Category Archives: Middlebury VT

Moonlight in Vermont, Light Pollution, and the Perseid Meteor Shower

Though there are no dark-sky parks in Vermont, there are some places you can still find inspiration from the nighttime sky without too much light encroachment. Addison County has no major light polluters. With only one city, Vergennes, and no big towns other than Middlebury, your opportunities for star gazing are pretty good – weather permitting, of course. This is great news because the confluence of the New Moon with the peak of Perseid Meteor Shower is in the offing. Read More

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Moonlight in Vermont, Willie Nelson and Music Festivals

From the Grateful Dead in Highgate to the Emerson String Quartet at Shelburne Farms to Grace Potter on Church Street, Vermont is the perfect place for a summer music festival. Once the season hits, you’ll find music bursting all over …Read More

Merry Christmas from Middlebury: Christine’s Holiday Fruitcake

Fruitcake is the butt of many seasonal jokes, but my favorite fruitcake is no laughing matter – until you’ve enjoyed too much of it, that is. I offer my recipe here as a holiday treat to my past and future …Read More

Middlebury Chili Contest Winners!

A few weekends ago, Middlebury held it’s 2nd annual Winter Carnival and Chili Contest. The chili contest is held on the sidewalks of Main Street and Merchants Row and the public choose winners for various categories. This is a great …Read More

Middlebury Chili Contest Winners!

A few weekends ago, Middlebury held it’s 2nd annual Winter Carnival and Chili Contest. The chili contest is held on the sidewalks of Main Street and Merchants Row and the public choose winners for various categories. This is a great …Read More

Check Out Properties in Vermont for Newest Price Reductions

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Real estate research site Trulia.com says 24.6 percent of current homes on the market in the United States as of July 1, have had at least one price cut, totaling $27.1 billion in reductions. …Read More

Check Out Properties in Vermont for Newest Price Reductions

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Real estate research site Trulia.com says 24.6 percent of current homes on the market in the United States as of July 1, have had at least one price cut, totaling $27.1 billion in reductions. …Read More

Grape Growing in Vermont

One doesn’t normally associate vineyards and grape growing with Vermont, but Chris Granstrom, owner of Lincoln Peak Vineyard in Middlebury, Vermont is changing that. Starting out as an apple and then strawberry grower, Granstrom turned to grape growing about five …Read More

Grape Growing in Vermont

One doesn’t normally associate vineyards and grape growing with Vermont, but Chris Granstrom, owner of Lincoln Peak Vineyard in Middlebury, Vermont is changing that. Starting out as an apple and then strawberry grower, Granstrom turned to grape growing about five …Read More

Gardening Builds Community in Middlebury, Vermont

Image by pictoscribe via Flickr This spring, Middlebury, Vermont will join a growing list of towns with a community garden. With plans to start in mid-May, the garden will be located on a plot of donated land behind Otter Creek …Read More

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