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The town of Stowe, Vermont is hosting The Bikes, Bevs and Beats Festival this weekend.There are local beer, wine and cider promotions and live music throughout the weekend at our restaurants.There will be beginner mountain bike safety and riding lessons as well as guided mountain bike tours. Loca...
Vermont Air National Guard, based in Burlington, is deploying 150 troops and 10 F-16 Fighting Falcons to Japan. The 158th Fighter Wing is nicknamed 'The Green Mountain Boys' after our heroes who fought in the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War and the Spanish-American War.The Green Mountai...
Stowe Wine & Food Classic will take place at Trapp Family Lodge from Friday June 12th at 5:00 through Sunday June 14th at 4:00.  This 17th annual event is a fundraiser for the benefit of Copley Hospital and The Vermont Food Bank.  Recent Stowe Wine & Food Classics have netted roughly $20,000 each...
Open house at 183 Fern Court in Colchester on Sunday May 31st from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This freshly painted 2,200 square foot townhome offers 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, full basement, two car garage and large yard in a peaceful neighborhood setting. Fireplace, hardwood floors and a dramatic 400 square ...
As I reflect on the meaning of Memorial Day - more than picnics, barbeques and a day off from work- I give thanks for the countless soldiers and heroes who have fought for our country. Many souls have made brave sacrifices protecting us and providing us with the freedom we have today.This holiday...
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a 740 mile series of waterways that paddlers like to canoe or kayak. The rivers and lakes traverse New York, Vermont, Quebec, Maine and New Hampshire.On Saturday May 9, 2015, join fellow paddlers to hear a five panel presentation at Splash at the Boathouse at th...
Come One, Come All to Vermont's first ever Active Rain Meet Up!I will be hosting Vermont's first Active Rain Meet Up at Arvad's Grill & Pub located at 3 South Main Street in Waterbury, Vermont on Wednesday May 13th at 5:30. They have outdoor seating on the patio which we can enjoy if the weather ...
Phoenix Books in The Shops at Essex is celebrating Star Wars Day today with Chewbaccaccinos. This silly named drink is a caramel flavored cappuccino topped with caramel and chocolate syrup. This yummy creation can be had for a mere $4.Join Phoenix Books and Great American Dream Realty in celebrat...
Yesterday was my Two Year Active Rain Anniversary. How nice it was to get to share it in person with Bob and Nick Crane while camping at Lake Ozonia in New York. Bob and Nick drove from Wisconsin and I drove from Vermont. These last two years have built many friendships for me – friendships that ...
You Might Be from Vermont IF...You Know Who Champ the Lake Monster Is!Samuel de Champlain is credited with discovering Lake Champlain in 1609.  He was quoted as seeing an exceedingly large serpent-like creature during his voyages. Since then, Champ has been rumored to be seen from anywhere from t...

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