Statewide

Blog

Bennington Community Sun and Fun Festival

Bennington Community Sun and Fun Festival

  By Kathy Shaw Sun and Fun! 2019 was a huge success!  The free festival, now in its 5th year, aims to  to educate, in a festive atmosphere, about ways to get involved helping others and  the environment. Over 30 diverse community groups participated including...

read more
RiseVT Grant Keeps School Gardens Thriving

RiseVT Grant Keeps School Gardens Thriving

RiseVT Windham County provided Guilford Central School and Vernon Elementary School with summer garden care support and funds for gardening tools and supplies to both schools. One of the biggest challenges faced by school gardens is who will maintain them over the...

read more
CyclingSavvy: Helping Bike Riders Gain Confidence

CyclingSavvy: Helping Bike Riders Gain Confidence

By Bruce Lierman Ride a bike for transportation? "It's too scary" "I don't want to be in the way" "I haven't ridden a bike in years" These are typical responses if you ask a person at random if they would consider riding a bike for transportation around town, for...

read more
Pickleball & Bocce Ball Sweep the Islands

Pickleball & Bocce Ball Sweep the Islands

Written by Joy Choquette Do you love a good game of ping pong? Are you secretly excited when your son or granddaughter challenges you to a match of badminton? Do you get a kick out of tennis? If you answered, “yes” to any of these questions than you’ll want to try a...

read more
POP! The Power of Produce

POP! The Power of Produce

The children at the Middlebury Farmers Market now have the opportunity to play with their fruits and veggies along with eating them. The PoP, Power of Produce Club along is a grant funded program that was created in Oregon city, Oregon and allows kids to earn tokens...

read more
New Advisory Lanes in Lincoln

New Advisory Lanes in Lincoln

New pavement markings in the town of Lincoln on Creamery Street and the traveled, level portion of Quaker Street from the triangle north to the path to Lincoln Library provide a gentle reminder that motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians share responsibility for safe...

read more
Play Time is on at Franklin Central School!

Play Time is on at Franklin Central School!

-written by Faith DuBois, RiseVT Staff If they haven’t already discovered it yet, children returning to the Franklin Central School this year will find even more opportunities for activity with the addition of the new playground, which was made possible through the...

read more