Info session set for Telephone Gap projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service invites comments for the proposed Telephone Gap Integrated Resource Project located on the Rochester and Middlebury Ranger Districts of the Green Mountain National Forest.

Green Ridge Forest conserved

One of Vermont’s largest connected and privately-owned forests outside of the Northeast Kingdom — partially in Addison County — has been protected.

Rochester man runs for local state Senate seat

Mason Wade, who is running this November as an independent, joins a field that includes Bray, Hardy, Cornwall Republican Robert Burton and Bristol Republican Lloyd Dike. 

Enjoy an evening of poetry with the Jacksons

The Rochester Public Library will host an evening of poetry with two special guests, Major Jackson and Didi Jackson, on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m.

‘Full Frontal Fairytales’ on stage in Rochester

This one-night storytelling event features new, original fairytales by our artistic community’s best writers that run the gambit from zany to heart-wrenching to profound and back again.

Granville, Hancock firefighters battle Rochester fire

Firefighters from Granville and Hancock were called to fight a major blaze that claimed a Rochester home just before New Year’s.

RASTA changes its name, launches Velomont Trail

ROCHESTER­­––The trail network organization that has been called RASTA since its founding in 2013 is changing its name to The Ridgeline Outdoor Collective (ROC), or Ridgeline, for short. The organization has been instrumental in developing mountain biking … (read more)

Chamber music to play in Rochester

The Rochester Chamber Music Society presents “Angels, Devils and Visionaries,” a baroque concert celebrating the music of the French Court of Louis XV on Sunday, July 11, at 4 p.m., in the Rochester Federated Church.Joining RCMS is renowned viola da gamba … (read more)

Free chamber music concert in Rochester

The Rochester Chamber Music Society opens their 27th season with an evening concert on Thursday, July 1, at 7:30 p.m., presenting the Heliand Consort. The concert is free and will be held at the Rochester Federated Church.The Vermont-based chamber music e … (read more)

‘Full Frontal Fairy Tales’ plays at Bald Mountain Theater

Bald Mountain Theater, in Rochester, presents a streamed performance, Saturday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m., of new stories created by our ensemble and special guests. Just the kind of stories you would expect from Bald Mountain: irreverent, intense and fun. T … (read more)

$140K in tax credits to spur development in Vergennes, Middlebury

MONTPELIER — Among the $3.2 million in Downtown and Village Center tax credits that Gove. Phil Scott announced this week were earmarks for business and living improvement projects in Vergennes and Middlebury.  In all, the new tax credits will support 30 p … (read more)

Meet Hancock, Granville and Rochester lawmakers

HANCOCK — Residents of Hancock, Granville and Rochester will have the opportunity to meet with their legislators on Saturday, Feb. 15, at a legislative coffee and conversation session at Hancock Town Hall from 9-10:30 a.m.  Vermont House members Peter Con … (read more)

Period instruments featured at Rochester series

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Chamber Music Society closes their 25th summer season on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 4 p.m., in the Federated Church of Rochester.  The grand Baroque concert will feature period instruments with performers from the Boston area, including … (read more)

Omer String Quartet tunes up in Rochester

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Chamber Music Society presents the award-winning Omer String Quartet on Friday, Aug. 2, 7 p.m., at the Federated Church in Rochester, as part of the RCMS’s 25th anniversary summer concert series. Known for their energetic, enthus … (read more)