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Lemon Fair Wild Life Management Area gains 330 acres. Milton has a new town manager. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture announces a free breakfast on the farm event.

Beth O'Keefe / Vermont Farm Bureau

The Vermont Agency Of Agriculture wants you to have breakfast on them with a local dairy farmer. The first Vermont Breakfast on the Farm will be held at Nea-Tocht Farm, in Ferrisburgh.


It's a big day at Lemon Fair Wildlife Management Area in Bridport and Cornwall. This morning the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is celebrating the addition of 330 acres to what it calls some of the most productive wildlife habitat in that part of the state.

Carrie Clement

Milton has a new chief administrative officer. Donna Barlow Casey started work last week as the tenth Milton Town Manager, and the first woman to hold the job since its creation in 1978.

The Windham County Economic Development Program has been re-launched to distribute funds negotiated from the closure of Vermont Yankee. The High Meadows Fund promotes and finances a new watershed resilience initiative. The Vermont Steampunk Festival is coming to Springfield in September.

VPR/Steve Zind

How can Vermont's riverside communities better handle the risk of floods? The Vermont Community Foundation's High Meadows Fund believes promoting watershed-wide resiliency, rather than a town-by-town approach, is the key to preparing for high water events.

On Tuesday, state and local economic development officials announced the relaunch of the Windham County Economic Development Program. The program is tasked with promoting jobs in Windham County, using funds promised to the state from the Vermont Yankee shutdown.

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Vermont dropped three places, but remains among the nation's top five states for child well-being, according to the 2015 Kids Count Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Lenemeryphoto / Springfield Vermont Steampunk Festival

Whether you're a steampunk enthusiast, or just curious about the fiction genre that has developed a cult-like following, you may want to make plans to be in Springfield this September. The inaugural Springfield Steampunk Festival is happening September 11-13.

Amy Kolb Noyes / VPR

Bikes have been popping up throughout the village of Morrisville in the past week - in front of the Morristown Town Offices, at the library and down by the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. They're there for the taking, as long as you fill out a waiver at the town office and return your ride within 72 hours.