Obituary — Howard Neil Verman

Obituary — Howard Neil Verman

On Jan. 2, Howard Neil Verman of Charlotte died after a long struggle with brain cancer. The Verman family is grateful to the loving community of friends and family who supported them during his illness and for the care by Dr. Alissa Thomas and the McClure Miller VNA Respite House. Howard was born Jan. 13,… Read More »

Redhawk Recap

Redhawk Recap

BOYS BASKETBALL The Champlain Valley Union High School boys basketball team went down to the wire with visiting South Burlington on Monday night, with the Redhawks emerging with a 58-54 win. Graham Walker had 14 points to lead the way for the Redhawks (4-2), who led by two with under 30 seconds to play and… Read More »

Mozart Festival plans fundraising day

The Vermont Mozart Festival plans a marathon Saturday later this month with two big fundraising events on Jan. 27. The daytime event is the VT Mozart Madness basketball tournament for high school and adult players at 2 p.m. at South Burlington High School. That evening at 7 p.m., the Vermont Mozart Chamber Players present a… Read More »

Myra Flynn album release, concert Jan. 19

Myra Flynn album release, concert Jan. 19

Local favorite Myra Flynn returns to the Shelburne Vineyard stage Jan. 19 with her musical partners Paul Boffa and Dave Grippo and a new album called “Never Mind the Mourning.” Locally-made food will be available from Pierogis by Luisa along with sips of the special Flynn wine the artist helped create. Admission is $10. Doors… Read More »

Vermont Maple Conferences set for Jan. 20 and 27

Vermont’s maple producers will have an opportunity to hear the latest from industry and university maple experts at this year’s Vermont Maple Conference, to be held in Brattleboro and Hyde Park Jan. 20 and 27. The annual conference is a collaboration between the University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association and… Read More »

Singer-historian Radtke brings to life Vermont Civil War Songbook

Singer-historian Radtke brings to life Vermont Civil War Songbook

Classically trained singer and historical researcher Linda Radtke will bring to life pieces from the Vermont Civil War Songbook, a collection of songs and letters from Vermont’s Civil War era in a special program Jan. 11 at the Richmond Free Library. Sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council and the Community Senior Center of Bolton, Richmond… Read More »

Vermont Gas goes solar

Vermont Gas goes solar

Nearly 100 solar panels were installed on the roof of Vermont Gas’s South Burlington offices this month by Randolph-based company Catamount Solar as part of Vermont Gas efforts to make their company more sustainable. The panels are expected to save the $6,500 every year on electricity costs, as well as contribute to Vermont’s efforts to… Read More »

The Schoolhouse continues its Kwanzaa tradition

The Schoolhouse continues its Kwanzaa tradition

By Liz Shayne In a decades-long tradition, elementary and middle school students, teachers, families and alumni of The Schoolhouse in South Burlington kicked off the December holiday season with the school’s annual Kwanzaa ceremony. The celebration marked the end of three weeks of study of African-American culture and individual traditions and values. Kwanzaa is a… Read More »