Gov. Shumlin, UVM partner for Cabinet-level graduate internship program

Gov. Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont (UVM) are pleased to announce a new collaboration to put tomorrow’s leaders to work on the issues of today. The Governor’s Cabinet Graduate Internship Program, administered by the UVM Department of Community Development and Applied Economics Master of Public Administration program, will provide new opportunities for top… Read More »

CCS fifth-grade class reconfiguration moves forward

By Gail Callahan Despite the concerns of a number of parents, administrators at Charlotte Central School (CCS) plan on moving ahead with the proposal to reduce the number of fifth grade classrooms from three to two. The concept, which was introduced during the budget process last year, caused a small firestorm among several incoming fifth… Read More »

Credit and Payment Security: a cycle of good news and bad news

It was good news. In July 2013, federal prosecutors in the United States brought indictments against members of a sophisticated Russian syndicate. The gang members were charged with stealing and selling more than 160 million credit card numbers from JCPenney, 7-Eleven, JetBlue, Heartland Payment Systems, Carrefour (in France), and one of the world’s largest credit… Read More »

Green Pasture Meats: The new old fashioned butcher shop

Green Pasture Meats: The new old fashioned butcher shop

By Phyl Newbeck Starting this weekend, carnivores of Chittenden County will have a new place to fulfill their craving for Vermont-raised meat. Green Pasture Meats of New Haven will be moving next door to the Bearded Frog, selling pasture-raised beef, pork, lamb, and other products. Green Pasture Meats owner Mark Smith, a Shelburne residdent, has… Read More »

Point Counterpoint offer free concert

Point Counterpoint offer free concert

The annual Constance Holden Memorial Concert presents talented instructors from the Point Counterpoint Music Camp on Lake Dunmore, joined by pianist Diana Fanning, for an evening of exquisite classical music at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater on Monday, July 28 at 7:30pm. Fanning has taught at Middlebury College for 35 years, and among her many accomplishments,… Read More »

Rokeby Museum offers family Fridays

Every Friday morning the Rokeby Museum will offer “make and take” activities. It’s an opportunity for family members of all ages to learn something new, make something beautiful, and have some fun. Programs are free with Museum admission or $3 per participant and take place Fridays from 10am to noon through Aug 15 in the… Read More »

BCA brings street festival to Burlington

BCA brings street festival to Burlington

Burlington City Arts is pleased to present the 7th annual Festival of Fools, a street festival taking place in downtown Burlington from Friday, August 1 to Sunday, August 3. The Festival of Fools is a curated festival of street theater devoted to community engagement through the celebration of circus arts, music, and comedy for family… Read More »

Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Graduated Vermont and New Hampshire’s top high school soccer players meet for the 40th Annual Lions Soccer Cup Saturday at Castleton State College on Saturday, July 19. The Vermont girls, including Champlain Valley Union (CVU) standouts Haliana Burhans and Mackenzie Kingston, kick off the doubleheader at 4pm. The Vermont boys, featuring CVU’s Joseph Castano and… Read More »