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WASHINGTON, May 19 — The office of Sen. Patrick S. Leahy, D-Vt., issued the following news release: Senator Patrick Leahy will welcome over 50 Vermont businesses and vendors to the United States Capitol on Thursday, May 19, 2011, for the sixth annual Taste of Vermont. The following Vermont companies will be represented at the event:

New England summer travel in Vermont

East Burke WHY GO East Burke has all the necessary comforts for a rural escape on just two wheels – several B & Bs, a country store, a restaurant that takes pride in serving Vermont’s finest summer produce, and a bike shop. Yet the small town, blanketed in summer by velvety green meadows in a

All-Family Summer Playgrounds at Vermont Ski Resorts

There is no doubt that ski resorts are designed for winter fun. But when the snow melts and the spring flowers appear, there’s a magical transition from winter wonderlands to summer playgrounds. Ski trails turn into hiking and biking trails. Meadows become ideal settings for summer fairs and festivals. Ice-skating rinks become fishing ponds and

Picture Perfect New England

Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine provide a postcard-like experience There’s something about New England that conjures up a vivid idea in people’s minds, of colonial homes, a glittering blue waterfront, lighthouses standing watch over the sea, quaint inns and B&Bs and, of course, colorful fall foliage. Its singular beauty has been captured in

Stowe Wine & Food

This year for Mother’s Day, give Mom the unique experience of the Stowe Wine and Food Classic, northern New England’s premiere wine and food event. This year’s event features an incredible lineup of celebrity chefs and featured wineries. Running from June 24th to 26th, the event will once again be held at the picturesque Trapp

A Room and a Pint

Sidle up to the check-in counter and pucker up for a pint. Though brewery hotels are a full-fledged trend in parts of Europe and Australia, only a handful of American stops double as microbreweries. Duluth, Minn. Situated in a picturesque port town perched on the shores of Lake Superior, this historic inn comes with water