How to make your yard more environmentally friendly

It’s easy to make your home more eco-friendly, and your yard is a great place to start. This season, take steps to limit your home’s impact on the local environment by giving your outdoor spaces an earth-friendly makeover. Limit Yard Waste When the leaves fall from the trees, you may be dealing with extra bundles… Read More »

Wag it Forward at Pet Food Warehouse this Saturday

Wag it Forward at Pet Food Warehouse this Saturday

Pet Food Warehouse will host ‘Wag It Forward,’ a new fundraising event that will benefit dozens of Vermont animal welfare groups, this Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9am to 5:30pm. For every dollar spent at the South Burlington and Shelburne locations this Saturday, Pet Food Warehouse (PFW) will donate 25 cents to participating humane societies, rescue… Read More »

Only two Bark and Brew events left

Only two Bark and Brew events left

What could possible make your evening walk with your dog any better? Possibly a frosty brew, the company of your neighbors, and group play for dogs! Every Thursday in September from 5:30-7:30pm, Hilton Burlington and Spruce Mortgage are cosponsoring a Bark & Brew series. The event, fun for dogs and owners alike, will take place… Read More »

Charlotte Library News

As we strive to improve and enrich our services here at Charlotte Library, we need information from our community to inform our purchasing and planning decisions. In the next few months, the library will participate in the Edge Initiative, “helping libraries [with] …development of their public technology services.” To make the project successful, we need… Read More »

A seat for cell phones at the table

A seat for cell phones at the table

By Sadie Williams Some rules are set in stone, or at least, they used to be. Using a phone at the dinner table used to be taboo. If the sharp trill of the phone interrupted conversation at the table, most families let it ring, forsaking whatever telemarketer or relative was calling for the peaceful moments… Read More »

Wedding crashers: Vermont-style

Wedding crashers: Vermont-style

By Kathryn Blume There’s an old saying in the theater, “Never share the stage with children and animals.” This is because they tend to completely steal focus, and that’s been true with weddings as well – though they can also be very entertaining. Especially the animals. As a wedding officiate with upwards of 250 ceremonies… Read More »

Slow Money Vermont plans kick off Sept. 16

Slow Money Vermont plans kick off Sept. 16

Slow Money founder Woody Tasch will speak at the company’s launch event on Sept. 16 from 5:30-7:30pm at Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Chapel at College Hall in Montpelier. The event promises to connect entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers and share vision for 21st Century Main Street investing to support a viable and… Read More »

Dancing cheek-to-cheek goes Latin Benefit for H2H-Tela Sept. 5

By Sheri Duff Start with Hands to Honduras-Tela’s (H2H-Tela) tireless chair Linda Gilbert and her husband, Al. Add a Dominican-born Alejandro Torrens, leader of the 10-piece Latin band Alejandro & Grupo Sabor. Mix well with H2H-Tela’s experienced event planners Dave Jonah, Lois Knapp, Renee Davitt, and Margo Plank, and the finishing touches on the Latin… Read More »

Troopers remind motorists to drive with care as Labor Day weekend approaches

Making every effort to prevent crashes, injuries, and fatalities on Vermont’s roadways, while addressing poor driving behavior, the Vermont State Police are beginning their high visibility enforcement campaign, focused on impaired and aggressive driving. The Labor Day Mobilization & Operation CARE holiday period runs now through Sept. 1. So far this year 26 people have… Read More »