Sugarbush Polo Club at home on Shelburne-Hinesburg Road

Sugarbush Polo Club at home on Shelburne-Hinesburg Road

Polo ponies and players have become a familiar sight on Shelburne-Hinesburg Road. That’s because the Sugarbush Polo Club began playing on its new field, across from the CSSU Buccaneer practice fields, last September. The Sugarbush Polo Club, founded in Waitsfield in 1962, added the Shelburne-Hinesburg Road field a year ago. “Before that, we rented a… Read More »

Francesca Blanchard releases first full-length album

Francesca Blanchard releases first full-length album

Francesca Blanchard, 23, of Charlotte will release her first full-length album of original material, Deux Visions, on Oct. 2. She previously recorded a 6-track EP called Songs On An Ovation back in 2011. We spoke with Blanchard prior to her Aug. 29 pre-release performance and party in Charlotte. Q: Tell me about Deux Visions. Francesca… Read More »

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 »

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