36th Annual Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary Club Car Raffle

The Automaster will be raffling off a 2015 Honda Fit at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn on Friday, Nov. 7 from 6-9pm. Cucina Antica will provide food, and there will be music by DJ Chris Rice. With the purchase of a ticket, $275, attendees receive two dinners, one out of a hundred raffle tickets, entertainment,… Read More »

VHCB awards $3.65 million for affordable housing and land conservation

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB) has approved $3,657,169 in grants and deferred loans to create, preserve or rehabilitate 152 affordable homes and to conserve 1,198 acres of farmland and working forest. VHCB Executive Director Gus Seelig said, “The Board is please to support these community-driven projects in all corners of the state. Housing developments… Read More »

Renewable NRG Systems’ Jan Blomstrann receives IWF Award

Renewable NRG Systems’ Jan Blomstrann receives IWF Award

The International Women’s Forum (IWF) has named Jan Blomstrann and eight other outstanding women leaders from around the world as “Women Who Make a Difference.” During the IWF 2014 World Leadership Conference on Oct. 31, the organization paid tribute to the contributions that awardees have made toward improving society, inspiring others, and building better leadership… Read More »

CCV set to honor local veterans

On Monday, Nov. 10, veterans will share their stories from World War II to present-day combat at the Community College of Vermont’s Winooski center from 7-9pm in room 108. During the week of Veterans’ Day, staff from CCV’s Winooski center will also continue their annual Yellow Ribbon project, when faculty, staff, and students are encouraged… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Paige DuBrul

Covering the Field: Introducing Paige DuBrul

by Sheri Duff Paige DuBrul is a rock. At least that’s how Champlain Valley Union (CVU) girls’ soccer head coach Stan Williams described his standout senior midfielder. His exact words were, “Paige is the rock of our team. She is a tremendous defensive player and the best player in the state in the air. Because… Read More »

No regrets for CVU field hockey team after finals loss

No regrets for CVU field hockey team after finals loss

by Mal Boright It was not the ending they had hoped for, but the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High field hockey team had few if any regrets when they departed the University of Vermont’s Moulton-Winder Field Saturday following their 2-1 loss to unbeaten Essex High in the Division 1 championship match. “We played well,” said… Read More »

Obituaries

Larry E. Telford (Aug. 18, 1941 – Oct. 27, 2014) – Hinesburg Larry E. Telford framed his life around family – his wife, daughters, sons-in-law and grandchildren – and leaves a legacy reflected in their lives. Larry pursued every task he undertook with dedication and passion. Larry graduated from the University of Michigan with a… Read More »

Charlotte midterm election results, gubernatorial race too close to call

Charlotte midterm election results, gubernatorial race too close to call

Charlotte 05445 With Charlotte boasting a 48 percent voter turnout, State Rep. Michael Yantachka was re-elected to district 4-1 representing Charlotte-Hinesburg, defeating Republican candidate Ed Stone 901 votes to 571 votes. Other outcomes Representative to Congress Peter Welch (1,682) will continue to hold his current position. Major state level race results in Charlotte mirrored the… Read More »