Aphasia Choir: The healing power of song

Aphasia Choir: The healing power of song

MELISSA CRONIN Correspondent “It’s like magic.” That’s how South Burlington resident Kate Hill describes what it’s like to sing. Hill suffered a stroke 20 years ago, resulting in expressive aphasia, a condition in which there is an impairment in language, including difficulty producing or comprehending spoken or written words. Aphasia is usually due to an… Read More »

Hinesburg Garden Tour, June 23

The Friends of Carpenter-Carse Library is holding a garden tour of seven Hinesburg gardens on Sunday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is a wonderful opportunity to stroll around Hinesburg home gardens and appreciate the different landscapes of the town and the artistry of each gardener. Anne Donegan, a member of the… Read More »

Car wash/bottle drive benefit for youth service trip

Come on down to Hinesburg Fire Station Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to get your car washed. Bring your bottles too! Hinesburg teens will be on hand to clean your car. All proceeds benefit the Hinesburg Youth Project’s service trip to H.O.M.E., Inc, in Orland, Maine in June.  The Hinesburg Youth Project was founded in 2016… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Youth mural has begun Artist Tara Goreau has begun transforming the youth area of the library. This winter patrons voted on their favorite mural design and the winning vote is now being executed. Stop by the library to see this whimsical work. Meet Playaway The library has expanded its Playaway collection to include adult books.… Read More »

SCHIP awards spring grants

SCHIP awards spring grants

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects, or SCHIP, recently announced the recipients of its spring grants. Recent monies of over $20,000 were awarded to 14 nonprofits in towns who met the criteria of serving the people of the SCHIP’s three communities in a variety of ways.  The recipients for this cycle included The YWCA Camp Hochelaga,… Read More »

Ride Strong Vermont fundraising ride, June 1

Sojourn Bicycling and Active Vacations, based in Charlotte, is partnering with the Shelburne Athletic Club and RaceVermont.com to host a fundraising bike ride benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Burlington and Passion for Paws. Ride Strong Vermont takes place Saturday, June 1, with a 25- or 50-mile options. Participants start at 8:30 a.m. and… Read More »

United Way Volunteer Connection

SUE ALENICK United Way Volunteer Columnist 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. Marathon: RunVermont is gearing up for the 31st running of the Vermont… Read More »

Vet Centers mark 40th anniversary

This June, Vet Centers around the country celebrate their 40th anniversary. Locally, the South Burlington Vet Center will host a community open house Tuesday, June 11, 11 a.m. at 19 Gregory Drive, Suite 201, in South Burlington. Along with celebrating the anniversary of the Vet Center program, the event also salutes Vietnam Veterans 50th Commemoration… Read More »