First Night Burlington done after 35 years

The board of directors of First Night Burlington, Inc. has voted to disband the corporation. Burlington City Arts and other community organizations have begun to work collaboratively to re-imagine what a sustainable community-wide New Year’s Eve celebration could look like in the future. First Night Burlington started on New Year’s Eve 1983 and has been… Read More »

‘Dixie Swim Club’ a Southern breeze at Shelburne Players

‘Dixie Swim Club’ a Southern breeze at Shelburne Players

By Rosalyn Graham The foundation of theater is our human experience told in stories — happy, sad or tragic, translated into comedies, tragedies or even musicals by talented playwrights, and shared with audiences by talented actors and actresses. “Dixie Swim Club,” presented by Shelburne Players on the Shelburne Town Center stage last weekend and continuing… Read More »

Shelburne man recognized for service to the Red Cross

Shelburne man recognized for service to the Red Cross

The American Red Cross and Co-Operative Insurance Companies recently honored several local volunteers with their “Everyday Heroes Awards,” including Gerald “Jed” Hornung of Shelburne. The awards are given each year across the country as the Red Cross honors people who personify the mission of service in local communities. Hornung has been volunteering for the American… Read More »

Senior citizen lunch May 7 in Shelburne

A Senior Citizen Luncheon will be held Monday, May 7, at the Shelburne Town Offices. Attendees must be 60 or over. Check in is at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. The luncheon features good food and an opportunity to meet new friends and learn about Age Well services. Lunch costs $5 and reservations are required. For more information… Read More »

ReSOURCE opens a reuse store in Williston

ReSOURCE is opening another reuse store at 329 Harvest Lane in Williston, near Taft Corners. ReSOURCE is a multifaceted organization that creates a marketplace for reuse, with the proceeds helping to fund workforce development, poverty relief and environmental stewardship. ReSOURCE trains 275 people on average each year by using its stores in Burlington, Hyde Park, Barre and now… Read More »

Registration under way for COTS Walk May 6

Registration is open now for the 29th annual COTS Walk on Sunday, May 6, starting from Battery Park in Burlington. This family-friendly community event educates people about homelessness and is the largest single-day fundraiser for the Committee on Temporary Shelter, with a goal of $200,000. The walk is part of COTS’ 35th Anniversary celebration this… Read More »

Applications due soon for Leadership Institute

The Snelling Center for Government is accepting applications to the Vermont Leadership Institute’s class of 2019. The program offers leadership training for people in Vermont’s private, public and nonprofit sectors. The 2019 class will be the institute’s 24th, having graduated more than 500 since 1996. The program will run from September through June 2019; participants… Read More »

4-H students test their horse knowledge

4-H students test their horse knowledge

These 12- and 13-year-olds are all smiles after placing in the top 10 in their division at the State 4-H Horse Hippology Contest, April 7 in Danville. The event quizzes the youngsters on their equestrian knowledge. Hinseburg’s Chloe Stidsen is in the middle of the front row. Also pictured: Front left to right: Anna-Lise Cooledge, Westford; Emeillia… Read More »

1 2 3 405