Singer-historian Radtke brings to life Vermont Civil War Songbook

Singer-historian Radtke brings to life Vermont Civil War Songbook

Classically trained singer and historical researcher Linda Radtke will bring to life pieces from the Vermont Civil War Songbook, a collection of songs and letters from Vermont’s Civil War era in a special program Jan. 11 at the Richmond Free Library. Sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council and the Community Senior Center of Bolton, Richmond… Read More »

The Schoolhouse continues its Kwanzaa tradition

The Schoolhouse continues its Kwanzaa tradition

By Liz Shayne In a decades-long tradition, elementary and middle school students, teachers, families and alumni of The Schoolhouse in South Burlington kicked off the December holiday season with the school’s annual Kwanzaa ceremony. The celebration marked the end of three weeks of study of African-American culture and individual traditions and values. Kwanzaa is a… Read More »

Unemployment rate unchanged for November

The Vermont Department of Labor announced that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for November was 2.9 percent, reflecting no change from the revised October rate. The national rate in November was 4.1 percent. Overall, Vermont’s unemployment rate was tied for the sixth-lowest in the country for the time period. And as of the prior month’s… Read More »

Ballet Vermont recruits dancers for 2018 season

Ballet Vermont recruits dancers for 2018 season

Dancers interested in summer and fall productions by Ballet Vermont – including the popular Farm to Ballet – can learn more at a dancer interest session Saturday ahead of February auditions, the company announced this week. Ballet Vermont brings dancers, musicians, and composers to Vermont to collaborate on original works of ballet. The professional dance… Read More »

Shelburne firm invests in craft spirits

Shelburne-based venture capital fund FreshTracks Capital announced recently that it will be invest in Caledonia Spirits, a rapidly growing Vermont distillery that produces Barr Hill Gin, Tom Cat Gin, and Barr Hill Vodka. “The craft spirits trend is still early in its development, similar to where craft beer was 10 or 20 years ago,” said… Read More »