Local Democratic committees host candidate meet and greet: Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:30pm, Town Tavern in Shelburne

The Shelburne, Charlotte, and South Burlington Democratic Committees will co-sponsor a meet and greet the candidate’s event, giving members of the community the opportunity to meet and talk informally with Chittenden County Democratic candidates for State Senate.  It is expected that each candidate will say a few words, but spend the majority of the evening… Read More »

Brief meeting yields results in Charlotte

By Gail Callahan The Charlotte Central School (CCS) Co Principals kicked off the CCS Board meeting last Tuesday with their monthly assessment of school-wide events. Administrator Audrey Boutaugh noted the current fifth-grade enrollment stands at 53 students; one classroom contains 27 students, the other 26. There is a teacher and para educator in each classroom.… Read More »

Hinesburg Community School recruits mentors

What is the best thing about having a mentor? At the end of the school year, students in the Connecting Youth (CY) Mentor Program at Hinesburg Community School were asked that very question. “I love having someone to hang out with, someone to talk to,” responded a teen who had been in the program 4… Read More »

Shelburne Orchards hosts “Bee Here Now” festival

Shelburne Orchards hosts “Bee Here Now” festival

It’s easy to overlook bees, but in fact they play an incredibly important role in our local ecosystems.  To honor these fuzzy pollinators, Shelburne Orchards is holding their first ever “Bee Here Now” festival on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10am-2pm. It will be a great opportunity to learn about the role of bees in the… Read More »

Tractor Supply hosts 4-H benefit

Tractor Supply hosts 4-H benefit

From Oct. 8 to 19 shoppers at the Tractor Supply Company (TSC) store in Shelburne are encouraged to show their support for the University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H program through the purchase of paper clovers at checkout. The store, located at 3708 Shelburne Rd., will participate in the semi-annual 4-H Paper Clover Campaign, a… Read More »

Girls’ volleyball team wins season opener

Girls’ volleyball team wins season opener

The 2014 Champlain Valley Union girls’ volleyball team started off their season as defending Vermont State Champions this week with a win over Randolph Union High School on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Six girls return from last year’s championship team and they are joined by 14 new players. The next match is away against Burlington on… Read More »

Redhawks fall to Middlebury

Redhawks fall to Middlebury

By Michael Regan Champlain Valley Union’s (CVU) 48-21 loss to Middlebury on Saturday afternoon included a bit of everything: a new quarterback, a new running back, interceptions, fumbles, and an ejection. The Redhawks’ 1-4 season record is not a reflection of the level of talent on the team or the team’s overall performance despite having… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Will Potter

Covering the Field: Introducing Will Potter

  by Sheri Duff “Will Potter is a coach’s dream,” noted Champlain Valley Union’s (CVU) head football coach Jim Provost. “He is a solid player in every aspect of the game and he is a great teammate. Will was unanimously voted captain by his fellow players and I certainly echo their choice,” coach Provost acknowledged.… Read More »