Spring is here in St. Johnsbury, and as mud season recedes and crocuses appear, we are welcoming you to #getdowntown with street-side dining, art exhibitions, poetry, and more. Our friends at Catamount Arts have been particularly busy. Here’s just a sampling of what they’ve been doing to fill our town with art this spring: > PoemTown St. Johnsbury is a celebration of National Poetry Month … Continue reading April Showers Bring Spring… Art?
Maple sugaring season is a sweet time to be in St. Johnsbury, the Maple Center of the World. As part of this year’s World Maple Festival, we’ve challenged our local restaurants and food vendors to highlight Vermont maple products on their menus for the month of March. Visit WorldMapleFestival.org for a full schedule of sweet events and activities all month long, and check out the … Continue reading Maple Menu Takeover!
Valentine’s Day weekend is approaching, and many local restaurants are planning special meals, with options for both sit-down or take-out celebratory fare. Advanced reservations are required for many, so we’ve prepared a dining guide to help you plan in advance. Kingdom Table: Valentine’s Day specials will be on the menu all week long, from Thursday through Monday. The updated menu will launch Thursday, February 11. … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Dining Guide
Tag us when you #FindYourLove in St. J, and be entered to win one of five St. J bags (pictured below) by The Gypsy Coast! Here’s how to enter: Take a picture when you #FindYourLove (a heart, something lovable, or just a picture of your sweetheart) in downtown St. Johnsbury. Between now and February 14, post your pics tagged to us on Facebook @discoverstjohnsbury or Instagram @discover_stjohnsbury, … Continue reading Introducing the #FindYourLove in St. J Valentine’s Day Challenge
This season, you’ll find everything you need in St. Johnsbury. Make ten purchases before the end of the year in downtown St. Johnsbury and win a coveted St. J bag by The Gypsy Coast. Pick up your rewards card and have it validated as you shop at any downtown merchant. Continue reading Find Yourself in St. J… and Win!
St. Johnsbury is experiencing tremendous change. New businesses moving in as old favorites move on. Fresh owners of historic buildings are redefining our streetscape. Our Town Plan helped planners apply for and receive grant support that aligns community efforts to access the riverfront and connect the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail with our Welcome Center. Things are coming together. These and other community project happen because … Continue reading StJ Chamber Is Here for You
We’re listening. This corner of the world is a special place, and made so by its people and its landscape, both natural and built. With reverence for our past and an eye toward its future, we can set a path to growth and wellness for our populous and our settled and wild lands in concert. The St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce is spearheading a … Continue reading Working Lands Survey
Tax Credits for You. Do you own a business or property in downtown St. J? One benefit of our Designated Downtown status is access to tax credits for certain eligible investments to infrastructure, façade, technology and accessibility. The most recent project to receive tax credits is the building at 190 Eastern Avenue, currently home to Armstrong’s Better Hearing, All About Flowers, The Law Office of … Continue reading Downtown Update
St. Johnsbury firefighters get $178K grant for new gear. The Associated Press announced last week that Federal emergency officials are giving firefighters in St. Johnsbury more than $178,000 for new equipment. The Caledonian-Record reported the Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to the St. Johnsbury Fire Department was recently announced. The town is providing nearly $9,000 in matching funds. The money is meant to help the … Continue reading St. Johnsbury Firefighters
Tap Into Film – 48 Hour Film Slam inspires a weekend of video creativity in St. Johnsbury. Brave Boy won Best Film for a the middle school team! Congratulations winners! After an intense and inspiring weekend, prizes were awarded to the best of the 48 Hour Film Slam. Teams of middle school, high school and college students competed in this annual event to develop, film … Continue reading 48 Hour Film Slam