“Ultimate” in Vermont

The Ultimate Frisbee (aka “ultimate”) is being recognized by Vermont Principals Association as a high school varsity sport for the first time in the United States…in Vermont.  It will start in 2019 in the spring. The game is played on a field slightly smaller than a football field by teams of seven. A disc has […]

Environmental News

Various initiatives have popped up recently throughout Vermont with the goal of environmental enhancement, protection and maintenance.  Here we look at three of them. First, a $132,000 federal grant has been awarded to Laurie Griggs, Earth and Environmental Science Professor of Norwich University.  This National Science Foundation grant will be used for the study of […]

Out and About in Vermont

There have been a few activities taking place in public arenas in Vermont recently.  First – together with much of America – the state celebrated Labor Day with its 42nd annual parade, which also marked the unofficial end of summer. This blowout party is extremely popular and each year has a theme.  The one for […]

Vermont Mozart Festival

For the first time this year, the annual Vermont Mozart Festival (VMF) has welcomed overseas musicians.  This year, a Cuban quartet played, led by Michael Dabroski who was impressed earlier this month when he was teaching in Cuba and came upon this unique=sounding classical music band, explaining that the “Cuban musical language is somewhat popular […]

Summertime in the City

Summer in Vermont is just fabulous. For those who live here all-year round, there is absolutely no reason to travel for a vacation.  Instead, we suggest a staycation and herewith we give you just a few of the many reasons why. So many people forget about the Vermont resort that offers a watering hole, scenic […]

Taking Treadmill to The Top

There are treadmills and then there are exercise experiences on machines.  According to Vermont Gaming Lounge co-owner Jamie Danaher, the University Mall in South Burlington has something better, providing the user with “the most immerse experience” that’s out there.  He explained that they use the Virtuix Omni – a treadmill that needs “a harness, special […]

Vermont’s A-Grade

Vermont has just been ranked the fifth best state, nationwide for K-12 Education.  The national data aggregator SmartAsset gave Vermont an A- for its educational achievements.  While it is true that the state does spend more money per child than any other state, this is still great news for Vermont students and as such has […]

Sail the Wonderful Waters of Lake Champlain

Since 1826 the Lake Champlain Transportation Company has been a reliable, safe, and especially friendly form of transportation for travelers desiring to cross the magnificent Lake Champlain on the western border of Vermont. Travelers can choose among three different routes between Vermont and New York; Grand Island, Vermont and Plattsburgh, New York; Burlington and Port […]