Local Celtic dancer performs with Irish touring group, Dec. 13, Spruce Peak Performing Arts, Stowe

Charlotte Celtic dancer Schuyler Edgar-Holmes will take the stage this holiday season in “An Irish Christmas in America” on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7pm at Spruce Peak Performing Arts in Stowe. This hugely popular family evening is filled with boundless energy, traditional Irish music, history, humor, and dance. This tenth U.S. tour features Celtic dancers from Waterbury’s Heather Morris… Read More »

Social Band explores “Deep Midwinter” in song

Social Band explores “Deep Midwinter” in song

Social Band presents a concert combining ancient and modern-day songs and carols to honor this season, rich with the contrasts of light and dark, outer cold and inner heat. Join them for this contemplative and celebratory evening of song at: Saturday, Dec. 20, 7:30pm – College Street Congregational Church Sunday, Dec. 21, 3pm – Charlotte… Read More »

Fashion show, silent auction benefits CVU alpine team

The CVU Alpine team fashion show will be held on Sunday, Dec.14 at Champlain College IDX Student Life Building from 4-7pm. A cash bar and complimentary finger foods and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream will be provided during the event. As in the past, the team will be modeling fashions from many local retailers while… Read More »

CVAA offers Senior Tai Chi for Health A key to independence

A loss of muscle mass which can lead to weakness and compromise the ability to remain independent, is expected during the aging process. With some individual effort and support from peers, the process can be delayed and many seniors maintain a rich quality of life, well into advanced age. CVAA’s Tai Chi for Arthritis/Falls Prevention… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

CVU boys hoops team loses two to begin season Essex defeated Champlain Valley (CVU) in high school boys basketball season opener 64-52 on Friday, Dec. 5 in Essex. CVU’s Chris Reiss had 26 points to lead CVU and Nick Lynn added 10 points. On Monday, Dec. 8 the Redhawks fared no better. BFA St. Albans… Read More »

CVU’s DuBrul named girls’ soccer player of the year

CVU’s DuBrul named girls’ soccer player of the year

A four-year varsity starter, senior captain, and current defensive player of the year, Champlain Valley Union’s (CVU) Paige DuBrul added another feather to her cap: The Burlington Free Press’ girls’ soccer player of the year. CVU girls soccer head coach Stan Williams describes his standout senior midfielder in this way, “Paige is the rock of… Read More »

Hunting, fishing, trapping licenses available online Dec. 15

Hunting, fishing, trapping licenses available online Dec. 15

Vermont hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for the new year will be available on the Fish & Wildlife Department’s website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com) on Dec. 15. Online license purchasers of 2015 licenses will automatically be entered to win an angler’s kayak and other prizes. The winner of the kayak will be drawn on May 14, while the… Read More »

CVU Board grapples with athletic fields, grading system

By Gail Callahan The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School athletic field project is moving toward the front burner once again as a committee discussed options during the high school board’s meeting Tuesday Nov. 18. CVU Board member Jeanne Jensen, who represents Williston on the panel, reported a committee’s findings about proposed work on the… Read More »

Hinesburg school board starts budget process

By Gail Callahan The Hinesburg Community School (HCS) Board kicked off the new budget season on Nov. 24 with a public forum, listening to administrators’ needs for the continued success of students and staff. That wish list includes hiring a new team teachers. The board, HCS administrators, and Chittenden South Supervisory Union (CSSU) officials didn’t… Read More »