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June 23rd, 2017

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Passion for Parks: National Park Week is Perfect Excuse to Reconnect with Nature

By Helen Hossley Most park rangers I’ve met love what they do. They demonstrate a gentler way of living; an intrinsic value of imparting a little bit of wisdom, demonstrating a gentler way of living so others can be inspired to do the same and, hopefully leave the world in better place. I recently read an article highlighting that travel isn’t acce...

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Out & About: Vermont Moose Numbers Not So Simple

By Darren Marcy The Vermont moose herd has fallen on some hard times in recent years. A herd that was once pushing 5,000 animals is now estimated to have fallen to about 1,750. Based on what has been written and what people are saying about the current state of Vermont’s moose herd, it’s clear there are some misconceptions about how bad the situati...

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Passion for Parks: Springtime in the Parks

By Helen Hossley For many of us this time of year, we get a little impatient waiting for spring to arrive. The March snowstorms dampen our spirits a bit and we are tired of shoveling and driving in snowy conditions. As the sun follows the moon, springtime will happen in the Northeast. I was fortunate to have a wonderful reminder of springtime on my...

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Passion for Parks

By Helen Hossley Our national parks have been in the news a lot lately. I’d like to think it’s for all the right reasons. By training, Interpretive Park Rangers disseminate facts and information. They spend hours, days and sometimes, years researching and cross-referencing books, articles, interview transcripts, and other data to gain knowledge of...

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Local Youngster Places 2nd at State Hoop Shoot Competition

Carlo Concessi of Orange, Vermont took second place in the Vermont Elks Hoop Shoot for 8- and 9-year-old boys. Carlo represented Barre Lodge 1535 in the competition. Carlo first won the local (Barre Lodge) Hoop Shoot to advance to the Central Hoop Shoot in Windsor on January 7, where he competed against the local winners from Elks Lodges in the Nor...

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Passion for Parks

By Helen Hossley Looking through the lens of history of our parks seems glamorous; conjuring up nostalgia for the way they were in their heyday. We yearn to experience our parks as the pioneers of nature conservancy did; to be on the cutting edge of saving special places for future generations. How fabulous it would have been to be part of the conv...

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Join ‘Skip’ Lamere at Camp with his New Book, ‘Camp Stories From the Backwoods of Vermont’

By Aaron Retherford For over 50 years, Richard “Skip” Lamere has enjoyed backwoods camp life in the Northeast Kingdom. He’s loved sharing hilarious, gut-busting stories with friends and family over the years. That encouraged him to write a book, Camp Stories From the Backwoods of Vermont, so more people could understand what draws him to camp life....

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Sweet Repeats in Northfield Savings Bank 54th Vermont Milk Bowl

Nick Sweet of Barre successfully defended his title in the Northfield Savings Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road, using a pair of wins in the three 50-lap segments to claim a two-point victory in the combined standings over Jason Corliss of Barre. It was the third Thunder Road Late Model Sportsmen Milk Bowl victory of Sweet’s career. Corliss needed to...

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Allen Wins Thursday Night Finale On Jet Service/Accura Night

Jason Allen of Barre ran down pole-sitter David Whitcomb of Essex Jct. halfway through the race and stayed on top the rest of the way to claim victory in the Thunder Road Late Models on Jet Service Envelope/Accura Printing Night on the final Thursday night event of the season. Allen started fifth in the 24-car main event field, moved into second on...

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Pembroke Edges Chase in Photo Finish

Another Late Model feature, another photo finish at Thunder Road. Kyle Pembroke of Montpelier lost the lead to Eric Chase of Milton with a lap to go in the Times Argus Mid-Season Championship, then came back to claim the victory on the final lap by 2/100ths of a second. Pembroke, who started ninth in the 25-car grid, moved into the top three after...

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