Shelburne Orchards announces Pie Fest winners

Shelburne Orchards announces Pie Fest winners

Shelburne Orchards held their 13th Annual Pie Fest Sunday, Sept. 28.  There were over 25 delectable apple pies displayed around the copper apple brandy still in the Cider House, but only four pies were left standing at the end of the day.  Judges Charlie Nardozzi (local gardening expert and foodie), Tom Roden (baker), and Peter… Read More »

Aubuchon offers paint recycling in Shelburne

PaintCare Vermont would like to announce that Aubuchon Hardware in Shelburne has joined its network of 58 locations in Vermont where residents and businesses from anywhere in the state can bring old, unwanted paint for recycling during regular business hours. Aubuchon is the only retailer in Shelburne accepting paint as part of the PaintCare program.… Read More »

TRY program accepts applications from energy-minded teens

Teens Reaching Youth (TRY) for the Environment, a Vermont leadership program for teens, is seeking students in grades 7-12 who care about the environment to help teach younger kids about renewable energy issues. There will be twelve TRY teams selected, each consisting of two to four teens and an adult mentor. If selected, students will… Read More »

Vermont Commons School adds sixth grade

“We are very excited to offer 6th grade to the community, creating a full middle school experience for our students and families,” says Dexter Mahaffey, new Head of School at Vermont Commons School.  “While this makes for a seamless grade-level transition into Vermont Commons School for students completing their elementary years, it more importantly allows… Read More »

HCS pumpkin sale benefits PiE

HCS pumpkin sale benefits PiE

Partnership in Education (PiE) at Hinesburg Community School (HCS) will have huge, healthy, homegrown pumpkins for sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10am-2pm at Champlain Valley Union High School during the 9th Annual Handcrafters’ Fair, which runs from 9am-4pm. Unable to stop by on Saturday? The pumpkin sale continues in front of HCS Sunday, Oct.… Read More »

Attend Vermont Tree Stewards Conference Oct. 18

The third annual Vermont Tree Stewards Conference, Oct. 18, will take a look at how changing climate impacts urban and community forests and what scientists, tree industry professionals, and the public can do to protect Vermont’s forest resources. The conference runs from 8:30am to 4pm at the Red Schoolhouse on the Vermont Technical College (VTC)… Read More »

Hinesburg’s Eastman selected Athlete of the Year

Hinesburg’s Eastman selected Athlete of the Year

The Vermont Sports Media Association (VSMA) has named former Champlain Valley Union High School’s Autumn Eastman as its High School Female Athlete of the Year. Eastman, a standout three-season athlete was elected by VSMA members from among all winners of the VSMA’s High School Athlete of the Month honors from September 2013 to June 2014. VSMA… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

by Sheri Duff X-C runners claim third, fifth at Thetford Invitational        With her second place finish overall, Champlain Valley’s Sophia Gorman led the girls’ cross country team to a third place win at the Thetford Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 4. Carly Neeld finished in 12th place, Meara Heininger 28th, Jennifer Ireland 29th, and Emma Putre… Read More »

Muddy’s Buddies 5K walk/run benefits our canine friends

Muddy’s Buddies 5K walk/run benefits our canine friends

Muddy Waters, Rayne Herzog’s constant companion of the last 14 plus years, has gone to dog heaven. In memory of the chocolate Labrador retriever that touched hundreds of human lives, racevermont.com is hosting Muddy’s Buddies 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, Oct. 19 at Vermont Teddy Bear in Shelburne. A portion of the net proceeds from the… Read More »

Redhawks hold off Rebels

Redhawks hold off Rebels

By Michael Regan The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) Redhawks earned an impressive 35-14 win last Saturday afternoon over their cross-town rivals, the South Burlington Rebels. The victory raises the Redhawks’ record to 2-4 and the team is hopeful this victory will spark a playoff run. The game was the last regular season home game for… Read More »