New law makes preschool available to more local students

By Chea Waters Evans Preschool is a special and exciting time for little ones: big-kid sneakers, cool lunchbox, new friends, and learning away from home for the very first time. Early childhood education is considered a vital first step in the academic and social development of children, and state legislators signed Act 166 into law… Read More »

Vermont Stage announces line up of 22nd season

Theater season kicks off in October with Vermont Stage Tribes by Nina Raine. Billy’s proudly unconventional family shows affection by lobbing barbed witticisms back and forth in a never ending match of wills. But Billy, who is Deaf, has never been able to fully participate in their game. When he meets a young woman who… Read More »

Shelburne Players offer first musical production

Shelburne Players offer first musical production

Shelburne Players held their annual kick off cookout for their fall production I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change in Shelburne Sunday. This is the Players’ first musical production. Director Peter Espenshade, and Producer Gerry Lawrence, drew the winning entry for two free tickets to the musical comedy. Raffle forms were entered at the Shelburne Players’… Read More »

Summer softball inspires love of the game

Summer softball inspires love of the game

Hitting, fielding, and base-running were on Hattie Roberts agenda. This varsity softball pitcher organized and ran an evening summer camp for about a dozen newcomers Aug. 10-14. The drills she planned were intended to be challenging, and yet inspire a love of the game. The instructional camp was for any girl entering fifth grade and… Read More »

Social workers have challenging, unappreciated jobs

Social workers have challenging, unappreciated jobs Dear editor, Recent tragic events in Barre and Berlin, have prompted community wide discussion about the role of social workers who work for the Vermont Department for Children and Families. These conversations and tragic events have prompted me to write this letter to my fellow community members. DCF social workers have… Read More »

Jennifer McCuin: Keeping everyone active

Jennifer McCuin: Keeping everyone active

Jennifer McCuin admits what initially drew her to the job of Hinesburg Recreation Coordinator was the short commute from her Hinesburg home, and the opportunity to have a flexible schedule for spending time with her five and seven-year-old sons. Eleven years later, McCuin says it’s the people of Hinesburg who continue to make the work… Read More »

Let’s meet new CVU Principal Adam Bunting

This year, CVU is excited to welcome Adam Bunting to the position of Principal. A Shelburne native, Mr. Bunting graduated from CVU in 1994, and is a graduate of Connecticut College and Harvard University where he majored in English and School Leadership, respectively. Q: Tell us a little bit about your background.  How will it… Read More »