Grant helps Green Mountain Power make battery storage affordable

Green Mountain Power is offering Tesla Powerwall 2.0 batteries to 100 customers, free of charge. A $150,000 grant from the Vermont Low Income Trust for Electricity will pay for the cutting-edge technology and installation in the homes of low-income customers with significant need for backup power reliability due to health and mobility issues. The utility… Read More »

It’s legal now: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

It’s legal now: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

By MADELINE HUGHES There’s a new storefront at the corner of Shelburne and Hullcrest roads. The front window is decked with a neon “open” sign and a hand-drawn poster. Inside, Bob Marley tunes play in the background and art hangs on the walls. South Burlington artist and entrepreneur Jordan Holstein sits behind a counter in… Read More »

Arts director scores state award

Arts director scores state award

By MADELINE HUGHES Allison Coyne Carroll’s work comes with many rewards. Sometimes the reward is seeing students and faculty from China overjoyed as they hear live music from their homeland played in Vermont, on the other side of the world. Another time, it might be when a Lithuanian student gets to speak in her native… Read More »

Don Turner is a true public servant

To the Editor: During my 15 years in the Legislature, I’ve run into politicians of all stripes. But I’ve only happened across a handful of true public servants – those dedicated to putting their constituents above all else. Don Turner is one of those rare public servants. From the House of Representatives to the Milton… Read More »

Fall teams in full swing on the pitch, the court and gridiron

Fall teams in full swing on the pitch, the court and gridiron

By LAUREN READ GIRLS SOCCER CVU 2, South Burlington 0: The Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team continued their hot start for the season, defeating host South Burlington 2-0 on Friday. Olivia Zubarik had both goals for the Redhawks, now 2-0. Catherine Gilwee had the assist on both tallies, while Maryn Askew made five saves… Read More »

Rokeby delves into Underground Railroad quilt myth

Rokeby delves into Underground Railroad quilt myth

Historian, author and Harriet Tubman scholar Kate Clifford Larson will speak about the enduring myth surrounding quilt patterns and the Underground Railroad Sunday at the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. The illustrated lecture begins at 3 p.m. in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibit, “Fabric of Emancipation,” featuring pieced quilts made by African American fabric artists. Myths… Read More »

Kudos

Champlain Valley Union High School recently shared its honor roll from spring semester 2018. Here are the Charlotte and Hinesburg students who attained High Honors and A/B Honors last spring. High Honors Katherine E. Ashe, Maryn K. Askew, Gabriel R. Atkins, Ashton T. Barbeau, Evan G. Beal, William W. Berkowitz, Henry C. Bijur, Samantha K.… Read More »