Open-air yoga for a cause

Open-air yoga for a cause

by Eileen O’Grady Yoga Roots of Shelburne is taking advantage of the lovely Vermont weather and bringing yoga outside with an innovative open-air yoga program called Karma Yoga. Participants will be able to stretch and breathe while they raise money for two local charities, the Shelburne Food Shelf and the Charlotte recreation scholarship. The first… Read More »

Door of Mercy visits St. Jude’s; visit in May slated for Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Door of Mercy visits St. Jude’s; visit in May slated for Our Lady of Mount Carmel

When Mater Christi School’s Traveling Door of Mercy came to Saint Jude’s Roman Catholic Parish in Hinesburg recently, the brightly-colored panels sparked joy and conversation among those who attended the April 10 Mass. “It [the Door] caught people’s attention and focused it on the Holy Year,” said the Rev. David Cray, SSE, spiritual shepherd of… Read More »

Staycation in Shelburne

Staycation in Shelburne

These Shelburne business owners are offering a Staycation Passport, available for spring break (or beyond) for those who aren’t leaving town, but need to get away. The Passport includes a five-class card from Yoga Roots, a 1 hour Thai or table massage from Kristin Borquist, a one-hour Eminence facial from Rachel Ahari of the be.Skin… Read More »

The LaPlatte Watershed: Why it Matters

The LaPlatte Watershed: Why it Matters

Roberta Nubile Water matters. This is an obvious statement to anyone who values drinking clean water from the lake and private wells, swimming at our beaches, paddling, and fishing for river and lake trout. This was also the message of a timely presentation organized by Lewis Creek Association (LCA), Responsible Growth Hinesburg, Voices for the… Read More »

Exploring future of energy generation

Exploring future of energy generation

When Richard Smardon and Marshall Webb were students at Shelburne Village School, they were good friends, and visited one another’s homes to play and for sleep overs. It is certain that words like ‘renewable energy’ and ‘climate change’ never entered their pre-teen conversations. Fast forward several decades, and they find themselves deeply engaged in subjects… Read More »

Farm-to-school program growing at CVU

Farm-to-school program growing at CVU

By Victoria Tamas, Contributing Writer Last month, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture awarded the Champlain Valley Union High School a Farm-to-School planning grant of $2,500 as part of a $70,000 total awarded to ten schools around Vermont. The grant program, in its ninth year, has so far reached 101 schools, impacting 27,000 students. What is… Read More »

Pioneering the Vermont growler movement

Pioneering the Vermont growler movement

Ever since the early days of Vermont’s beer boom, beer lovers around the state have been passionate about their growlers. As local craft beer brewing became a full-blown craze, those 64-ounce jugs of deliciousness have become more popular with local drinkers as well as beer tourists, who come to Vermont specifically to get a taste… Read More »

Free children’s clothing and book swap

Free children’s clothing and book swap

Rachel Kring, Hinesburg Friends of Families coordinator This popular event is for anyone seeking children’s clothing and books. The swap is free and will be held at Hinesburg Town Hall on Saturday, April 2, 9-10:30am. To ensure another successful swap, donate all gently-used children’s clothing, sized infant to 14 and children’s books, toddler to middle-school level. Drop off clothing and books at Hinesburg… Read More »

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