House honors family farm project

House honors family farm project

  The Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte recently was honored with a resolution passed by the Vermont House of Representatives. Sponsored by Reps. Mike Yantachka, D-Charlotte, (standing, right) and Kiah Morris, D-Bennington, (standing, left) the resolution congratulates Dr. Jackson and Lydia Clemmons (seated) on winning a National Creative Placemaking Fund grant and a state barn… Read More »

Vermont Day School students learn about fair trade through chocolate

Vermont Day School students learn about fair trade through chocolate

In what’s become a spring tradition, students at Vermont Day School recently teamed up with a local business for a special learning project. Students from grades kindergarten through sixth grade visited Lake Champlain Chocolates in Burlington, where staff explained the process of making chocolate from bean to bar. They also met company spokeswoman Meghan Fitzpatrick,… Read More »

Con Hogan Award to honor a public servant

The Vermont Community Foundation is now accepting nominations for the $15,000 Con Hogan Award for Creative Entrepreneurial Community Leadership. Started in 2015, the annual award is a tribute to Cornelius Hogan’s lifetime of work and commitment to public service. The award aims to encourage and reward leaders who share the former Vermont Human Services Secretary’s… Read More »

Nominate a neighbor, colleague, group or business for environmental award

The Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting applications for the Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence that for 25 years has recognized leaders from across Vermont who advance environmental sustainability. “So often, I meet incredible business, nonprofit and community leaders who are pioneering projects that protect our environment and support our communities, as well as our… Read More »

Kudos

• Nicholas Charles Fortin of Charlotte has received a bachelor’s degree in engineering and management from Clarkson University. • Three local students were named to the fall dean’s list at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y.: Evelyn M. Needham of Hinesburg, and Annabella L. Pugliese and Alissa A. Stone, both of Charlotte. • Connor Billen… Read More »