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Stuck in Vermont World Travelers Bring Their Magic Home to Vermont

In 2002, married couple Tom Verner and Janet Fredericks started Magicians Without Borders. They have traveled to 45 countries, performing magic tricks for children at refugee camps and . . .

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Title Episode Number Original Airdate
Meet the Raptors of Outreach for Earth Stewardship [570]
Meet the Raptors of Outreach for Earth Stewardship

Across the state last weekend, visitors flocked to sugar shacks to celebrate Maple Open House Weekend. Flocks of families traveled to Shelburne Farms to taste the sweet syrup — and also to meet birds of prey. Young and old alike marveled at the chance to get close to a red-tailed hawk, a barred...Watch now »

246 Monday, April 22, 2019
Prom Dress Benefit [573]
Prom Dress

Plato’s Closet is a family-run used clothing store in Williston — and recently, co-owner Roberta Hipes has been organizing charity events to give back to the community. The latest venture was a Saturday prom dress benefit for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, a camp for kids who have or have had cancer. The event...Watch now »

249 Monday, April 22, 2019
The Maple Guild [572]
The Maple Guild

The maple syrup business in Vermont is booming as a result of increased production and investments from out-of-state firms. Sweet Tree Holdings, the largest single-source maple operation in the world, was formed in 2013. Owned by Montréal-based Fiera Comox, Sweet Tree produces value-added maple...Watch now »

248 Monday, April 15, 2019
Lily's Gymkhana Ice Time Trials [569]
Lily's Gymkhana Ice Time Trials

In 2016, Lily Stilwell of Fayston was paralyzed from the chest down when she was 19-years-old. Lily has adapted to life in a wheelchair but she remains fiercely independent, driving herself to work every week using hand controls in her car. We first met Lily three years ago when she was learning...Watch now »

245 Monday, March 25, 2019
Johnny Swing [566]
Johnny Swing

The Barnstormers gathered at Shelburne Museum last Saturday to celebrate the current exhibit, Johnny Swing: Design Sense, with a glittering party. Guests mingled and lounged on slinky chairs made of hundreds of coins welded together. A few weeks ago we visited Johnny’s studio in Brookline to get...Watch now »

244 Monday, February 25, 2019
Vietnamese New Year [564]
Vietnamese New Year

A few hundred members of the Vietnamese community gathered at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in South Burlington on Saturday afternoon to celebrate the Lunar New Year. There was a feast, lucky money was handed out to children and students from the Vermont Vietnamese language school performed...Watch now »

243 Monday, February 18, 2019
Scrag Mountain Music [563]
Scrag Mountain Music

Scrag Mountain Music has been bringing chamber music to their community since 2010. They play in churches, barns and sometimes, grocery stores. They encourage music lovers to "come as you are" and "pay what you can." We caught up with them during a pop up concert of early music at Healthy Living...Watch now »

242 Monday, January 28, 2019
Remembering Josh Bridgman [562]
Remembering Josh Bridgman

Josh Bridgman was a writer, poet, actor, playwright and beloved Burlington icon. Josh died at age 51 of a heart attack in December of 2018. Friends gathered at Radio Bean on December 27th for an unofficial memorial, sharing stories about his memorable laugh, his signature trench coat and his...Watch now »

241 Monday, January 21, 2019
BHS's Dance Team [560]
Burlington High School's Dance Team Brings the Crowd.

Burlington High School senior Medine Nifasha, has been dancing all her life. What started as a fun activity with friends, became a popular YouTube channel and eventually, a student-led, hip-hop Dance Team with lots of fans. Medine is the captain and choreographer for the group which she co-...Watch now »

239 Monday, December 31, 2018
Jazzed About Johnson [557]
Stuck in Vermont: Jazzed About Johnson

This week Seven Days is examining the health of small Vermont towns in the age of Amazon and Act 46. Rural villages are facing declining and aging populations, school mergers and struggling local economies.

Eva returned to her hometown of Johnson to check in with residents and see how...Watch now »

236 Monday, December 17, 2018
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