The freedom to fly

The freedom to fly

A red-tailed hawk is brought to freedom July 2 by Drew Farmer and her father Will Farmer of Hinesburg. While mowing her lawn, Denise Farmer spied wings “sticking out of a tree.” Finding the bird was alive, she tried to reach professional wildlife help with no luck. So, the family, including daughters Riley and Rowan,… Read More »

Teen suicide prevention row-a-thon raises $18,000

Teen suicide prevention row-a-thon raises $18,000

Community from around Vermont and New England gathered at the Lake Champlain Maritime Muse-um on Saturday, June 29, to raise money and awareness for teen suicide prevention. This first “Hope for TomorROW” row-a-thon was a collaboration between Project HOePpnEr and the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in honor of Paul Hoeppner, a Hinesburg resident and Champlain… Read More »

Red Cross seeks blood donors

BURLINGTON – Following a difficult Fourth of July week for blood and platelet donations and ongoing challenges finding new blood donors, the American Red Cross now faces a blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now and prevent delays in medical care. There will be… Read More »

New studio creating opportunity for adults to dance

New studio creating opportunity for adults to dance

Two women in Vermont’s dance community have created a reality they have long wished for: the opportunity to take dance classes with other adults on a schedule that works for their busy lives. On May 29, Megan Stearns of Hinesburg and June Beuchner Carney of Williston opened Lines Vermont in South Burlington. Located in the… Read More »

Mt. Philo Inn wins award

The locally owned and operated Mt. Philo Inn in Charlotte announced that they have been awarded the 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, restaurants and attractions located all over the world that have… Read More »

Playing for Good in Charlotte

Playing for Good in Charlotte

The Charlotte Congregational Church, 403 Church Hill Road, invites the community to celebrate sum-mer Sunday, July 14, 5 p.m., with a program of chamber music presented by the six-member ensem-ble Playing for Good. The professional ensemble is dedicated to supporting non-profits through the power of music. Their program will feature works by Haydn, Shostakovich, Philip… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Summer Reading Club Wednesdays in July For those of you interested in signing your child(ren) up for one or more of these free programs, please visit https://www.carpentercarse.org/summer-reading-program for descriptions, times, and registration instructions. Taradiddle Wednesday, July 10, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 5-10; Registration required. Drop-off. Come listen to Taradiddle, a storytelling duo who weave traditional songs… Read More »

Vt. better than most states at providing summer meals to kids

LOLA DUFFORT VT Digger For food insecure families who rely on schools to provide their children with free breakfast and lunch, the summer months can be a difficult time. Luckily, Vermont does better than most at providing access to federally funded summer meals at parks, schools and campsites across the state. But advocates say plenty… Read More »

Susan McClure graduates from Snelling Leadership Institute

Susan McClure graduates from Snelling Leadership Institute

The Snelling Center for Government has announced that Susan McClure of Hinesburg has graduated from the Vermont Leadership Institute. The commencement ceremony for the class of 2019 was held June 1 at Basin Harbor in Vergennes. McClure is currently the executive director at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Vergennes. As a participant in the Vermont… Read More »

Volunteer Connection News

SUE ALENICK United Way Volunteer United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected to community needs. Go to www.unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com. Dragon boats Dragon Heart Vermont is preparing for the Dragon Boat Festival to… Read More »

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