Activities around town for Jul. 2

WHO KNEW YOU could make your own bouncy balls? It’s as simple as combining borax, white glue and cornstarch. See full list of materials and directions in this week’s Make It Together activity.

Hear live outdoor music. JazzEssentials, a jazz trio born in COVID-19 quarantine playing favorites from the Great American Songbook, will perform at the front entrance of the Middl

Admire our loons from a distance

LOONS NESTING ALONG lake shorelines are susceptible to human disturbance, and their nests can be flooded and destroyed by motorboat wakes. VTF&W photo/ Mitch Moraski

MONTPELIER — Few birding experiences rival hearing the haunting call of the loon or seeing them glide by in protected coves on a lake.

City work to focus on sidewalks next week

A bulbout is an extension of the curb that is designed to give pedestrians a little more safety when preparing to cross a street and also slow traffic. Photo by Richard Drdul

VERGENNES — Drivers through downtown Vergennes and along West Main Street near the city center can expect delays during the week of July 6 through 10 as workers pour and prep sidewalk and pedestria

Fort Ticonderoga opens for the season

HISTORIC FORT TICONDEROGA, a British stronghold captured by the Green Mountain Boys in the American Revolution, sits on 2,000 acres in New York across Lake Champlain from Addison County, Vermont. It opened for visitors this week. Photo credit Carl Heilman II, © Fort Ticonderoga

Historic Fort Ticonderoga, located in New York state just across Lake Champlain from Shoreham, Vt., this week opened for the season.


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