Local potters and students exhibit work

An exhibition of pottery by three clay instructors at the Shelburne Craft School and their students will be on display at the Craft School’s gallery. Community members are urged to stop by the gallery for the opening reception with the artists on Thursday, Sept. 4 from 5-7pm. Instructor Jules Polk worked with indigenous potters in… Read More »

Williams qualifies for prestigious Court of the Table

Antoine T. Williams of Shelburne has qualified for the exclusive Court of the Table of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, again. Williams is a six-year MDRT member and a five-time Court of the Table qualifier. Achieving Court of the Table status places Williams among the top professionals in… Read More »

Nominate innovator or tech ambassador for Vermont Tech Jam Awards

Nominate innovator or tech ambassador for Vermont Tech Jam Awards

Vermont Tech Jam organizers are now accepting nominations for the 2014 Vermont Tech Jam awards, presented by Merchants Bank. The two awards recognize Vermont’s most innovative tech company and its most enthusiastic tech ambassador. Pwnie Express of Berlin received the 2013 Innovation Award for its PwnPad, a groundbreaking penetration device that evaluates wired and wireless… Read More »

Kelly Brush Ride rolls from Middlebury Sept. 6

Vermont’s largest fundraising ride set for Sept. 6 draws bicyclists and handcyclists who spin to conquer the challenges of paralysis and improve ski racing safety through love of their sport. Last year’s event drew more than 750 riders and more than two dozen adaptive athletes using handcycles. “The incredible dedication and support from riders, volunteers,… Read More »

Blue Cross Blue Shield hosts “Hike, Bike & Paddle” event

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) invites the public to a Hike, Bike & Paddle event, Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10am to 2pm at North Beach in Burlington. This free community event offers an opportunity for individuals to get outside and enjoy hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking. BCBSVT will provide free healthy snacks,… Read More »

O2X Summit Challenge debuts at Sugarbush Sept. 13

The course is set, the racers are training, and the last touches are being made for the O2X Summit Challenge at Sugarbush, a first-of-its-kind mountain running experience which will be unveiled Saturday, Sept. 13. A mountain running experience for runners, hikers, and nature lovers, O2X Summit Challenge Series events feature multiple courses at each race venue for… Read More »

Hinesburg 4-H members win awards

Hinesburg 4-H members win awards

Hinesburg 4-H Club members worked hard at several sheep events at Addison County Fair and Field Days held last week. Members L-R: Cyrus Tyler, Caroline Hobbs, Corinna Hobbs, and Claire Rocheleau pose with some of the sheep shown in the 4-H and Open Sheep Show on Aug. 7. All of the members won show awards by… Read More »

Annual celebration of garlic

Annual celebration of garlic

You can almost smell it from here. On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31, the aroma of herbs and garlic will fill the air at the popular Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival in Bennington in the field in front of the shops at Camelot Village on Route 9. Considered one of the Top 10… Read More »

Grab your kilt and go Scottish Festival returns to Quechee

Grab your kilt and go Scottish Festival returns to Quechee

Plan to attend the 42nd annual Scottish Festival on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 8am-4:30pm at the Polo Field in Quechee. Attendees will not want to miss the traditional Scottish pipe bands that will play in massed band formation at 11:30am and again for closing ceremonies at 4:30pm. There will also be a Grade IV and… Read More »

Celebrate Vermont’s little city this weekend

Celebrate Vermont’s little city this weekend

Vergennes Day celebrates its 33rd year on Saturday, Aug. 23. The event official kicks off with a street dance in City Park featuring the music of “The Hitmen” on Friday evening, Aug. 22 from 7 to 10pm. Vergennes Day, hosted and sponsored by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and area businesses, is a celebration… Read More »