Looking ahead to summertime tunes

Looking ahead to summertime tunes

Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile will be the first to take the stage in this summer’s Ben & Jerry’s Concerts on the Green series at Shelburne Museum. Higher Ground and evenko announced this week that the Grammy nominee will play the iconic outdoor venue on the lawn Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. The opening act will… Read More »

Rick and The All-Star Ramblers nominated

Last Friday night, we hosted the sixth annual Bissonette Fields benefit concert at the Old Lantern in Charlotte. Lantman’s Market once again sponsored a great night of music and community fun. After all was said and done, the event brought in another $12,000 for the fields project – an amazing total for an event that… Read More »

School Board hammers out $78.9 million budget

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The Champlain Valley School District School Board is contemplating a budget for 2020 that bumps up spending more than $2 million for the 2019-20 school year. If given final approval by the school board and the public, the proposed budget would increase spending by 2.7 percent from $76.8 million this year to… Read More »

Officials credit banner deer harvest in Vermont to snow, warming climate

By COLIN MEYNVTDIGGER.ORG This year’s deer harvest in Vermont was the biggest on almost two decades, thanks to recent mild winters, lots of snow in November, and an abundance of muzzleloader permits. That’s the word from Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials. Vermont hunters killed 18,845 deer during the youth, archery, rifle and muzzleloader seasons combined.… Read More »

Vermont unemployment rate declines to 2.7 percent

The Vermont Department of Labor announced last week that the seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for November was 2.7 percent. This reflects a decrease of one-tenth of one percentage point from the revised October rate for the state and one full point below the national rate for November of 3.7 percent.  As of the prior… Read More »

Credit union offers nursing scholarships 

New England Federal Credit Union is accepting Nursing Scholarship applications for 2019. Three scholarships of $3,000 each are awarded each year to applicants who qualify. Applications are online at nefcu.com, at any branch, or by calling 802-879-8790.  Applicants must be members of NEFCU who are applying to or are enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate… Read More »

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