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Amy Kolb Noyes / VPR

Earlier this month a school district merger vote was held in Elmore and Morristown. Both towns needed to approve the measure for the two school districts to merge into one. The measure was defeated in Elmore and passed in Morristown by a four-vote margin.

Cambridge Conservation Commission

Sunday is Orange Up Day in Cambridge. It’s a hunting season twist on Vermont’s spring Green Up Day tradition and organizers are hoping this new event will catch on as well.

Richmond Elementary School

Richmond Elementary School physical education teacher Brian Godfrey has been recognized as one of the best P.E. teachers in the country, and now he's in the running for a National Teacher of the Year honor.

Browns River Middle School has a one-in-four chance of winning a big grant to revamp its science and engineering design lab. But the Jericho school needs your vote today to help put it on top.

The Windham Wood Heat Initiative is offering a free public information forum on modern wood heating systems Monday, starting at 5:30 p.m. 

Jennifer Blay / FOLK

Today is opening day of rifle season for deer hunters in Vermont. Hunters around the state got an early start into the woods. But the first stop for many was a community hunter’s breakfast.

Vermont nonprofits have until the end of the month to put their name in the hat for a chance to win some grant money from the Vermont State Employees Credit Union. Next month, five charities will be presented to members of the statewide credit union, who can vote for their favorites. The $20,000 will be divvied up by percentage of votes received.

Joyce Babbitt / Browns River Middle School

Browns River Middle School in Jericho has a one-in-four chance of winning a national grant to revamp its science and engineering design lab, but the school needs help to get the money.

Kirk Carapezza / VPR

After a successful experiment last winter, the city of Montpelier has decided to institute winter on-street parking bans on an as-needed basis again this year. The policy goes into effect on Sunday.

Amy Kolb Noyes / VPR

Some popular hiking trails in the Northeast Kingdom are now protected, thanks to a land conservation effort that’s been years in the making.