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  • Vt. stepdad charged in beating death of 2-year-old stepdaughter
    Vt. stepdad charged in beating death of 2-year-old stepdaughter
    A stepdad from Poultney, Vt., 31-year-old Dennis Duby, was arrested and charged on Feb.23 with the second-degree murder his 2-year-old stepdaughter, Dezirae Sheldon.According to Mass Live, detectives with the Vermont State Police say the child was...
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    A Vermont maple syrup trail: Get out of town and into the sugarbush
    The day temperatures reach into the 40’s, night temps stay below freezing, sunlight lingers a bit longer, and birds flit from maple tree to maple tree in the sugarbush. It’s maple sugarin’ time in Vermont!March is the time of...
  • Looking forward to fun on the slopes at Burke Mountain
    Looking Ahead: Burke Mountain Upgrades Snow Making
    One of the less well known treasures of Vermont skiing is Burke Mountain Resort, hidden away in the far northeastern corner of the state. It’s a favorite because of its laid-back atmosphere and the challenging nature of its trail system....
  • The Luxury Pet-friendly Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, VT
    LuxuryPAW Examines the Luxury Pet-friendly Stowe Mountain Lodge in Stowe, VT
    I’m a New Englander; born and bred, can’t deny it…and I’d never want to. Although I’ve traveled all over the world, I can’t imagine living, (permanently, let me just make that qualifier because there are a...
  • Gov. Shumlin = Vermont Maple Syrup smoothie with apple and walnut.  Vermont celebrity smoothie pairings
    Vermont celebrity smoothie pairings
    Which local celebrity would make a good name for a smoothie? Please let me know.This is a family fun activity for any time of day. Choose your favorite local celebrity and try the smoothie named in their honor made with local Vermont ingredients...
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    Natural Wisdom: Writing & Art as Spiritual Voice
    Natural Wisdom: Writing and Art as Spiritual VoiceSundays, October 2, 9, 16, 23; 12-2PM (come to one or all)Grace Congregational Church, Rutland, VermontThe trill of birdsong, the crash of waves… the exquisite voice of Mother Earth.How does...
  • West Hill House
    INNside skinny on West Hill House in Vermont's Mad River Valley
    I’ve written about the clever Leak Ravingpackage at Warren, Vermont’s West Hill House, yet there’s way more to this inn than raking leaves! Last week, I had the opportunity to visit the West Hill House located in the heart of the...
  • Possible Gunman at Virginia Tech
    From Facebook: Tri-Cities holding breath about gunman seen at Virginia Tech
    The reports of a possible gunman spotted at nearby Virginia Tech have created a ripple in the Tri-Cities once again. A mere 124 miles from Bristol, most residents have more than one connection to the campus or the Blacksburg area. Like any other...
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    Boise State wins late against Virginia Tech
    At FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, the Boise State Broncos played at a neutral field, at least that is what it will say on paper. The game at FedEx Field was anything but neutral, as a sell-out crowd of maroon and orange clad Virginia Tech fans...
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    Virginia Tech vs. Boise State Preview
    On Labor Day, September 6, the Virginia Tech Hokies will face the Boise State Broncos at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. For the casual fan, this is a great night game. Two teams ranked amongst the top 10. But for those who want to know the...
  • Virginia Tech basketball
    Virginia Tech Hokies add Kansas State to non-conference schedule
    This past season, the Virginia Tech Hokies were one of the top teams to miss the cut for entry into the NCAA Tournament. The analysis being they had a poor non-conference schedule which disqualified them from the Tournament. Virginia Tech Coach...