Partnership announces Safe Ride program

BrewView Vermont and Green Cab Company have announced a partnership starting Feb. 1 to provide free rides to those who might have consumed a bit too much alcohol. Called “Safe Ride,” the program will provide up to 50 rides per month for up to four people per ride at no cost, said John Gales, co-publisher… Read More »

UVM Medical Center awards grants to human service programs

A drop off in blood and platelet donations over the holidays has prompted the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care. “Many people may not realize that blood products are perishable, and the only source of… Read More »

Lewis Creek Association hosts free film screening of ‘Toxic Puzzle,’ Jan. 31

The Lewis Creek Association will host a free screening on Jan. 31 of the documentary film “Toxic Puzzle: Hunt for the Hidden Killer,” about scientist Paul Cox and his team’s investigation of links between toxins produced by blue-green algae and the neurodegenerative diseases ALS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Discussion will follow with University of Vermont scientists… Read More »

Hinesburg Recreation News

Hinesburg Children’s Choir The Hinesburg Children’s Choir returns with CVU Senior Sophie Roy at the helm with veteran assistance from Linda Janes, a new accompanist, and support from Doreen Patterson. Plan on a concert performance the first week of May. For children in grades 2-4. Meets Tuesdays, Jan. 22 to May 7; 1:45-2:45 p.m. Fee: $75.… Read More »

Fresh Air program seeks host families

Fresh Air program seeks host families

The Fresh Air Fund is looking for volunteer host families in the Champlain Valley to host children this summer. Each year, thousands of children from New York City’s low-income neighborhoods visit suburban, rural and small-town communities along the East Coast and Southern Canada through the Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program. The fund is an… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Library addition bond information You may have heard about our exciting plans for a possible addition to the library. If you’d like to learn more and share your thoughts, please join us on tonight, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Grange. Discussion and questions welcome over refreshments. Community Supper On Wednesday, Jan. 23… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Youngster Music & Movement Friends of Families hosts the Youngsters Music and Movement program at the library on Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. For kids up to age 5 and their caregivers. Songs, movement, games, followed by a snack. Free. Saturday Storytime This Saturday: 10-10:30 a.m. Children 5 and under are invited with their caregivers for… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Winter LEGO ClubSign up for this after school activity coming up on Thursdays, Jan. 17, 24, 31 and Feb. 7. Meets 3-4 p.m. at the library for snacks, friends and tons of LEGOs to build with every week. For kids ages 5-10. Space is limited. Register by emailing, calling 482-2878; or sign up in the… Read More »

‘VT Untapped’ podcast draws on Vermont Folklife Center archives, fieldwork

The Vermont Folklife Center this week launched its podcast, “VT Untapped,” combining archival material and content from the center’s ongoing ethnographic research to tell unique stories about Vermonters from all walks of life. The podcast is available for download on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, and VFC’s website. Listen to the first two episodes online… Read More »

Volunteers needed for History Museum, State House positions

The Vermont History Museum and Vermont State House will host an information session Friday in Montpelier for new volunteers to assist with educational programs this year. Each year, thousands of Vermont school children visit the Vermont History Museum and the Vermont State House to learn about the state’s history and government. A dedicated group of… Read More »

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