Welcome,  
|   
October 2nd, 2014

Monthly Archives: December 2013

The ultimate road trip

This season, Americans are embarking on all types of journeys, from romantic weekends to outdoor activity focused getaways. In fact, 28 percent of Americans will take a road trip for the Thanksgiving holiday driving an average of 1,117 miles, according to the Hankook Quarterly Gauge Index. But what defines the ultimate road trip? Hear what drivers...

Read More

Experts warn of cyber threats during peak online shopping season

Consumers often associate holiday shopping with long lines, crowded stores and overpriced goods. In recent years, many have turned to e-commerce as an easier alternative – holiday shopping without the headache. This year e-commerce sales are projected to reach $ 262 billion, a 13-percent increase over 2012. Hampering celebration of this stres...

Read More

Vermont’s New Free Ice Fishing Day

  Always wanted to go ice fishing but couldn’t find a good excuse to get away? The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has found that excuse for you: a “free ice fishing day” on the fourth Saturday in January.   Saturday, January 25, 2014 is Vermont’s new free ice fishing day – a day when anyone, resident or nonresident, may go fishing...

Read More

Hunger Mountain Coop Donates Over $45,000 worth of Groceries to Vermonters in Need

Last Sunday, as the snow was falling outside, Member-Owners and staff members were busy inside Hunger Mountain Coop packing enough groceries to feed over 1,000 people in Washington County. The Coop’s community distribution partners braved the icy roads and arrived with helping hands to pick up the holiday grocery bags donated by The Coop.   Co...

Read More

Additional Recyclables Center Moves to Old Times Argus Building

  Join the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District for an Open House, celebrating the relocation of its Additional Recyclables Collection Center (ARCC). On Saturday, January 18, 2014, CVSWMD will be open for additional recyclables collection, tours of the facility at 540 North Main Street, Barre, and demonstrations of its compost colle...

Read More

Governor, AOT Officials Outline Winter Roads Plan

  Gov. Peter Shumlin was joined last week by officials from the Agency of Transportation (VTrans), the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Governor’s Highway Safety Program at the VTrans District 5 garage in Colchester to address important issues related to winter driving in Vermont. The group outlined some of the new technologies and t...

Read More

Join Vermont State Parks for Fun, Guided, First Day Hikes

  Start the New Year out right with a hike in a Vermont State Park. On January 1, 2014, join one of the free, guided hikes taking place in state parks throughout Vermont. There are easy hikes suitable for families with small children, moderate hikes, challenging hikes and even a dog hike. Professional guides and outdoor educators will lead the...

Read More

Vermont Needs a Paid Sick Days Law

  Editor: I’m a farmer and builder in Glover, Vermont, writing about the importance of paid sick days. When folks initially explained the idea to me it seemed absurd. I’ve worked over 20 jobs and never had paid sick days. Yet I’ve seen firsthand how important paid sick days are to workers.   When I was 19 at my first farm job, I whacked m...

Read More

Onion River Exchange Thanks the Community

    Editor:   Dear Central Vermont community, thank you for your support of our December Community of Abundance Fund Raiser by the Onion River Exchange (ORE) time bank. We hosted a silent auction with goods and services donated from our members and served up a localvore dinner with chefs Susan Reid and Mary Roehm at the Montpelier Se...

Read More

Montpelier Alive Seeks Volunteers

  Editor:   Since 1999, Montpelier Alive has led the effort to enhance the vibrancy and unique character of downtown Montpelier. We always welcome new people to help in this effort including the following:   1. Members for any one of our five standing committees: Promotion, Design, Economic Development, Organization and Merchants. Al...

Read More

left
Pause
Right
 
vt-world.com Webutation
 
The World Online
The World
403 US Route 302
Barre, VT 05641
Phone: (802) 479-2582
Copyright © 2014 The World Online