CCTA, GMTA offer new Summer Fun Youth Pass Program

Parents and caregivers will soon find that getting their children back and forth during summer break is going to get a lot easier. This summer, CCTA and GMTA will be offering a new Summer Fun Youth Pass Program to give families access to safe, reliable, and affordable transportation during the summer months. This new Summer… Read More »

Experts to present Cyber Security Workshop for small businesses

Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) will bring in experts to present a free workshop for businesses on improving their data security. The event will be held Thursday, June 4 from 10 to 11:30am at Vermont Tech Williston campus, 201 Lawrence Place, in Williston. For businesses today, managing risks to critical information has become a… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

Redhawks softball team loses despite efforts Middlebury softball blew by Champlain Valley 19-3 on Tuesday, May 19. Natalie Gagnon singled and doubled and Hattie Roberts took the loss for CVU. Two days later BFA-St. Albans cruised past the Redhawks 17-0 in five innings. Kate Songer hit a double in the loss. Champlain Valley also lost… Read More »

Machavern takes second at Road Atlanta

Under the hot Georgia sunshine, CVU grad Dillon Machavern locked in a “Fast Five” qualifying position and finished on the podium in the Heritage Motorsports No.24 Ford Mustang at Road Atlanta, the historic track famous for its challenging turns with multiple elevation changes. The race made Trans-Am history with a record 38-car field taking the… Read More »

Charlotte high schooler earns silver medal in dressage

Charlotte high schooler earns silver medal in dressage

Shea Monsey of Charlotte was awarded a silver medal in dressage at Centerline Dressage at HITS in Saugerties, N.Y. May 15-17. In less than two seasons, Monsey has earned both United States Dressage Federation bronze and silver medals that recognize high achievement in the sport of dressage. For the uninitiated this level of achievement places… Read More »

Carter Knox

Carter Knox

Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head golf coach Seth Emerson begins with this accolade. “Carter Knox is everything you want in a golfer.” Coach Emerson continues, “He’s tall and thin and has lots of swing speed, but more than his ability to strike the golf ball purely, he has the proper demeanor for the game. Carter… Read More »

Harold J. Driscoll – Hinesburg

Harold J. Driscoll, 96, of Hinesburg, died peacefully on Monday, May 18, 2015, in the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. He resided with his son, Joseph and wife, Mary, and grandson, James. He was born in Burlington on April 29, 1919, the son of John and Eva (Tedford) Driscoll. He was educated in… Read More »

Jean S. Nekola – South Burlington

Jean Sweany (Smith) Nekola died on May 1, 2015, at the age of 89. Born on Nov. 13, 1925, at Camp Lewis (now Fort Lewis), Washington, she was the daughter of Laura Ward Sweany and General Kenneth Shearer Sweany, a 1923 graduate of the US Military Academy. As an “Army Brat,” Jean grew up at… Read More »

Jenny Land wins Reader’s Digest Poetry Contest

Jenny Land wins Reader’s Digest Poetry Contest

Jenny Land was taken by surprise when she received a call from a Reader’s Digest representative back in March announcing her good fortune. Her poem, “After the Death of Their Child,” had been selected from over 4,800 entries as the grand prize winner for the 2015 Reader’s Digest Poetry Contest. “I was really excited that… Read More »

“Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic” makes Burlington premiere

“Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic” makes Burlington premiere

Local cervical cancer survivor and women’s health activist Allison Hicks with filmmakers Frederic Lumiere and Mark Hefti recently announced the Burlington premiere of their film “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic.” A special free showing will be presented on Wednesday, June 3, from 5:30-8pm in Davis Auditorium at UVM Medical Center. The film will begin at 6pm. The… Read More »