Charlotte firm wins design/build award for Shelburne terrace

Charlotte firm wins design/build award for Shelburne terrace

Green Works Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association awarded Distinctive Landscaping, a Charlotte-based design/build firm, for the appropriately named “Small Space, Bold Terrace,” a project featuring a patio overlooking Shelburne Bay. The design eliminated an inconveniently elevated deck and small sunken patio, and replaced them with a simple, elegant stone patio. The raised level and curved… Read More »

Businesses springing up in Hinesburg

New businesses are arriving and thriving in Hinesburg. New projects include the expansion of Frost Beer Works, the police station redevelopment by Energy Futures group, a new boutique home décor store called Blue Cottage, a new laundromat in the plaza, and finally the arrival of a new brewery (Foam) at the cheese plant. The Hinesburg… Read More »

Child’s play: sport specialization versus multisport athleticism

Child’s play: sport specialization  versus multisport athleticism

  It is well documented that allowing children free play time without adult intervention will develop their social, cognitive, emotional, and physical abilities. Evidence is growing that suggests the multisport athlete is happier, has fewer injuries, and is bound to be very good in her or his favorite sport. What six-year-old is concerned about making… Read More »

CVU softball and baseball teams notch season-opening wins

CVU softball and baseball teams notch season-opening wins

The Champlain Valley Union softball and baseball teams battled snow, rain, and wet fields throughout the beginning of the spring season. You could not tell once they got on the diamond. The Redhawk softball team got a strong pitching performance from Hattie Roberts to top Rutland 8-7, and the CVU baseball team edged the visiting… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

Boys Lacrosse Champlain Valley Union 13, Rutland 11: Will Braun found the back of the net four times to help Champlain Valley Union grab its first win of the season. The Redhawks, who topped host Rutland, also saw Charlie Bernicke add three goals and an assist. Jake Schaefer chipped in with two goals, while Walter… Read More »

College Counseling Corner

College Counseling Corner

By Sarah Soule With spring vacation quickly approaching, it is an ideal time for area students to visit college and university campuses. Seniors who are planning to attend college in the fall must make their final decision by May 1 and submit a tuition deposit and enrollment contract to the institution where they will enroll.… Read More »

1 2 3 174