Milestones

Theodore Cedric Palmer – Hinesburg Theodore C. Palmer passed away peacefully on Feb. 1, 2015, after visiting with his best buddy, Murphy. He was born on Oct. 2, 1940, in Burlington, the youngest son of the late James and Beatrice (Phillips) Palmer of Hinesburg. He had many fond memories of growing up on his father’s… Read More »

Registration open for Made in Vermont Marketplace

Registration open for Made in Vermont Marketplace

The 2nd Annual Made in Vermont Marketplace will be taking place April 10-12 at the Champlain Valley Exposition. This is the only trade show in Vermont that showcases the wide variety of quality products made right here in the Green Mountain State. It offers attendees an opportunity to browse and purchase the many fine food,… Read More »

Charlotte volunteer takes on lead role with Fresh Air Fund, Brenda Gaulin of Vergennes is volunteer co-chair

Charlotte volunteer takes on lead role with Fresh Air Fund, Brenda Gaulin of Vergennes is volunteer co-chair

The Fresh Air Fund has announced that Vicki Nelson of Charlotte and Brenda Gaulin of Vergennes are the new volunteer leaders for the Charlotte area. Nelson and her family hosted 8-year-old Josue, of the Bronx, for the first time last summer and Gaulin and her family have been hosting 10-year-old Ezekiel, of Brooklyn, since 2010.… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Waldorf students thank community for generosity The Lake Champlain Waldorf High School would like to thank residents of Charlotte for generously donating items for their recent Martin Luther King food drive. Withstanding the force of winter last Monday, students from Lake Champlain Waldorf High School walked door-to-door through neighborhoods in Shelburne, Charlotte and South Burlington to… Read More »

Yoga Roots hosts inspirational speaker

Yoga Roots hosts inspirational speaker

Dr. Maria Sirois, a licensed clinical psychologist and inspirational speaker who has been sharing her expertise in mind/body medicine and positive psychology for over 20 years, will lead a two-day workshop titled “Living, Loving and Lighting Up” at Yoga Roots in Shelburne on Feb. 6 from 7-9pm and Feb. 7 from 1-5pm. The author of “Every… Read More »

CCS sixth graders participate in Farm-to-School Awareness Day

Charlotte Central School (CCS) sixth graders will participate in the Statewide Farm-to-School Awareness Day at the Statehouse on Thursday, Jan. 29. The students, Olivia Zubarik, Ethan Lisle, Charlie Kantor, and Schuyler Edgar Holmes, all in Mrs. Duthie-Fox’s class, will speak and present the school’s work at an information table at the re-source fair. Other speakers… Read More »

Act 166 supports 10 hours of free Pre-K for 3-5 year olds

Act 166 supports 10 hours of free Pre-K for 3-5 year olds

By Andrea Sambrook, Annette’s Preschool Director There is a state-wide and nation-wide buzz about the importance of high quality early childhood education for young children. In Vermont, Act 166 has formalized the entitlement of early education into law. Regardless of parental income or circumstance, all children who are age 3-5 on or before Sept. 1,… Read More »

CVU’s future entrepreneurs polish their pitch

CVU’s future entrepreneurs polish their pitch

What do an iPhone app, a lacrosse chin strap, a modeling agency, and a handcrafted bottle opener all have in common? The creators of these business ideas were all winners of this year’s elevator pitch competition. This semester’s Champlain Valley Union (CVU) Entrepreneurship students participated in an elevator pitch competition as their final exam. Students… Read More »

Waldorf students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service

Waldorf students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service

Facing the force of winter on Monday, Jan. 19, students from Lake Champlain Waldorf High School kept to their plans for collecting donated items for local food pantries. With help from faculty and parent drivers, the students walked door-to-door through neighborhoods in Shelburne, Charlotte, and South Burlington to collect food for those in need. Danielle… Read More »