UVM master gardeners are ready to take calls, emails

University of Vermont Extension master gardeners are available to help answer home gardening questions from gardeners in Vermont and northern New Hampshire. Call the helpline toll-free numbers, 800-639-2230 or 802-656-5421, between 9 a.m. and noon, Monday through Thursday. Master Gardeners have completed a 13-week horticultural course and 40-hour internship. They can answer questions on a… Read More »

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

CVU athletes still busy on the fields into summertime

A host of Champlain Valley Union athletes represented the Redhawks last week in the Twin State matchups in baseball, field hockey and girls lacrosse. Maitland Honored Lydia Maitland – fresh off being named the Burlington Free Press’s female athlete of the year –  helped the Vermont side to a 4-1 win in the 35th annual… Read More »

Vermont requests federal disaster declaration to address May storms

Gov. Phil Scott has made a formal request for federal disaster funds to assist communities and public utilities in five Vermont counties – including Chittenden County – in paying for repairs to public infrastructure damaged in wind and rainstorms on May 4 and 5. Communities and public utilities in Chittenden, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, and Orleans counties… Read More »