These local nonprofits need support. Find out what they’re trying to do and how you can help.

Free Press Staff  |  Burlington Free Press Feeling financially fortunate? If you like to give back, there are 14 Vermont nonprofits and municipal organizations that could use a donation as they raise money to for projects aimed at building local communities. The organizations, grouped below by the geographic regions they serve, have until Oct. 16 to meet their fundraising …

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Vermont officials urge fire caution due to abnormally dry outdoor conditions

Elizabeth Murray   | Burlington Free Press Recent abnormally dry conditions are causing Vermont Forests, Parks and Recreation officials to urge caution to those thinking about open burning.  The North American Drought Monitor, which tracks drought conditions across the continent, recently classified 51% of Vermont as experiencing moderate drought conditions, and the rest of the state …

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Man pronounced dead after taking fatal plunge at Vermont waterfall

Associated Press  |  Burlington Free Press STOWE, Vt. (AP) — A New York City man is dead after he fell into the water at a well-known Stowe waterfall, Stowe police said. Rescue crews were called to Bingham Falls around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday after receiving reports a person had fallen into the water and not resurfaced. …

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Vermont high school boys soccer: Players to watch in 2020

Alex Abrami   | Burlington Free Press After conversations, texts and email messages with coaches and media colleagues throughout Vermont, here are the state’s top returning boys soccer players. More: Vermont high school football: Players to watch in 2020 More: The 2020 fall schedule for northern Vermont high school sports File: Vermont H.S. boys soccer: Players …

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Virtual auction to benefit Vermont artists, art education fund

Ethan Bakuli   | Burlington Free Press Are the walls around your home looking bare these days? You might be able to purchase an art piece to add some color. Burlington City Arts (BCA) is collaborating with local artists to hold its first virtual art auction. The annual event was typically held within a private house, but art …

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Fall foliage is blooming in Vermont. See an interactive map of the U.S., New England here

Daniella Medina   | Burlington Free Press Show Caption Hide Caption Here’s a preview of fall foliage for the northeast The changing fall leaves can provide an enjoyable outdoor experience. The first reminder that fall is almost here: the leaves are changing from green to red, yellow and gold.  Color change in Vermont begins in mid-September …

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UVM swimmer contends school mishandled sexual assault investigation

Alex Abrami   | Burlington Free Press University of Vermont swimmer Kendall Ware says she was raped by a fellow student, a men’s basketball player, and the school mishandled the ensuing Title IX investigation process in the fall of 2019. In interviews with the Free Press this summer, Ware detailed her account of the alleged incident with the …

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Watch Winooski Schools expansion taking place in time-lapse video

April Barton   | Burlington Free Press Construction is well underway to expand the Winooski Schools complex. Crews have been buzzing right along through the summer and continue to make progress erecting a new middle school wing right alongside the existing structure. See for yourself the progress made in this time-lapse footage from July through September, …

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One of the few things COVID-19 can’t touch is Vermont’s foliage season. Here’s how it looks so far

Maleeha Syed   | Burlington Free Press Breezy temperatures and vibrant leaves are making Vermont feel like a classic Hallmark haven, even when the world feels quite the opposite.  The state got a jumpstart on its blazing foliage thanks to cooler weather, according to Vermont.com, a website that gives breaks down all the state has to …

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What’s up with the canvas curtain around the water tower at UVM?

Joel Banner Baird   | Burlington Free Press Show Caption Hide Caption Mystery shroud: Water tower at UVM draped in canvas Behind a thick curtain, sand-blasting and painting are underway on a city-owned water tower near University of Vermont Medical Center, Sept. 22, 2020. It could be a work of art — or a graphic reminder …

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