Early lemons yield 15-1 lemonade

Early lemons yield 15-1 lemonade

For the first time all season, the Champlain Valley Union girls basketball team hit a speedbump last week. The unbeaten Redhawks fell to St. Johnsbury last Wednesday, suffering their first loss of the season, and a largely untested team faced its first test: How would it respond? Three days later, halfway into Saturday’s game against… Read More »

Kudos

Jessica Utter, Hinesburg, was named to the dean’s list at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Co. for the fall 2017 semester. Erica Rosner, Hinesburg, was named to the dean’s honor list at Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio for the fall 2017 semester. Jessie Johnson, Hinesburg, was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Virginia Tech… Read More »

Update from the Vermont Senate

Update from the Vermont Senate

I’d like to briefly update readers on three important bills before the Senate. First, the Senate will be debating an increase to the minimum wage later this week. A Senate committee has recommended an increase of $4.50 over a six-year period. This is a more aggressive schedule than current law, which raises the wage by… Read More »

Vermont could find prosperity in the climate economy

A fascinating conversation has been taking place in Vermont over the last several years — a conversation about whether “environmentalism” and “entrepreneurialism” can exist together. It is a conversation driven, in part, by the anticipated effects of climate change, and the challenge to do something about it. Of course, in Vermont the economy and the… Read More »

High school students, families can check out tech programs

High school students, families can check out tech programs

  The Burlington Technical Center hosts an open house this Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until noon for families and students in grades 9-12 this fall. The center offers a range of programs for ninth and 10th graders including Design Tech and Health, Hospitality, and Human Service Tech. Programs for students in grades 11-12 are: Auto… Read More »

Better than Taylor Swift

Better than Taylor Swift

Ezra Graczyk-Picard, age 5, belts out “Look What You Made Me Do” at the Charlotte Central School Variety Show on Feb. 9 while his kindergarten classmates served as backup dancers and moral support. More than 50 children participated in the show, which has been a CCS tradition for over a decade. Photo by Elizabeth Langfeldt

Local youths recognized for their volunteerism, community service

A middle schooler from Shelburne and a high school student from Waterbury were honored for their volunteer work recently as Vermont’s top two youth volunteers by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Two other local students were named as finalists as well. Ella Byers, 12, of Shelburne, and Samuel Grandfield, 18, of Waterbury, were chosen… Read More »

Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum is putting the finishing touches on a new exhibition opening Saturday that goes behind the scenes in the world of puppetry and storytelling. “Puppets: World on a String” opens Saturday with a live performance at 4 p.m. of “The Auspicious Adventures of the Improbable Princess” by featured artist Betsy Tobin. A gallery tour… Read More »

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