Registration opens for UVM Extension tax schools

Vermont’s tax practitioners will be going back to school this fall for an update on tax legislation, regulations, and rulings that will affect tax preparation for 2014. The annual income tax schools will be conducted by University of Vermont Extension in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service (Vermont District), the Vermont Department of Taxes and… Read More »

Blittersdorf receives honorary degree, delivers commencement at Wentworth Institute of Technology

Blittersdorf receives honorary degree, delivers commencement at Wentworth Institute of Technology

Vermont renewable energy entrepreneur and President and CEO of All Earth Renewables, David Blittersdorf, received an honorary degree of Doctor and Engineering Technology from Boston’s Wentworth Institute of Technology and delivered the keynote address at their summer commencement Saturday. Blittersdorf, who grew up in Pittsford, received an associate’s degree in Mechanical Design Engineering Technology from… Read More »

Charlotte student graduates from Air Force BMT

Charlotte student graduates from Air Force BMT

R. Charles Shea of Charlotte graduated from Air Force Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas on Aug. 7, 2014. Shea is a Green Mountain Boy in the Vermont Air National Guard and will serve as a Tactical Aircraft Crew Chief working on F16s and eventually F35s when he returns… Read More »

Back to sports A fall preview

By Ted Ryan The fall of 2013 was an extremely successful season for every Champlain Valley Union High School sports team, including two Redhawk squads that captured state championships. The fall of 2014 holds as much promise as last year, as the Redhawks launch their cross country, field hockey, football, and soccer seasons. Cross country… Read More »

Deer hunting seminars offered for beginners

Of all the connections between the land and food, none is more direct than hunting. But without friends or relatives who hunt, venturing out on the solo path from table to field can be intimidating. To make this journey easier, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering three “Getting Started in Deer Hunting” seminars in September.… Read More »

New concussion law affects student athletes

All families from Williston, Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg who have or will have children interested in playing on a school sponsored athletic team, athletes or perspective athletes, and all coaches, athletic directors, nurses, and administrators from the four communities are invited to a presentation by Dr. James Slauterbeck, an orthopedic surgeon and Associate Professor of… Read More »

Diamond Island Regatta raises more than $1,000 for LCMM

Diamond Island Regatta raises more than $1,000 for LCMM

Twenty-four boats took part in the second annual Diamond Island Regatta on Saturday, Aug. 23. The benefit race, sponsored by the Royal Savage Yacht Club (RSYC) and Point Bay Marina, raised more than $1,000 for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Ferrisburgh. In the race, on a beautiful if not particularly windy day on the… Read More »

Friends For Andy A_Dog Williams plan fundraiser

Friends For Andy A_Dog Williams plan fundraiser

Burlington DJ Andy A_Dog Williams passed away on Dec. 26, 2013, after a yearlong fight against Acute Myeloid Leukemia at the young age of 38. Throughout his fight, Andy was courageous, fearless, hopeful, positive, and smiling until the end. Andy may be gone, but his musical and artistic legacy and those he affected will remain… Read More »

Performance celebrates 150-year-old organ Sept. 7

A special organ recital will be performed on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 3pm in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the E. & G.G. Hook Organ, which was built and installed in the First Baptist Church in Burlington in 1864. This is one of only four remaining playable Hook’s in Vermont and is the oldest… Read More »