Vermonter with local ties wins San Francisco Marathon

Native Vermonter August Brautigam, age 29, won the 37th annual San Francisco Marathon in 2 hours, 32 minutes, and 16 seconds on Sunday, July 27. With 6,620 runners participating, Brautigam ran one of the best races of his career, only one second slower than his personal best. “I have competed in at least 12 marathons,”… Read More »

UVM soccer team welcomes two former CVU standouts

The University of Vermont men’s soccer program will add nine newcomers to the squad for the upcoming 2014 season. Among the nine freshmen are two former Champlain Valley Union soccer players, including the Vermont Gatorade Player of the Year, Zack Evans, and Joe Castano. Other native Vermonters include Burlington Free Press Player of the Year,… Read More »


Alex “Axel” John Priest – Hinesburg Alex crossed the Start/Finish line at the gates of Heaven on Dec. 23, 2013, after a 12-year battle with multiple strokes. A celebration of Alex’s life will take place on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Charlotte Senior Center, 212 Ferry Rd., Charlotte, Vt., from 5:30 to 9:30pm. All… Read More »

Castleton prepares for 76th annual house tour

The 76th Annual Castleton Woman’s Club Colonial Day House Tour will feature outstanding private homes in a wide variety of architectural styles including Colonial Revival, Federal, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, and Gothic Revival. The tour includes over a dozen sites throughout the village including outstanding period homes, public buildings, galleries, and historic sites. The 2014 Castleton Colonial… Read More »

Local actress stars in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

By Sheri Duff This month’s unforgettable performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” presented by the Vermont Shakespeare Company, will star Shelburne actress Molly Walsh as Tatiana, Queen of the Fairies. Walsh always wanted to be an actress. “I grew up on a farm in Massachusetts with no acting connections to speak of,” she began over… Read More »

The Stowe Show celebrates 57th year

One of New England’s largest Classic Car Shows, the annual Stowe Antique and Classic Car Meet, celebrates 57 years as Vermont’s largest and oldest collector vehicle event by showcasing classic and antique cars, trucks, street rods, military vehicles, and more. Located at Nichols Field on Rt. 100 in Stowe, this year’s three-day meet is Aug.… Read More »

Charlotte Beach Party returns this weekend

Charlotte Beach Party returns this weekend

The Charlotte Recreation Commission will host the 2nd Annual Charlotte Beach Party on Sunday, Aug. 3 from 3-8pm. There will be a free pig roast again this year, courtesy of Fat Cow Farm. The fee to attend this year’s event is a potluck item to share or a $5 donation. The Mystic Party Band, composed… Read More »

Draft horses hitch up for field day

Draft horses hitch up for field day

Howard Alden of Jericho, left, takes the Lutters family of Hinesburg for a ride in a cart drawn by his mini horse team during Green Mountain Draft Horse Field Day at Shelburne Farms Saturday, July 26. Photo by Rosalyn Graham

Hinesburg athlete qualifies for 2015 World Games

Hinesburg athlete qualifies for 2015 World Games

A year from now, 7,000 Special Olympics athletes from 177 countries will parade into Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015. This ceremony will kick-off a nine-day celebration of courage, determination, and joy, as well as the largest sports and humanitarian event in 2015 and… Read More »