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HINSDALE — As the sun begins to shine and the snow and ice retreat, giving way to grass, it is more than just an indicator of the arrival of spring. Along with the change in weather comes the spring sports season, and for some members of the Hinsdale Track and Field team a chance to return t…

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department and Ruth Shafer will be offering Roller Skating lessons to both adults and youth prior to public roller skating time at the Nelson Withington Skating Facility from Friday, April 14 until Friday May 19. Youth lessons are for indi…

STRATTON — This weekend some of the biggest names in snowboarding will be on Stratton Mountain for a new event that pays homage to snowboarding’s roots.

Jordan Hawkins scored 20 points and UConn overwhelmed its fourth straight NCAA Tournament opponent, earning its first trip to the Final Four in nine years with an 82-54 blowout of Gonzaga. The Huskies have felt right at home in their first extended March Madness run since winning the 2014 national championship, playing their best basketball of what had been an up-and-down season. UConn controlled the usually efficient Bulldogs at both ends in the West Region final. These elite Huskies did what the UConn women couldn’t for once and are headed to Houston. Drew Timme had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Gonzaga in his final collegiate game.

NEW YORK — Alijah Martin, Vladislav Goldin and ninth-seeded Florida Atlantic became the first and lowest-seeded team to reach this year’s Final Four as the Owls withstood another huge game by Kansas State’s Markquis Nowell to beat the Wildcats 79-76 on Saturday night.

Garnet Hathaway scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and the NHL-best Boston Bruins wrapped up first place in the Atlantic Division with their sixth straight victory, beating Tampa Bay 2-1. The win was the Bruins’ 56th and moves them one behind the club record, set in 1970-71. It also keeps them on pace to set the NHL record for victories in a regular season with 10 games left. Patrice Bergeron added a power-play goal for the Bruins and Linus Ullmark made 26 saves, raising his record to 36-5-1. Victor Hedman had a shorthanded score for the Lightning and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 32 shots.

Members of the Bellows Falls’ baseball team participate in the first day of full baseball practice at the Bellows Union High School on Monday, March 20, 2023.

BELLOWS FALLS — The Vermont Basketball Coaches Association has voted seniors Jake Moore and Jamison Nystrom to the all-CVL (Central Vermont League) first team, which earns them a spot in Saturday’s North/South game at CVU in Hinesburg. Tip time for the D-4/D-3 contest is 1 p.m.

HARTFORD, Conn. — Rhode Island College’s Division III championship hopes were derailed Saturday in a close loss to No. 1 Christopher Newport in a national semifinal.

March Madness is in full swing and in the opening day of first round action in the men’s tournament, I, like probably many other people, saw their bracket busted. I didn’t see No. 13 Furman upsetting No. 4 Virginia and I certainly did not see Princeton taking down No. 2 Arizona.

WEST DOVER — Skiers and riders looking to take plenty of runs at Mount Snow or other Vail Resorts mountains next winter can find the right season pass fit for them.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Growing up in Hinsdale, N.H. and watching the UConn women’s basketball team, Angelina Nardolillo always dreamed of one day playing in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament in pursuit of a championship title. This weekend, that dream will come true — sort of.

CRAFTSBURY — Fourteen members of the Putney Ski Club made the trip to Craftsbury for the New England Bill Koch League Ski Festival last weekend. The 11 racers from Putney joined a team of over 70 athletes between the ages of 3 and 14 representing Southern Vermont. The action-packed weekend f…

Maintenance workers for the Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department use tractors to remove the ice from the Nelson Withington Ice Skating facility in Brattleboro on Monday, March 13, 2023.

The Southern Vermont League announced its nordic skiing all star teams, with Brattleboro’s Gabriele Jeppasen-Bellci making the boys first team and Katherine Normandeau making the girls first team.

My name is Jordan Heiden. I’m a young Vermonter who drives a hybrid, has 17 solar panels on her roof, and joyfully embraces a fully plant-based diet. I’m also the Keep Vermont Cool campaign manager.

I had the unique privilege when I was the CEO and president of the Brattleboro Retreat from 2006-2016 of working closely with Dr. Fritz Engstrom in his role as chief medical officer. It is rare in one’s working life to have the opportunity to partner as an executive leader with an individual…

Vermont State University announced in January that it would have a digital resource library as of July 1, 2023. We were immediately met with a wave of questions, comments, and concerns. And though there was a negative sentiment, we were heartened to see our university and community unite pas…

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