Evan Spencer admits he was a little intimidated when he learned about the number of hours required for his Professional Field Experience class, the semester-long internship he needed to complete in order to earn his STEM studies degree this spring.
The largest county in Vermont is growing—barely. Between 2009 and 2015, the total population of Chittenden County grew by 5.8%. Meanwhile, the county’s foreign born population grew by 34.7%.
For a group of intrepid students and volunteers in Rutland County, summer means days spent in a field in West Haven, sifting through clay-like soil. They are assisting on an archaeological dig at the Galick Farm site, which lies within the Helen W. Buckner Preserve at Bald Mountain.
MIDDLEBURY — Christina Frost of Middlebury acknowledges she could have followed a more conventional blueprint for her life. But an early pregnancy and the desire to escape a household rife with substance abuse sent her on a circuitous path that, at age 27, is finally leading her to a happy, healthy family of her own; […]