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It’s that time again: Burlington paper Seven Days has put out its annual Adirondack issue, in which Queen City reporters wander west. Two years ago, the issue raised eyebrows on the New York side of the lake with this snide review of Plattsburgh...
News stories tagged with "westport"
Jul 29, 2008 — A "buy local" food group will expand its reach, thanks to a 50-thousand dollar grant. Organizers of Adirondack Harvest will use the money to increase the size of the community-based local farms and foods program. Adirondack Harvest Coordinator Laurie Davis says the organization began seven years ago out of a concern for the loss of farmland. Today its mission is to revive and grow farms as sustainable and profitable. She say it's gaining momentum across a large part of the region. Go to full article
Jul 14, 2008 — The musical Five Guys Named Moe runs at the Depot Theatre in Westport through July 27. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review. Go to full article
Jul 02, 2008 — Sherlock's Last Case has opened the season at the Depot Theatre in Westport and runs through July 6. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has our review. Go to full article
Mar 28, 2008 — Artists are invited to take part in this summer's Plein Air Event in the Champlain Valley. "Plein air" began with 19th century French Impressionists who took the act of painting out of the studio and into the world. In July, artists will draw, paint or photograph their favorite Champlain Valley scenes, and the works will be included in an art show and silent auction. The Westport Chamber of Commerce and the Arts Council of the Northern Adirondacks are sponsoring the event. Todd Moe spoke with the Chamber's Dee Carroll. Go to full article
Sep 17, 2007 — The Memory of Water is the final offering of the season at the Depot Theatre in Westport, running through September 23. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review. Go to full article
by Joel Hurd
Jun 12, 2007 — Today, NCPR and TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, continue our look at some very special places in Northern New York. It's the middle of June and the school year is about to end. And as kids begin to plan their summer activities, many will consider going to camp. The Adirondacks are full of camps for boys and girls that provide hiking, boating, swimming and new friendships that may last a lifetime. The oldest one in the U.S. is on the shores of Lake Champlain. Today, Joel Hurd and Varick Chittenden visit Camp Dudley in Westport. Go to full article
Nov 23, 2005 — Elisabeth Ward is a Westport writer who's put together a collection of poems called Naked Weimaraner: The Dogs, The Cats, The Rest. It contains more than 25 poems about dogs, cats, goats, squirrels, foxes, and the rest. All the proceeds from the book are being donated to the North Country Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Westport. Todd Moe spoke with Elisabeth Ward about her new book which explores the poetry of everyday life and the importance of living among animals. Go to full article