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Maple Landmark, America’s “Local Toy Company,” Rooted in Family, Forest

Maple Landmark, America’s “Local Toy Company,” Rooted in Family, Forest

Mike Rainville, founder and owner of Maple Landmark, landed his first wholesale account at age 15, when a traveling salesman noticed the wooden tic tac toe boards Mike had for sale at the Lincoln
Town Forests Bring Vermonters Together, Even While Social Distancing

Town Forests Bring Vermonters Together, Even While Social Distancing

In the era of COVID-19, Vermonters are particularly fortunate to live in a rural state where access to the outdoors is abundant. Even people living in Vermont’s largest city and the epicenter of ...
Vermont Wood Banks Offer Neighborly Heating Assistance

Vermont Wood Banks Offer Neighborly Heating Assistance

By MARGARET GRAYSON On a windy stretch of Bristol Road in Monkton, Lee Kauppila was ready to tell a story. Clad in a red checkered jacket, toque and work gloves, he was all booming voice and ...
Vermont’s Original Extreme Sport: The Lumberjack Competition

Vermont’s Original Extreme Sport: The Lumberjack Competition

When most people think about world-class athletes from Vermont, they think of Olympic skiers and snowboarders like Kelly Clark, Hannah Kearney and Sophie Caldwell. And while it’s true that ...