Vermont Department of Labor announces fall program for apprenticeships

The Vermont Department of Labor announces the start of the fall semester plumbing and electrical apprenticeship classes. The Vermont DOL provides a grant to Vermont Technical College for the related classroom instruction, test preparation and other activities related to this program. “Apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity for Vermonters who are interested in the electrical and… Read More »

A place where every student has a voice

By Rebecca Haslam, 2015 Vt Teacher of the Year As I prepare to enter my 12th year as a classroom teacher, I am still struck by feelings of newness, excitement, and anticipation. Every August I am reminded that I have the best job in the world. I get to spend my days with young people… Read More »

Zenaty – Manzella

Zenaty – Manzella

Leah and Jeffrey Manzella were united in marriage on June 27, 2015 at the Old Lantern Barn in Charlotte, VT. Laura Carney, a friend and colleague of the bride and groom officiated the ceremony. The bride’s attendants were Kaitlin Scorzella, Jodi Walters and Julie Bickford. The groom’s attendants were Mark Manzella, Tim McDonald, and Steve… Read More »

Robert Bita Achinda – Hinesburg

Robert, 50 died on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the Vermont Respite House in Williston after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born on June 15, 1965 in Lubondja/Fizi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The son of Feston Achinda and Suzanne Walingamina. Robert graduated high school in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Class… Read More »

Boost back to school success with these breakfast tips

Boost back to school success with these breakfast tips

A daily breakfast leads to better overall nutrition, and better school performance as well. A simple breakfast at home or school can ensure that your child doesn’t start the day hungry. It also ensures that your child has the nutrients and energy he or she needs during the morning to concentrate on learning. Research shows… Read More »

Local jazz musician to perform Friday

Local jazz musician to perform Friday

By Rachel Dunphy Alicia Phelps, 21, of Shelburne has been studying and performing as a jazz vocalist and pianist for nearly five years and will graduate next year with a degree in Jazz Studies and Music Education from the University of Southern Maine. She will be performing in her first local showcase at 5pm at… Read More »

New England’s largest community theater seeks singers, dancers and actors for fall production

Lyric Theatre Company of Vermont is seeking 29 singers, dancers and actors for their up-coming production of Irving Berlin’s classic American songbook musical, White Christmas. Auditions will be held at Spotlight Vermont in South Burlington from Aug. 22 through Aug. 29. Performances will be at the Flynn Center, Main Stage from Nov. 12 through 16. Made… Read More »

Stock Buybacks

Many investors choose to include shares of stock in their portfolios because stocks historically offer higher potential returns than other traditional investments, such as bonds and cash. The trade-off is stocks also have greater risk. Shareholders don’t always realize an increase in a stock’s price is just one way shareholders may benefit from owning stock.… Read More »

Lake Champlain Waldorf High School hosts Trad Camp

Lake Champlain Waldorf High School hosts Trad Camp

Summer day camp returned at the Lake Champlain Waldorf High School in Shelburne July 27. Children ages 7 to 17 learned about playing, singing and dancing in a variety of styles at Young Tradition Vermont’s Trad Camp. Young Tradition Vermont provides education and performance opportunities for young traditional artists. Campers participate in several sessions each… Read More »