May 26, 2018

Around Town

Haunted Forest looking for volunteers

Set up for this year’s Haunted Forest at the Catamount Outdoor Family Center is well underway, but organizers are still looking for more actors and volunteers. A set-up volunteer day is set for Oct. 12, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Pumpkin carving is set for Oct. 19 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Organizers are also looking for actors and guides.

For more information, visit

Tickets are on sale now and are available online or at The Alpine Shop in South Burlington or Buttered Noodles in Williston.

Richmond school seeks information

Richmond Elementary School is updating its census report and is looking for infants or children who have not yet entered the school system.

Richmond residents who believe the school does not have information about their child should contact Jeanne Adams or Deb Salant at 434-2461 or and provide the child’s name, date of birth, parents’ names, address (mailing and physical) and phone number.

Environmental award accepting applications

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence. The awards recognize the actions taken by individuals and organizations to conserve and protect natural resources, prevent pollution and promote sustainability. The Vermont Governor’s Awards were established in 1993, and to-date more than 200 award-winning efforts have been recognized.

Applications are due Jan. 27 and award winners will be recognized in a ceremony in the spring. For more detail on the application process and previous award winners, visit

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