Kyla, 8, Morgan, 6, and Jacob Krans, 8, (in the left sled) join Jeremy, 6, June, 4, and Timothy Krans as the kids form a train down the sledding hill at Neshobe Golf Club in Brandon on Monday afternoon. Alisha Krans watches out for the whole flock of children on a day off school.

Madison Spafford, 16, of Castleton, presents a $1,000 check to Kate Stephenson, program manager for the Vermont Farm Fund — a program of the Center for an Agricultural Economy. Spafford raise the money through her nonprofit, Boots ‘N’ Bows, which sells bows for pets and livestock. Spafford’s…

Well-armed Vermont State Police personnel patrol the grounds of the State House in Montpelier on Friday. Security has been beefed up around the State House in anticipation of next week’s presidential inauguration.

ORWELL — Farming may be an old profession, but there’s plenty about it left to learn. The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center, one of three of its kind in the nation, began offering technical support to local farmers this year and plans to kick things up a notch in the coming weeks.

The marble-faced columns of the Marble Bridge in Proctor sit above Otter Creek in Proctor on Monday afternoon. The historic bridge was put on the National Historic Register of Historic Places in 1991, and dedicated to Fletcher Proctor, who ran the Vermont Marble Company and served as governo…

The holidays may be over, but Chaffee Art Center still has the spirit for a little while longer. The Chaffee Art Center is still accepting votes for its annual gingerbread house-making contest until Saturday. The gallery will be open on Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m., and on Saturday fr…