Local

alpaca in winter
An Affection for Alpaca

Shopping for warm socks, I befriend a herd of alpacas. If you take the farm tour to meet the alpacas up close and personal, which of course you must, you will see what I saw when Sandy walks into the pens: a dedicated farmer plus any number of alpacas having a little love fest. Here’s the story…

Local

vtdigger
Making Headlines

To fully appreciate the rise of VTDigger.org—a Vermont news website whose monthly pageviews top 1 million—you have to scroll back nearly a decade to the day founder Anne Galloway suffered a fall…

Local

stratton mountain volunteer fire company
Keeping Our Community Safe

For the handful of brave souls who give their time through the Stratton Volunteer Fire Company, the idea of walking into a burning building doesn’t deter them. For local rural fire service members, the challenges and dangers they face are all worth it to help their community and family members in a time of need…

Snow Sports

jake burton
First Tracks

From its inauspicious beginnings in Londonderry, snowboarding has become a worldwide phenomenon, and the halfpipe competition continues to be one of the biggest draws in the Winter Games. And it all started right here in Vermont thanks to a man with a single-minded vision and some fearless local athletes who dreamed of flying through the air and landing on the snow, and thus created a whole new sport…

Good Works

eunice kennedy shriver
One Woman’s Vision Becomes a Global Movement

When Eunice Kennedy Shriver founded Special Olympics in 1968 and hosted the first World Games at Chicago’s Soldier Field, she took a rebellious stand against the injustices faced by people with intellectual disabilities. She faced seemingly insurmountable obstacles and yet never wavered in her steadfast belief that every person deserves to be treated with respect and to have an opportunity to be included…

Families

the mill east arlington
Create 4 Freedom Contest

The CREATE 4 FREEDOM ℠ Contest 2018 offers students the unique opportunity to test their own creativity and problem-solving abilities. THE MILL, in association with the 4 Freedoms Festival, LLC, is proud to announce the contest, which challenges today’s high school students to examine the meaning of freedom in 2018…

Featuring Manchester and the Mountains

Stratton Magazine’s mission is to showcase the communities, people and lifestyle of Southern Vermont. With a focus on the Manchester and The Mountains areas, the magazine promotes their vibrant year-round recreation, events, culinary and arts activities. Our offices are located in the historic Kimball Grist Mill in the heart of Manchester Center, Vermont. Mountain Media, LLC. is comprised of a creative and enthusiastic team that lives and works in the very area Stratton Magazine highlights.
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