Yacht regatta benefits new fall educational programming

Yacht regatta benefits new fall educational programming

Taking the yacht out at Point Bay usually leads to a nice cruise through Kingsland Bay, Converse Bay, Barn Rock, or Basin Harbor, home of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, but Saturday, competitors gathered to race. Royal Savage Yacht Club hosted the Lake Champlain Championship Series event, The Diamond Island Regatta, at Point Bay Marina… Read More »

New beginnings celebrated at AALV community gathering

New beginnings celebrated at AALV community gathering

American dishes, along with foods from an array of cultures, spanned the length of three picnic tables at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington on Saturday. Jacob Bogre, of Colchester, made his rounds, taking great care to speak to every family at the Association of Africans Living in Vermont (AALV) Annual Community Gathering. More than 200… Read More »

Charlotte Central School PTO is back with a new board

Charlotte Central School PTO is back with a new board

By Chea Waters Evans My youngest child is starting kindergarten this fall, so instead of enjoying my newly-free days exercising and working on my script for The Real Housewives of Chittenden County, I have volunteered once again to be on the board of the Charlotte Central School Parent Teacher Organization. I’m excited to be co-president… Read More »

CVU grads jazz up Stowe Brew Fest

CVU grads jazz up Stowe Brew Fest

Champlain Valley Union High School graduates Greg Pauza, Luke Hausermann, David Titus, and Chris Page play in their band, Tenderbellies, at Stowe Brewers Festival on Aug. 15. The successful Burlington-based band blends Americana, bluegrass, new grass, jazz and rock.

Summer softball inspires love of the game

Summer softball inspires love of the game

Hitting, fielding, and base-running were on Hattie Roberts agenda. This varsity softball pitcher organized and ran an evening summer camp for about a dozen newcomers Aug. 10-14. The drills she planned were intended to be challenging, and yet inspire a love of the game. The instructional camp was for any girl entering fifth grade and… Read More »

Success at Addison County Fair and Field Days

Success at Addison County Fair and Field Days

Hinesburg resident Corinna Hobbs attended the Addison County Fair and Field Days Home and Garden Department awards ceremony Aug 6. Hobbs was presented with the Abi Sessions Photography Award for Best Photograph Youth 6-12 for her “Mirror Pond” color photo entry. She also received the Cacklin’ Hens sponsor award acknowledging the quality of her entries… Read More »

Sweat equity builds local affordable housing

Sweat equity builds local affordable housing

Bhutanese refugee Dinesh Pradhan, along with his wife and children, will move into their new home this week. The Pradhan’s contributed more than 400 hours of sweat equity into building their Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity home. About 300 volunteers helped them. “We are really excited,” he said. “The main thing is the affordability.” Habitat… Read More »

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