Is college worth the cost?

Is college worth the cost?

Higher education has been getting a lot of press lately, and not all of it is good. Headlines have touted higher costs, cuts to funding, rising student loan debt, the unemployment rate of graduates, and other issues. The information has sparked debate about the merits of higher education, and some pundits have suggested young people… Read More »

Obituaries

Sean P. Francalangia – Eden Sean P. Francalangia, 24, passed away suddenly on Sept. 7, 2014. Sean was born in Hanover, N.H., on Oct. 28, 1989, to Karen Gilman and Eric Francalangia. Everyone who knew Sean couldn’t help but be affected by his spirit, courage, compassion, and love for life. He loved nature and the… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Please stop fireworks Recently our neighborhood has been subjected to sudden but consistent shooting of firecrackers that last approximately 15-20 minutes, which, according to the policeman I spoke with, is an illegal activity without a permit. While this might amuse the people who are doing it, the bombastic noise makes it sound like a war zone. No… Read More »

CSSU Child Find

The Chittenden South Supervisory Union is interested in locating preschool age children (birth to 5 years) who live in the towns of Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, St. George, and Williston, who show a developmental delay in the areas of speech/language, social adjustment, adaptive behavior, self-care, gross/fine motor coordination, and cognitive development. If you know of such… Read More »

UVM sponsors environmental conference for youth

Students in grades 7-12 interested in learning about, and taking a stand on, environmental issues are invited to attend the Youth Environmental Summit, Nov. 6 at the Barre Civic Center in Barre. University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H sponsors the annual conference, known as YES!, which is designed to inspire, connect, and educate kids about… Read More »

Grant writing workshop benefits Howard Center

Majoya Writing will be presenting grant writing workshops at The Best Western of Waterbury on Sept. 17, 18, and 19 from 9am-3pm, with lunch included each day. The charge is $150 per participant per day, and $10 of each participant fee benefits the Howard Center programs. Attendees can opt for the entire three-day workshop or… Read More »

Search for Vermont’s top youth volunteers of 2015 underway

Search for Vermont’s top youth volunteers of 2015 underway

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards begins its 20th year of searching for Vermont’s top youth volunteers of 2015. Now through Nov. 4, students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service within the past 12 months. The… Read More »

Rummage Sale Bliss returns to Waldorf School next weekend

Rummage Sale Bliss returns to Waldorf School next weekend

It’s time to rummage, for sales that is.  The annual Lake Champlain Waldorf School Rummage Sale is set for Sept. 20. From furnishings to wonderful children’s clothing, linens to vintage glassware, toys to books to jewelry, Rummage Sale Bliss is bound to have an item that speaks to you. With fantastic merchandise donated from over… Read More »

“Best Lawyers” includes Liam Murphy for 21st time

“Best Lawyers” includes Liam Murphy for 21st time

Liam Murphy is still the best lawyer. That is, according to his 21 year streak in “The Best Lawyers in America,” a peer review guide to the legal profession that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Murphy has been included in many different categories of the publication in light of… Read More »