By Phyl Newbeck Louise McCarren is happy to be back in Vermont full-time after eight years of commuting to Utah. McCarren has served on many boards in her life, but her newest venture is chairing the Board of Directors of Campaign for Vermont. She helps to create a new governance structure for the board and… Read More »
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Charlotte Senior Center on Ferry Road, Thursday, June 12 from 2 to 7pm. Walk-ins are welcome but an appointment is strongly recommended to avoid delays. To make an appointment call 1-800-Red Cross or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
The Shelburne Charlotte Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, June 10 at 9am for a tour of the gardens of Robin Coleburn, 1052 Whalley Road in Charlotte. These are beautiful gardens surrounding Coleburn’s art studio. All are welcome. For information call Ann Mead at 985-2657.
The Vermont Fish &Wildlife Department says deer fawns are being born now and asks that people avoid disturbing or picking them up. Most deer fawns are born during the first and second weeks of June, according to Vermont deer biologist Adam Murkowski. Murkowski says it is best to keep your distance because the fawn’s mother… Read More »
The Champlain Valley Hawks wrestlers just completed their third very positive season. The wrestling club attended many events and wrestled hard and proud. Without the support of our wrestling family, parents, coaches, and donors, we would not have had as much success. We look forward to another successful season. Your contributions helped. Thank you very… Read More »
Since Brown Dog Books and Gifts moved to the new Mechanicsville Road location, and without signage on Route 116, business has suffered. A few friends, who want to keep our beloved bookstore in business, got together to offer some incentives for people to come check out the new location (or come back if you haven’t… Read More »
By Lenore Budd, vice chair of Hinesburg Trails Committee Do you enjoy exploring the many trails of the Hinesburg Area Recreation Trail (HART) network? If so, the Hinesburg Trails Committee could use your help in sprucing up the trails after a long winter and muddy spring. On National Trails Day – Saturday, June 7 –… Read More »
Vermonters and visitors will have more affordable travel choices to get around New England and beyond beginning June 9, thanks to the launch of new intercity bus routes operated by Vermont Translines. The new routes, funded by the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and the Federal Transit Administration, include service from Burlington to Albany, N.Y.… Read More »
The Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs and the Vermont Veterans Fund Committee are accepting grant proposals from this year’s fund. The Veteran’s Fund was established in 2010 and provides financial assistance to organizations supporting veterans. Over the last two years, fund grants have supported homeless veteran transition programs, peer counseling, and emergency assistance with rent… Read More »
The Shelburne, Charlotte, and South Burlington Democratic Committees will co-sponsor a screening of the documentary “Inequality for All” on Sunday, May 18 at 7pm at the Shelburne Town Offices, second floor. The film, released in 2013 and featuring renowned economist Robert Reich, examines the ever-widening income inequality in the United States and the effects this… Read More »