This summer, YWCA Vermont Camp Hochelaga marks its 100th anniversary with a centennial celebration June 15 friends, alumni and supporters. The event will include daytime activities including camp tours and a barbeque lunch, as well as a ticketed evening banquet with a speaker and historic camp traditions. Since 1919, thousands of girls have spent time… Read More »
Each year, Hinesburg Community School’s Partners in Education – called PiE – awards grants for projects within the school community. These grants allow school staff funding for student enrichment projects, A committee of volunteers works with the school co-principals to review grant applications and make the awards each year. The most recent grants totaled $3,733 and… Read More »
VSECU, a credit union for everyone who lives or works in Vermont, is offering assistance for members affected by the partial government shutdown. The Member Emergency Loan is a low-rate loan of up to $1,500, intended to help replace lost wages of furloughed federal employees, including military personnel. VSECU staff will be working to quickly… Read More »
Tuesday Storytimes Jan. 15 storytimes are: • Baby Time: 9-10 a.m. Songs and stories for babies and their caregivers.• Preschool Storytime: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in for stories for children ages 3-5. Snacks, crafts and stories.• Kindergarten/1st Grade Story -time: 2:15-3:15 p.m.Jan. 15 storytimes are: • Baby Time: 9-10 a.m. Songs and stories for babies and… Read More »
After-School Spanish with Corali Bisbee in HinesburgHinesburg resident Corali Bisbee introduces her native Spanish to elementary students. With songs and games, students will be exposed to conversational Spanish in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. For kids ages 6-9. Meets Mondays, Jan. 28 to March 11 (no class Jan. 21) or Fridays, Jan. 25 to March 8;… Read More »
By LINDA GILBERT “Share with your friends. Give to those in need. Be generous.” Didn’t we frequently hear these words when we were growing up? Did we ever realize their significance? The Hands to Honduras Tela Giving Project provides an important and heartwarming example of what can be achieved when you share your good fortune… Read More »
The ferry Grand Isle crosses Lake Champlain on a recent afternoon bound for Essex, N.Y., from Charlotte. Ferries are on their winter schedule departing Charlotte on the hour through March 24.
By MIKE DOUGHERTYVT DIGGER.ORG The 2019 legislative session started Wednesday. VTDigger’s political team has spent the past few weeks talking to lawmakers, state officials and other stakeholders about what to expect over the next five months. Here’s what you need to know. Leadership House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, D-South Hero, begins her third year leading the… Read More »
No. 5 Ethan Harvey goes up for a shot Monday night when CVU boys blasted past South Burlington with a 70-47 win. Harvey scored a career record 27 points in the game. Winter high school sports are in full swing.
COMMUNITY BURLINGTON Folino’s PizzaMake-A-Wish benefitJan. 13: 4 p.m. Classical string ensemble Playing for Good, performs works by Mozart, Handel, Tchaikovsky and the Danish String Quartet at Folino’s Wood Fired Pizza, 71 South Union St. On the menu are brunch-inspired pizzas. BYOB. Admission by donation. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Vermont. CHARLOTTE Charlotte Grange Open Mic and Winter… Read More »