Two Nights in the Stone Hut on Mount Mansfield by Amy Patenaude Weirs Times Outdoor/Ski Writer Stowe Mountain Resort is a classic ski mountain. Mount Mansfield’s Chin is Vermont’s high point at elevation 4,395 feet. The Resort’s trails are snuggled beneath the mountain’s rugged ridgeline and drop to the valley floor. Skiers and snowboarders can
Day: March 12, 2015
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by Jim MacMillan Weirs Times Contributing Writer Well, we are about to celebrate yet another St. Patty’s Day on March 17 when supposedly there was much joyous noise made over someone who drove snakes from the streets; or whatever excuse there was for drinking beer again…
by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS–Amid a near unquenchable thirst for natural resources, a desire to develop new trading partners, and an opportunity to press for political influence in a vast region increasingly ignored by the United States, the People’s Republic of China is forging ahead to develop closer ties with
by Brendan Smith Weirs Times Editor I really have to do a better job of researching things before I schedule something. But really, who has the time? Next Friday, March 20th, has been designated “Fresh Air Fund Day’ by Governor Hassan. The Fresh Air Fund is a great program that gives thousands of inner-city kids
by Steve White Weirs Times Contributing Writer You may not wish to acknowledge this as you look out your frosty windows, but winter is beginning to loosen its grip on our region,. After two trips on the roof to remove several feet of snow, you begin to look for any signs of hope for the