Milestones

Weddings Richardson-Jackson Brittney M. Richardson, formerly of Shelburne, and Gregory M. Jackson, formerly of Worcester, Mass., were united in marriage on Nov. 1, 2014 in Burlington. Brittney is the daughter of Shelley Richardson of Shelburne and Gary Richardson of Charlotte. She is a graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School, University of Delaware, and Northeastern University. Greg is… Read More »

Let’s talk turkey about your pets and Thanksgiving

by M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association The last thing any pet owner wants to do on Thanksgiving is rush their pet to the animal emergency room.  The sad truth is that many pets are injured or poisoned around Thanksgiving.  How can you make sure your holiday doesn’t end in disaster? During the… Read More »

Ark Veterinary Hospital launches food drive for the four-legged, need for pet food goes up in down economy

Ark Veterinary Hospital in Shelburne is once again organizing a pet food drive for the month of December. As in the past, Ark makes it easy for people to donate food to help local pet owners in need this holiday season by asking people in the community to purchase $5, $10, or $20 bags of cat or dog food in their office to be… Read More »

CCS kicks off holiday season with Artisan Craft Fair: Annual event returns Nov. 22, 10am-3pm at Charlotte Central School

CCS kicks off holiday season with Artisan Craft Fair: Annual event returns Nov. 22, 10am-3pm at Charlotte Central School

Charlotte Central School’s (CCS) Annual Artisan Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10am to 3pm. Over 60 exhibitors will fill the gym, multi-purpose room, and spill out into the hallway in between. It is great place to start your holiday shopping while supporting the CCS PTO and local artists. Proceeds benefit… Read More »

Local record label launches new compilation CD featuring Vermont musicians: Release party Nov. 18 at Higher Ground

Local record label launches new compilation CD featuring Vermont musicians: Release party Nov. 18 at Higher Ground

Some of the best Vermont-based singer/songwriters bring their prolific writing skills and signature sounds to a new musical compilation entitled “Twists & Bends.” The 17-track/17-artist project, which features 16 new tunes and one cover song, will be released Nov. 18 with a show at Higher Ground Showcase Lounge at 7:30pm in South Burlington. The artists,… Read More »

CVU girls volleyball team reigns for second year

CVU girls volleyball team reigns for second year

The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School girls’ volleyball team won a second consecutive state championship bid and completed a perfect 13-0 season last Saturday. The team began the day with a thrilling win over Essex High School in front of packed Carter Gymnasium at Johnson State College in a crazy five-set semifinal match that… Read More »

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

To prepare for a real fire, Charlotte and Shelburne firefighters practiced a burn drill together Saturday, Nov. 8 on Spear Street in Shelburne. Photo by Lee Krohn

Join the Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

Join the Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

As the American Cancer Society celebrates its 101st year in the fight to end cancer, it is encouraging smokers to use the Great American Smokeout (GASO) on Thursday, Nov. 20, to make a plan to quit smoking. While smoking has decreased significantly since the 1950s, more than 43 million Americans still smoke, according to the… Read More »

DoubleTree offers free holiday lodging for families: Family members visiting infirm relatives qualify

The DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington is offering free lodging to relatives of patients staying in area hospitals and nursing homes during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Persons traveling more than 50 miles to visit hospitalized family members may receive complimentary overnight accommodations Nov. 25, 26, 27, and 28 and Dec. 23, 24, 25, and 26 at… Read More »

Talented artists need apply

Talented artists need apply

The Hinesburg Town Report is in need of another facelift. The covers of the last couple of Town Reports have featured beautiful artwork from local artists that was representative of Hinesburg. Because it is that time of year again, the town is looking for cover art for this next Town Report. Locals willing to submit… Read More »