CVU’s Bliss named first Vermont girls XC coach of year, South Burlington’s boys XC coach named too

CVU’s Bliss named first Vermont girls XC coach of year, South Burlington’s boys XC coach named too

Champlain Valley’s Scott Bliss and South Burlington’s Geoff Bennett were named Vermont high school cross country coaches of the year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association in its inaugural year. One boys coach and one girls coach from each state were selected for their successes during the 2014 season. Among… Read More »


David F. Russin – Milton David F. Russin passed away Jan. 18, 2015, in the Vermont Respite House in Williston with family by his side. He was predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Patricia M. (Bessette) Russin, on July, 7, 2011. He was born on Aug. 12, 1942, son of the late Francis H.… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

SCHIP thanks communities for 10th year celebration As the new year begins, SCHIP wants to thank all who helped make our 10th anniversary year a celebration to remember. We started off the year with a great community dinner fundraiser that realized over $1,200 at the Hinesburgh Public House. Many people attended and enjoyed great food,… Read More »

The word in the House…

The word  in the House…

My vote for governor The following statement was released on Wednesday, Jan. 7 as the legislative session began. On Thursday, Governor Peter Shumlin was elected back into office with 110 votes to Scott Milne’s 69. Dan Feliciano received none of the votes. The start of the 2015 session of the Vermont Legislature began Wednesday, Jan.… Read More »


Shirley S. Whitney – South Burlington Shirley S. Whitney, 88, of South Burlington died peacefully on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in the Vermont Respite House. She was born in Sharon, Mass., on March 30, 1926, the daughter of the late Arthur and Doris O’Brien Scott. She graduated from Sharon High School. She was married to… Read More »

CCS Board continues budget process

By Gail Callahan Gearing up for the final push, the Charlotte Central School (CCS) Board met for the second time Dec. 16 to discuss and receive input on the proposed 2015-16 budget. The group’s final budget meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 6pm in the CCS library. The proposed 2015-16 baseline budget is… Read More »

Networking opportunity for gifted community planned for Jan. 15

The Vermont Council for Gifted Education (VCGE) will host an informal networking opportunity for parents, professionals, and educators who would like to make connections with the local gifted community, share resources and information on subjects related to giftedness, and offer community support and advice. Interested community members may join VCGE in the back of New… Read More »

More SMC swimming records fall Farrington holds eight records

More SMC swimming records fall  Farrington holds eight records

Saint Michael’s College men’s and women’s swimming and diving student-athletes won nine events last Wednesday while another school record fell during a pair of dual-meet losses to Bentley University in the Ross Sports Center. First-year swimmer and Champlain Valley Union (CVU) graduate Pierce Farrington won all three events he entered while setting his sixth school… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

CVU best Randolph in gymnastics The Redhawks bested Randolph at a home gymnastics meet on Wednesday, Jan. 7. The results of the meet were as follows: Vault: 1. Emma Lieberman, 8.6; 2. Jackie Casson, 8.4; 3. Julia Higa, 8.2; 5. Kumari Giubardo, 8.0. Bars: 1. Jessie Johnson, 7.8; 7.4; 3. Julia Higa, 6.9; 5. Jackie Casson,… Read More »