Topics :: Vermont

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Vermont Governor Hopes to Turn Tourists Into Residents

Mar 26
Vermont is hoping to help some tourists who enjoy skiing or fall-foliage trips to Vermont to move to the state full time.

Sweet Job: Trio of Judges Select Vermont's Best Maple Syrup

By Lisa Rathke | Feb 2
In the country's top maple producing state, Vermonters take their maple syrup seriously.

Vermont's Lake Money: The U.S.'s longest Nordic Skating Trail

Jan 25
Ice skating on Vermont's Lake Morey is far more than circling around a makeshift rink. It's an expedition - a 4.5-mile one, around the frozen lake's perimeter.

Vermont Nude Beach in Jeopardy

By Wilson Ring | Jun 1
For decades, the tiny, out-of-site beach at the south end of Vermont's fjord-like Lake Willoughby has been known as much for its nudity as its views of the clear, cold lake. Now, regulars fear its charm could be the area's undoing.

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.

Vermont Celebrates Successful Season for Maple Syrup

Apr 8
Vermont sugarhouses produce more than 1.3 million gallons of maple syrup annually, topping more than $300 million in sales. That amount represents more than 40 percent of all the maple syrup produced each year in the United States.

Big Maple: Demand For New Sweeteners Brings Boom in Vermont

By Lisa Rathke | Mar 16
Once a side venture that helped farmers pay their taxes, Vermont maple syrup is becoming big business, with corporations buying up thousands of acres of trees as they bank in part on a rise in demand for alternative natural sweeteners.

Go East: Vermont Ski Season Heats Up

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 30
With 20 Alpine resorts and 29 dedicated to Nordic skiing, the Green Mountain State is legendary for serious winter fun whether you dig downhill, boarding or cross-country adventure.

Passenger Train Derails in Vermont

By Wilson Ring | Oct 6
An Amtrak train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., on Monday hit rocks that had fallen onto the track from a ledge, spilling the locomotive and a passenger car down an embankment, derailing three other cars and injuring seven people.

Vermont Lays Claim to 'World's Best Foliage'

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 16
After years of watching other states attempt to position themselves as autumn destinations, Vermont has thrown down the gauntlet and declared itself the home of the World's Best Foliage.

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