Second Shelburne pedestrian hit by car

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter The second car versus pedestrian accident on Shelburne Road in just over two weeks occurred Sunday night. At 7:35 p.m., Shelburne police, fire and rescue responded to a report of a man hit by a car going southbound on Shelburne Road near Harbor Place. Police said Joseph Ask, 50, of… Read More »

Sunshine Week never needed more than now

It’s Sunshine Week, a national celebration of the citizens’ right to know about their government. In the past, we’ve groused about the hundreds of exemptions in Vermont’s public records law, mysterious firing of coaches, obvious conflicts of interest, and the fact that no one actually enforces state laws on open meetings and public records. That… Read More »

State adding ‘X’ gender option for driver’s licenses

By ELLIE FRENCH VT Digger James-Beth Merritt has had nonbinary gender experiences for as long as they — Merritt’s preferred pronoun — can remember, since they were about 7. About 10 years ago, they figured out what those experiences meant, and a few years after that, they decided on a label: bi-gender. At the age… Read More »

Buccaneers cheer successful season

Buccaneers cheer successful season

Congratulations to the Buccaneers Cheerleaders on a successful winter season! Above, from left, Kate Bostwick, Anna Dagget, Elizabeth Hahn, Hannah Wager, and Alison Monniere. The small, yet mighty, team of five girls competed at their first ever competitions during the Northern Vermont Athletic Conference and Vermont Cheerleading Coaches Association cheerleading competitions, and earned a commendable… Read More »

Raising the Black Lives Matter flag

We propose that the Black Lives Matter flag will be raised at Champlain Valley Union High School in honor of Black History Month. We affirm that Black Lives Matter is a peaceful and empowering grassroots movement, advocating for racial justice and collective liberation. By raising the flag, we hope to make CVU a more inclusive… Read More »

Help is Here: Understanding childhood trauma

Help is Here: Understanding childhood trauma

By MICHELLE FANE Life is full of unexpected twists and turns. We learn and grow with each challenge. When things that happen to us — or around us — become traumatic, life can take a turn for the worse. Childhood trauma is a term that refers to any stress that puts a child’s physical, social,… Read More »

Lyric Scholarship

For 45 years, Lyric Theatre Company has been a part of the local arts community. Each year, the organization helps an area high school senior defray expenses during their freshman year of college by offering a $2,000 scholarship titled the Delano-Nulty Award. Criteria for the award includes involvement in theatre through Lyric Theatre Company, school… Read More »