Community grieves loss of Kenneth Najarian

Community grieves loss of Kenneth Najarian

In a community already reeling from the death of bicycling enthusiast Richard Tom on April 26th of this year, the death of respected UVM Medical Center Radiologist Kenneth Najarian, of Charlotte, struck another tragic blow last week. The mood was somber in town Thursday afternoon as people went about their daily routines in the wake… Read More »

Hats off to CVU class of 2015

Hats off to CVU class of 2015

by Rachel Dunphy Spectators were still shuffling about and settling down on the Patrick Gymnasium bleachers when CVU’s 51st graduating class burst in, with the pomp of the “Triumphal March” to bring them along. CVU principal Jeff Evans approached the podium to ask the seniors to rise for the National Anthem after they settled into… Read More »

Hinesburg’s middle school grads shoot for the sky

Hinesburg’s middle school grads shoot for the sky

Photos and story by Lynn Monty Pomp and circumstance came to a close, played on the piano by Niel Maurer, as co-principal Jeffrey O’Hara welcomed a packed gymnasium at Hinesburg Community School last week. Black, white and silver streamers hung low from the ceiling as 56 eighth graders filed in, dressed in their best attire,… Read More »

Laughter, tears, and a sense of community for CCS grads

Laughter, tears, and a sense of community for CCS grads

By Chea Waters Evans Families and friends gathered at Charlotte Central School to say good-bye to another graduating class of eighth graders. “The Beach” was an appropriate theme for the warm, sunny evening – the gym was transformed into a tropical paradise, with pink flamingos on the wall, palm trees hanging from the ceiling, and… Read More »

Chicago Cubs draft CVU grad Rayne Supple

Chicago Cubs draft CVU grad Rayne Supple

When it Rayne’s it pours. After pitching the Redhawks to the championship game 3-0 victory over South Burlington last Wednesday night, Champlain Valley Union senior and Shelburne resident Rayne Supple was alerted that he was drafted by the Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs in the 38th round; the 1,133 pick to be exact. “I received… Read More »

A return to the top for CVU girls tennis team

A return to the top for CVU girls tennis team

By Mal Boright According to Champlain Valley Union High’s number one singles player, junior Kathy Joseph, the weather conditions (sunny, around 75 degrees) were excellent Thursday at Shelburne’s Davis Park. The top-seeded Redhawks’ were also excellent as they scored a 5-2 triumph over second seed and defending champion South Burlington High to grab their third… Read More »

Hinesburg discusses fatal crash at public meeting

Hinesburg discusses fatal crash at public meeting

Police Chief Frank Koss held a community forum last Tuesday night in Hinesburg to address concerns over his decision to publish an article regarding his feelings about a crash in which 17-year-old driver Joseph Marshall and bicyclist Richard Tom were killed on Route 116 in April. In his op-ed piece Koss wrote that Marshall would… Read More »

David vs. Goliath: Charlotte family battles railway giants over stockpiled freight cars

David vs. Goliath: Charlotte family battles railway giants over stockpiled freight cars

By Lettie Stratton Jackson and Lydia Clemmons have lived on the same Charlotte property at 2158 Greenbush Road since 1961. They’ve farmed the land and improved the property, which boasts historic buildings from the 1700s. The Clemmons’ property is situated on either side of railway tracks, formerly used for the short-lived Champlain Flyer commuter train… Read More »

Hinesburg Farmers Market opens next Thursday

Hinesburg Farmers Market opens next Thursday

The Hinesburg Lions Farmers Market will celebrate 12 years when it opens for the season Thursday, June 11. The Market will run every Thursday afternoon from 3 to 6:30pm through Sept. 3 at the United Church of Hinesburg on Main Street. The annual summer event brings visitors and neighbors together to enjoy the fruits and… Read More »

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