Zen and the art of monster pumpkins

Ethan Nelson has been growing huge pumpkins around these parts since he saw Dan Boyce’s Vermont-record, one-ton pumpkin in 2018. It’s become more than a pastime for the Brandon resident.

RNESU learning COVID lessons

BRANDON — During the COVID-19 pandemic, youngsters have seen the brightness of their childhoods darkened by the specter of disease, uncertainty and the real-time fissuring of a society in which many have been taught to trust implicitly. New Rutland Northe … (read more)

OV boys’ golf team holes out on a heck of a season

The Otter Valley Union High School boys’ golf team wrapped up what was arguably the greatest golfing season in the school’s history last month with the NHSGA High School Golf National Invitational Tournament at the famed Pinehurst Golf Course in Pinehurst … (read more)

Shot doctor Dave Hopla plays hoops with area youth

Professional basketball shooting coach Dave Hopla was on hand to share his methods with area kids looking to increase their ability to tickle the twine and get a glimpse of Hopla’s ridiculous skills in the process.

Hinesburg poet drills into the burden of denial

Masquerading as a series of poems told from the perspective of residents in the fictional town of Sanctuary—some dating back as far as 450,000,000 B.C.E—the book’s concerns are neither fictional nor purely historical.

Some locals voice opposition to proposed Silver Lake hut

For the most part, the meeting was peaceable enough, although there were moments when opposing viewpoints threatened to derail the affable pretense of the occasion.

OV grads focus on finding happiness, chasing their passion

The bleachers at Markowski Field were overflowing on Saturday, June 11, as members of area communities showed up to support Otter Valley Union High School’s graduating Class of 2022.