Archive for February, 2012

Just How Amazing Is Skating On Malletts Bay?

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 24 2012
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Wild skating on Mallett’s Bay and points north has been nothing short of epic this year!  Local Motion has been hosting a number of formal and informal events on the ice.  Check out this amazing video of how much fun the lake skating has been. (Conditions change frequently so check listserve below for updates) The […]

Report from Great Ice in Grand Isle

Brian

Posted by on Feb 17 2012
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Friday night’s Christmas tree bonfire was the biggest yet – over 30′ high!  The chili cook-off on the North Hero House pier was great, too.  Saturday was a busy day on the groomed 1k skating oval and hockey rink.  Ironically, the sled dog rides were cancelled because of the great ice conditions – the dogs, and […]

SB Residents Seek to Transform Williston Road

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 15 2012
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On a rainy February night,  10 visionary  South Burlington residents gathered at Rick Hubbard’s house to consider a big idea.  They want to turn a four lane section of Williston Road into a three lane ‘complete street’. Williston Road will be repaved this summer and residents want to have the City try a Complete Street […]

Help Former St. Albans Cyclist Recover

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 07 2012
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Former St. Albans resident Colleen Kelly Alexander was run over by a delivery truck while riding her bike home from work in Connecticut in October 2011. After spending 1 month on a respirator in ICU, undergoing multiple surgeries and receiving over fifty units of blood, she then went on to an additional month at a […]

Lake Skate Gets Folks Psyched for ‘Great Ice’

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 05 2012
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While we had to cancel our Wintervale festival in the Intervale due to lack of snow, we invited Local Motion fans to join us for a Sunday morning skate across Malletts Bay in Colchester, VT.  Thanks to MVP Healthcare for underwriting our winter fun! Wow, it was incredible! Over 40 people of all ages came […]

What Ever Happened to ‘Cycle-Skating’?

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 02 2012
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None of us at Local Motion had ever heard of this fad from the 1920′s.  After watching this, you’ll want to head to your shop, take the wheels off your kid’s bike and build yourself a pair! Thanks to Local Motion member Clare Innes for passing this along!