From This Side of the Mountain
Vermont’s “Ocean” Park
The Carriage Trail
Connecting Rutland to Proctor
This new trail following an old road invites people to hike or bike close to nature.
Mary Ellen Shaw
Magician Phil Moore
Inventor of Illusions
Local legend Phil Moore creates illusions for nationally known magicians.
Sandra Stillman Gartner
Draft Horses Make a Comeback in Vermont
Draft horses and their owners gathered for the Green Mountain Draft Horse Association Hay Days.
Nonagenarian on the Sea
Castleton’s Phebe Bell rides the waves every summer on a schooner in Maine.
A Little Brigadoon
The Middletown Springs Park
This quiet town was once the scene of tourists coming from the cities to stay in the 150-room hotel and take the healing water cure.
Stepping into Nature
The Water Lily’s World
Look closely at a water lily and you’ll see the living quarters of everything from beetles to moths.
A Vermont Millennial has found a path to studying and traveling abroad without going into debt.
Kitchen to Table
A Vermont Roots Trio
Three specialty food producers cater to our taste buds.
Kim J. Gifford
Spotlight on Business
Rotary’s Wallingford Origins
Paul Harris, the founder of Rotary, grew up two doors away from the brick school- house in Wallingford.
All About the Arts
Making Music Makers
The old Melodeon Factory in East Poultney turned out beautiful instruments in the 19th century.
Killington Music Festival, Vermont Marble Museum and Battle of Hubbardton Weekend
East Poultney Melodeon Factory & Union Academy
Photo Cassie Horner