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 »

Annette’s Preschool kicks off “T-for-Trees” campaign

Annette’s Preschool kicks off “T-for-Trees” campaign

A for Apple…B for Ball…C for Cat…and T for Trees…at least at Annette’s Preschool and The Clubhouse in Hinesburg. “In my new position as Chief Tree Hugger, I am excited to kick-off our ‘T-for-Trees’ campaign,” announced Business Director Victoria Ward. Over the next few months Annette’s Preschool plans to make some big changes to their… Read More »

CVU counseling program earns RAMP designation

Champlain Valley Union High School Direction Center earned designation as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP). The RAMP designation, awarded to counseling departments that align with the standards criteria in the ASCA National Model, recognizes a commitment to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program and creating an exemplary educational environment for all students. While… Read More »

Preventing tick bites

By Caitlin Loretan There is so much information available regarding ticks and tick-borne diseases that it is often difficult to know what to believe. No matter your perception of Lyme disease, there are a few tried and true prevention strategies that should be used to reduce the risk of ticks while enjoying the outdoors this… Read More »