Six romantic dining choices for Valentine’s Day

By Telly Halkias Whether your love is brand new or decades old, a romantic dinner for two is always a great way to keep the spark alive. But finding the right venue for an intimate evening can be more time consuming than

Paying it forward

On the eve of the 2018 Winter Olympics, Vermont gold medalist Ross Powers is tapping his good fortune to propel the next generation of aspiring athletes.


The Ski Guide: Western Massachusetts

By Scott Stafford When the first snow falls, dozens of men and women begin scrambling up and down local hills and mountains of local ski resorts in a frantic effort to manufacture tons of artificial ground cover as quickly as possible. They

Flex into a new comfort zone

By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Thousands of Americans set New Year’s resolutions each year but rarely follow through with them, especially those who set health-related fitness goals. It’s time to break that bad habit. Commit to a new workout routine Folks join a fitness

From the Editor

A day on the ski slopes. A trek through the woods on snowshoes. Dinner by the fireplace at a cozy restaurant. A familiar movie — on a warm couch in a well-appointed living room. In this edition of UpCountry, we’re taking you