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The view from the beach at Lake Shaftsbury State Park in Vermont

Recreating Responsibly in Bennington this Summer

As the fickle spring weather succumbs to the warmth of summer, Vermonters are beginning to spend more and more time outside. Governor Scott’s Play Smart and Play Safe plan outlines how Vermonters can participate in outdoor recreation and fitness activities in ways that can be enjoyed while social distancing.

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Robert Frost portrait

Nothing Gold Can Stay

One hundred years ago, Robert Frost and his family moved to South Shaftsbury, Vermont, just a few miles north of Bennington. Each year many of Frost’s admirers make a pilgrimage to his gravesite and also visit the Robert Frost Stone House Museum, housed in his former Shaftsbury home.

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vermont maple syrup pancakes

Vermont Maple Weekend

In late March, more than 100 Vermont maple producers take part in a weekend festival that celebrates maple syrup. The weekend event including nearly a dozen Bennington County sugar makers. Come for family fun, tasty maple treats. sugar house tours and sugar-on-snow.

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