Children sway to the beat of Moose Jr. on Thursday morning in Rutland as they dance among bubbles made by a bubble machine. With a grant from the Vermont Arts Council, Vermont Arts Exchange partnered with Head Start for a half-hour show and the aforementioned bubbles headlined by Moose Jr. f…

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps member Riv Lyons, of Deerfield, Massachusetts, drills into hemlock framing while building a new boardwalk trail in West Rutland on Tuesday afternoon. On Tuesday, a number of volunteers from the Rutland County Audubon Society came to help the VYCC members haul…

Lakes Region’s Joe Valerio still knew how to find his way to the mound after only pitching to one batter against Brattleboro in the first week of the season. Once he got there, he showed he still knew his way around the mound, limiting Rutland Post 31 to two runs on three hits over the first…

Julia Quimby-Cohen, of the Chaffee Art Center, and Bob Jones, of R. Hulett Trucking, unload a delivery of benches for local artists to paint. The 40 painted benches will be part of a community art project and will be displayed around town. Ten of the benches will later be auctioned.

Anthony and Michelle Martinez of Brooklyn, New York, pick strawberries and blueberries on Thursday afternoon at Breezy Hill Berry Farm in Castleton with their sons Ant, 5, and Gee, 4, during a Vermont visit. The North Road farm is open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and has strawberries and black ra…

Baird Morgan, the founder of Village Farm in Pittsford uses a brushcutter to mow down a stubborn patch of weeds on Tuesday afternoon. The Pittsford Village Farm is hosting a Tunesday concert series this summer on Tuesday evenings from 6-8:30. They have also expanded their community garden pr…

Baird Morgan, the founder of Village Farm in Pittsford, uses a brushcutter to mow down a stubborn patch of weeds Tuesday afternoon in preparation for an evening concert featuring musician Phil Henry. The Pittsford Village Farm is hosting a concert series this summer on Tuesday evenings from …