News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Tuesday Storytime Weekly 9:30-10 a.m. ongoing. Caregivers and children up to age 5 are invited for songs, stories, rhymes and games followed by snack and open play time. The Vermont Loon Conservation Project On Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. the Lake Iroquois Association and Carpenter-Carse Library host a speaker from the Vermont Loon Conservation… Read More »

Fifth annual Cycle 4 CMT fundraiser targets rare disease, August 26

Walkers and cyclists will take to local country roads Aug. 26 for the 5th Annual Cycle 4 CMT fundraiser. The event is open to people of all ages and abilities, and proceeds support research for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, referred to as CMT, which is a progressive neurological disease that damages nerves to the arms and legs. Shelburne… Read More »

Summer in full bloom

Summer in full bloom

Sunflowers fill the field at Maple Hill Farm along Thomas Road and Spear Street in Shelburne. A friendly sign invites passersby to pick some to take home. Don’t forget the on-your-honor-box: $1 per stem.

CVU summer thespians present ‘The Little Mermaid’ musical

Champlain Valley Union High School’s Summer Theatre’s production of “The Little Mermaid” hits the stage from Aug. 10-12. Rising freshmen and sophomores participated in a three-week theater camp that culminates in three performances. Father-son duo Ben Recchia, artistic director, and Carl Recchia, music director, along with older students and CVU theater alumni ran the camp… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Preschool Story Time Friday at 10:30 a.m. Drop in for stories, songs and crafts. For ages 3-5. Coffee with Your Rep Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. State Rep. Mike Yantachka will be at the library for coffee, and visit with community members. Stop by to stay hello. Summer book group at the Senior Center Mondays… Read More »

Wish Kid book tour shares healing message

A Barre girl who beat a dangerous medical diagnosis will set out on a statewide book tour this month to share her inspirational healing story. Jamie Heath is known as a Vermont Wish Kid, having been part of the Vermont Make-A-Wish program and her new book is called “Wishes Are Medicine! How Make-A-Wish Gave Me… Read More »

On your mark, get set, row

Rowers are ready and spectators are excited: the Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival is this weekend, on Sunday Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Teams of cancer survivors and those who support them will race in 200-meter sprints at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Aside from the racing action, there will be food tents,… Read More »

Local pro wins national tennis award

Local pro wins national tennis award

Anyone who has learned how to play tennis in Vermont has, at one point or another, come into contact with the smile (and Life Saver candy rewards) of Jake Agna. Every year, the Youth Tennis Foundation of New England honors the legacy of Ned Weld, an accomplished player and advocate for helping kids through tennis,… Read More »

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