Vermont's pollinators need your help

VERMONT’S POLLINATORS REMAIN in peril. With so many wild plants and commercial food products dependent on bees and other insects, the time to act is now. Photo/Chris Ingram, VF&W

MONTPELIER — Many of Vermont’s pollinator species continue to remain in peril, and as Vermonters are returning to their gardens and landscaping projects this spring, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife

Hungry for an audience, entertainer finds creative outlets

COMEDIAN AND PEIRCING artist Pierre Vachon playfully pours hand sanitizer on his head while showing off his tattoos for his upcoming COVID Calendar. The Middlebury entertainer is finding new creative outlets since public gatherings went away when COVID-19 showed up. Photo by Season Violet

MIDDLEBURY — Over the years, modern day Renaissance man Pierre Vachon has worn many different hats.

Keep dogs and postal carriers separate

BE CONSIDERATE OF your mail delivery person and bring your dogs inside before the mail is delivered. Postal workers were attacked by dogs 5,803 times last year, 14 of which were in Vermont.

Can you picture a member of your family attacking a mail carrier? Of course not, but it happened 5,803 times last year across the nation. Fourteen of those were here in Vermont.


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