by Roz Graham Last Friday evening, Charlotte Shelburne Rotary held its annual Changing of the Guard, an occasion for sociability, good food, presentation of awards and transfer of responsibility for club leadership from last year’s executives to the new team. As is the tradition, the event was held at the home of the outgoing […]

Hinesburg 4-H Club learns about skirting wool fleeces

Hinesburg 4-H Club learns about skirting wool fleeces

  By Hinesburg 4-H Club reporter Corinna Hobbs On Saturday June 11, the Hinesburg 4-H Club met for their monthly meeting. First, members talked about what makes a flock. Flocks are made up of multiple animals of the same species, living together for protection. The second activity of the day was skirting two wool fleeces. This is the process […]

News from the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

Watch, listen and learn Jan Demers, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Office of Equal Opportunity It was an unsightly problem. There were neat sidewalks crisscrossing the campus, and then there were the well-worn paths that the students created in the green grass. When the University of California at Berkley expanded their campus, they waited a year […]

Third annual Cycle 4 CMT ride August 28

Third annual Cycle 4 CMT ride August 28

Cycle 4 CMT is a fundraising cycling event for individuals with CMT disease (Charcot-Marie-Tooth). CMT is a progressive neurological disease that affects 2.8 million people worldwide. It often severely impairs the use of one’s hands, arms, feet, and legs as a result of peripheral nerve damage. There is no cure for CMT; it affects approximately […]

Vermont’s migratory bird hunting seasons announced

A statewide Vermont open hunting season for Canada geese will occur Sept. 1 through Sept. 25. The daily bag limit is five Canada geese in the Connecticut River Zone and eight in the rest of the state during this September season. The purpose of the September season is to help control Vermont’s resident Canada goose […]

Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping

Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC) is a painful phenomenon familiar to many athletes. An abrupt spasm caused by hyperactivity of the neuromuscular junction (where the nerve and muscle connect), it can put one to the ground quicker than an Italian soccer player looking to draw a referee’s whistle. EAMC can be tricky to differentiate from another phenomenon, […]

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