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    A Shooting Party, Vermont Style

    The directions were simple enough and after about an hour on the road, I made one turn, then another, and was on the dirt road leading up to my destination. Peaceable Hills Preserve. I had been invited here by my friend, Lars Jacob, to shoot some birds.  It was a fine, clear November morning. The […]

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    Mountain Valley Medical Clinic

    After 35 years, the Mountain Valley Medical Clinic is still of the people, by the people and for the people A need….an idea… a person to galvanize a community… a restless physician, disparate elements that fell nicely into place A visit with long-time Mountain Valley Medical clinic physician, Dr. Roger Fox at home is a […]

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    Newfane’s Law

    How a Vermont town is creating a universal truth, one pie at a time. You’re probably familiar with Newton’s Law: An object in motion will stay in motion unless an outside force intervenes. But are you of aware of Newfane’s Law? It states that a driver in motion on Route 30 heading toward Stratton Mountain […]

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    The Magnificent Maple Tree

    In 1948, the Vermont legislature declared the sugar maple (Acer saccharum) the state tree. The honor was long overdue. Vermont forests would be a lot thinner without sugar maples, as would Vermont wallets. The Green Mountain State is the leading producer of maple syrup in the United States (about 500,000 gallons per year). More significantly, […]

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