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St. Johnsbury Academy is an independent, comprehensive, co-educational day and boarding secondary school, founded in 1842. Encouraged to be the best citizens and learners they can be, students at the Academy develop an intellectual and emotional connection to making the community and the world a better place. For more information about St. Johnsbury Academy, please visit stjacademy.org

Northern Vermont University- Lyndon, formerly known as Lyndon State College, is a diverse community that is invested in a lifelong commitment to learning, success, and personal growth. Following a unification between Lyndon State College and Johnson State College, Northern Vermont University was created to combine the professional programs and liberal arts education that both campus’ are nationally recognized for. To learn more about Northern Vermont University, please visit northernvermont.edu

Lyndon Institute is a comprehensive, independent high school providing thoughtful and rigorous preparation for students to reach their intellectual, creative, and physical potential. LI offers a 150 course curriculum specializing in core and honors education as well as fine and performing arts, and technical and career programs. Located in the historic Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, Lyndon Institute is a key educational and cultural resource for the entire NEK community. For more information about Lyndon Institute, please visit lyndoninstitute.org

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute provides courses and programs for Vermonters ages 50 and over. Initially established by the University of Vermont in 2003, OLLI is now a permanent fixture prominent in every state across the nation, with nine of the 124 Institutes located in Vermont. They provide opportunities to serve the intellectual needs of Vermont’s older citizens through non-credit lectures, courses, and programs offered at an affordable cost in communities throughout the state. To learn more, visit learn.uvm.edu/program/osher-life-long-learning/

Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom is “the place to go when you want to be gone… and find what you’ve always been looking for.” With views to take your breath away and adventures you can only dream of, this little corner of the state tucked against the Canadian border is home to so much more than first meets the eye. Plan your weekend around an event in the NEK, but just know that weekends in the Kingdom have been known to turn into lifetimes. For more information, visit getnekedvt.com/neked/

The Northeast Kingdom Chamber of Commerce is the largest of its kind, handling the tri-county’s travel promotion, community/economic development, legislative/governmental relations, business training and promotion of regional projects. Established in 1891, the Chamber dedicates itself to supporting efforts to increase the prosperity of the regional economy while preserving the distinctive quality of the Northeast Kingdom and its people. To learn more, visit www.nekchamber.com

The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum has been promoting lifelong learning since 1871. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1996, one of only a handful in the nation with this prestigious title, the Athenaeum stands as a doorway to the 19th century. Whether you’re there to see the Renaissance and Baroque masterworks, catch a poetry reading, or try out crafts with the kids, there’s something here for everyone. For more information, go to www.stjathenaeum.org

Located in the heart of Caledonia County, St. Johnsbury School is committed to preparing students for success in the diverse range of secondary schools that are available to them. They provide a broad, stimulating education that supports children in developing 21st-century skills, healthy lives and a wide range of interests. Each student is a unique individual, and with the support of the St. Johnsbury School, they will go on to follow their unique path to become a respectful, caring, lifelong learner who positively contributes to the global community. Learn more at www.stjsd.org

Founded in 1889, the Fairbanks Museum is home to a stunning collection of animals and artifacts, dolls and tools, shells and fossils, and so much more! Inside you’ll find The Lymann Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, Vermont’s only public planetarium, operating since 1961 and still offering tours of the cosmos every single day. The museum invites everyone to explore the nature of our world through their many events, workshops, lectures and field programs. For more information, visit www.fairbanksmuseum.org

Vermont Broadcast Associates proudly serves every corner of the Northeast Kingdom and northern New Hampshire through its stations Magic 97.7, The Notch 106.3, Kix 105.5, MOO 92.1, JJ Country 94.5 (Newport), WSTJ 1340, and WIKE 1490 ESPN. To learn more, visit magic977.com

Music and people — both are best when they aren’t confined by labels. And a radio station that connects the two should be independent, intelligent, and diverse, like the minds of its listeners. At The Point, we celebrate that diversity every day, playing music that weaves a rock-and-roll tapestry across time and genres. The Point Radio: Vermont's independent radio for over 40 years! To learn more, visit pointfm.com

Since 1977, Vermont Public Radio has been a staple in supporting the people of Vermont and its neighboring regions. As the only statewide public radio network in Vermont, VPR provides an essential and trusted voice for news, information, music, and cultural exploration for the people of our region. For more information, visit vpr.org

The Snelling Center for Government, established in 1992, is committed to a vision of government that works for the people of Vermont. They are dedicated to fostering responsible and ethical civic leadership, encourage public service by private citizens, and promote informed citizen participation in shaping public policy in Vermont. snellingcenter.org

The St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce stimulates and promotes the vitality of St. Johnsbury’s cultural, commercial, and community resources. Their powerful partnership of combining the goals of a Chamber with the structure of a Designated Downtown organization allows them to serve the people and businesses of St. Johnsbury efficiently and effectively. www.discoverstjohnsbury.com

Karmê Chöling is a meditation retreat center located in the beautiful Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. They have served the international Shambhala community for more than 45 years, and offers programs for both new and experienced practitioners, with a community life rooted in meditation practice as a foundation for fostering enlightened society. www.karmecholing.org/

Founded in 1994, the Kingdom Trails Association is on a mission to provide recreation and education opportunities by managing, maintaining, and building trails to foster the health of our local community, surrounding environment, and regional economy. Their goal is to encourage recreational use in the Northeast Kingdom that is ecologically sensitive and promotes the natural beauty of the area. www.kingdomtrails.org

Burklyn Arts Council is a nonprofit organization bringing arts to the schools and communities of Lyndon, Sutton, East Haven, Sheffield, Wheelock, Burke and Newark, Vermont. They aim to boost school art budgets, fund school plays and other special events, and bring guest artists into schools. They also provide arts scholarships, alleviate student ticket costs, fund summer projects, and so much more. burklyn-arts.org

Puffer Broadcasting is a family owned and operated business that has been operating in our Cohase region since 1976. AM 1100 WTWN radio station is licensed to Wells River, Vermont where their 300' tower is located. FM 101.3 WYKR radio station is licensed to Haverhill, New Hampshire where they have a 199' tower. We operate 24/7. Co-owner Gene Puffer was inducted into the Vermont Association of Broadcasters in 1998. 24-Hour WeatherPhone: (802) 757-3131 wykr.com

United Community Church hosts a wide spectrum of community events, in fulfillment of their mission to serve the community at large. UCC’s doors are open to the entire community in addition to their Sunday service. www.uccstj.com/

Connecting people to neighbors, local goings on, and their communities, and helping people to become more active. Organizing a group yard sale, mentoring a local kid, volunteering for a park clean-up, voting on election day, etc. That’s what Front Porch Forum is all about! frontporchforum.com