Tag Archives: Woodchuck

Woodchuck Festival this weekend

By Jaime Thomas Winter’s biggest carnival in the area finally arrives this Saturday, Feb. 1, at the 11th annual Woodchuck Festival. The West Pawlet Fire Department will once again host the annual event, which offers contests, games, food, crafts and more. Among the more popular activities is the famous cow plop bingo, which will begin […]

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Sunday and Phoebe, two cows who turn waste into wealth

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By Jaime Thomas It takes a lot of guts to be Sunday the cow. After all, there’s a lot of money riding on her, ahem, regularity. In fact, when Sunday gets the urge to make her own brand of cow pie, one of two lucky winners will earn $250. Sunday will replace former cow-star Blizzard […]

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West Pawlet ready for festival this weekend

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By Jaime Thomas After all the excitement it’s finally time for the 10th annual Woodchuck Festival at the Mettawee Community School in West Pawlet tomorrow, Feb.2. And while the lack of snow may be bad for other events, the clear and relatively mild weather expected this weekend will be a good thing for those who […]

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Woodchuck Festival is Saturday

Members of the West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department Dave Hosley, Harley Stearns, Ken norman and collaborating artist Roy Egg invite everyone to come out and see the Woodchuck Festival and check out the vendor marketplace.

Every February, hundreds of people gather in a rural community and wait for a small furry creature to emerge from its winter hibernation and … kick off the Woodchuck Festival and Firemen’s Games, of course. Punxsutawney Phil takes a back seat to “W.P.” Woodchuck in the Lakes Region. Besides who needs a groundhog to tell […]

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Something Woodchuck This Way Comes

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Woodchuck Rescue Teams Wanted West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department invites all area fire departments to enter four-person teams for  the 8th Annual Woodchuck Festival Games on to be held on February 12, 2011 at the Mettawee Community School, Vt. Route 153, West Pawlet, Vt. Fire Departments may enter additional teams, each costs $20 per team. […]

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Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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