25th annual animal walk and run

25th annual animal walk and run

The Humane Society of Chittenden County is gearing up for the 25th annual Walk for the Animals and 5K Doggie Fun Run on June 9 at Veterans Memorial Park in South Burlington. Come out and enjoy a morning outside with friends, family and fellow animal lovers. Participants may choose to complete a one-mile walk or… Read More »

Self-contained: Steel shipping crates become modern home

Self-contained: Steel shipping crates become modern home

TOMMY GARDNER Stowe Reporter Sean Gyllenborg’s and Pam Cushman’s newest edifice is about the size of a small mobile home, and the main components in its construction are so mobile, they’ve come from halfway around the world. There’s nothing pre-fab about this home in Morristown, however. Well, maybe the fab part. The house is made… Read More »

Worksite Wellness Award

Worksite Wellness Award

Members of Howard Center’s wellness committee, HC4Me, with Vermont Commissioner of Health Dr. Mark Levine and Gov. Phil Scott at the Worksite Wellness Conference earlier this year. The Howard Center received a 2019 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Gold Level Award from the Vermont Department of Health and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and… Read More »

Celebration of Life – Mary J. Lewis

Celebration of Life – Mary J. Lewis

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life service for Mary J. Lewis who passed away Feb. 21, 2019. The celebration will be held Saturday, June 29, 1 to 3 p.m. at 8832 Rte. 116, Hinesburg.

Paddlers and other volunteers sought

Lewis Creek Association will be continuing its work with volunteers to tackle several non-native invasive plant removal projects in the Charlotte’s Town Farm Bay and Shelburne’s LaPlatte River areas. With this year’s expanded efforts, the association is looking for additional volunteers to help with three specific projects. The first project is European Frogbit removal. Frogbit… Read More »

Create container gardens for every occasion

Create container gardens for every occasion

Make every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary parties or other special celebrations. Pick a color scheme appropriate for the occasion or a variety of colors and shapes sure to add a festive touch. Look for opportunities to include edible and flower filled planters. Set containers at your front… Read More »

‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season

It’s fiddlehead season in Vermont, when folks take to the woods to gather the burgeoning, unfurled ferns from the forest floor. Many local restaurants pay handsomely for the fronds, which are sautéed and served up as a spring delicacy. But don’t blink. Fiddlehead season only lasts about a week.

Food 4 Farmers new board members

Food 4 Farmers new board members

Food 4 Farmers announced the addition of three new board members who will play an integral role in advancing the organization’s mission to help coffee-farming families create a food-secure future. New members include Carrie McLaughlin of Keurig Dr Pepper, Juliana Rangel Posada of Texas A&M University, and Lindsey Bolger, a longtime coffee industry veteran. The… Read More »

Hinesburg Memorial Day Prayer Service, May 27

All are invited to attend a Memorial Day Community Ecumenical Prayer Service sponsored by the churches of Hinesburg on Monday, May 27, at 9 a.m.  We will be meeting at the Veterans’ Monuments on the village green on Route 116 next to the Good Times Café.  Presentation of the Colors will be by Hinesburg Boy… Read More »

Transition Town to hold ‘Repair Café’

Transition Town is holding what organizers predict will be their biggest Repair Café yet this Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Champlain Valley Union High School. The Repair Café is an opportunity for community members to bring their broken stuff and have volunteers fix it. The Transition Movement is a grassroots movement… Read More »