CV School District to lose $778,000

VTDigger.org and The Citizen Champlain Valley School District is poised to lose more than $778,000 to the state over the next two fiscal years as part of the deal Gov. Phil Scott and the Legislature struck in June to settle the state budget negotiations. The state of Vermont expects to recapture nearly $13 million in… Read More »

King of the road

King of the road

After a 65-lap test on Sunday, Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien and his FastOne Motorsports team celebrate winning the 2017 “King of the Road” title. Therrien became the first driver in Thunder Road’s modern era to win championships in three different divisions. The new Thunder Road Late Model Champion previously won titles in the Lenny’s Shoe &… Read More »

U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update

East side of road is ready for traffic Project Location: U.S. Route 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles to the Ferry Road Intersection. Expect traffic delays this week as traffic is shifted to the newly reconstructed section of U.S. 7. Between Wildwood West Development and Ferry Road: Following the traffic shift… Read More »

Honduran medical team visits local partners

Honduran medical team visits local partners

Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo welcomed the Honduran medical team who visited the Shelburne Farmers Market on Aug. 26. As part of a Hands to Honduras Tela medical exchange project, doctors Dioxana Catalina Lopez and Oscar Ivan Salinas Sanchez and a nurse, Karla Gricelda Duran Vargas, traveled from Tela, Honduras to spend 10 days in… Read More »

Riding so others can race

Riding so others can race

Cyclists rolling in the 12th Annual Kelly Brush Ride sponsored by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations on last on Saturday. The annual ride, which starts and finishes in Middlebury and winds through the Champlain Valley, drew more than 800 cyclists and 40 adaptive athletes. The event raised more than $500,000 for adaptive sports and ski racing safety.

Community Notes

Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival celebrates fall Saturday Shelburne Farms celebrates Vermont farm and food traditions all day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore a tent full of children’s activities, entertainers performing on multiple stages, and artisans sharing their skills and crafts. Visit with farm animals and take a horse-drawn hayride. Many local organizations… Read More »

VSAC highlights college savings with 529 account prizes

As part of National College Savings Month, the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. which oversees Vermont 529 college savings accounts is giving away in September five $100 college savings accounts and prize packages including ski passes, tickets to sporting events and more. For details and to enter visit online at vheip.org. Winners will be randomly selected… Read More »

Vermont students outpace national averages on ACT

By Tiffany Danitz Pache VTDIGGER.ORG Vermont students who took the ACT, a college readiness test, in 2017 scored higher than the national average in the four subject areas covered, according to a report released by the testing and research organization. The 2,108 graduates who took the test — about 30 percent of those who received high… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue

Sept. 2 at 9:53 a.m. Charlotte Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a one-car crash with injuries at Spear Street and Ashe Road. Everyone refused transport to the hospital. Sept. 2 at 11:37 a.m. Charlotte Rescue Paramedic assisted Hinesburg First Response at a medical call on Kelleys Field Road in Hinesburg. The patient refused to… Read More »

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