Crowds flocked to — and frolicked in — Foster’s swimming hole on Notchbrook Road in Stowe over the weekend. With temperatures flirting with triple digits, local rivers were popular places to cool off, with cars lining the road shoulders near swimming holes all weekend long.

The streets and sidewalks of Stowe, so often seen flayed with recent construction, were freshly filled in for Independence Day celebrations on July 4, which included a parade through the village, a pie-eating contest, a street fair, and lots of family-fun activities in town and at the events…

The 33rd annual Stoweflake Balloon Festival saw a series of successful launches and landings last weekend at Stoweflake Resort & Spa on the Mountain Road in Stowe. The weekend featured more than 20 hot-air balloons, family activities, live entertainment, local food and a beer and wine ga…