CVU girls take second in state Nordic championship

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent Heading into the second day of the Vermont high school Nordic state championships, the Champlain Valley Union High School girls needed a big effort to catch the leader, Mount Mansfield. The Redhawks nearly pulled it off. CVU placed four skiers in the top 10 in the 5K Classic race on… Read More »

Redhawk boys, girls finish second

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent After the giant slalom race on Monday, the Champlain Valley Union High School girls alpine ski team trailed Woodstock and needed an impressive effort in Tuesday’s slalom race to grab the title. The Redhawks got the effort but the deficit was too much to overcome as the Wasps captured the… Read More »

Zinner wins college design competition

Addison Zinner of Charlotte has placed in the Association of College Union International’s “Steal this Idea” competition, an annual design competition open to any professional or student working within a college union or student activities at an ACUI member institution. Zinner is a member of the University of Vermont Department of Student Life’s marketing assistant… Read More »

CVU Theatre Program to stage “The Laramie Project”

CVU Theatre Program to stage “The Laramie Project”

The CVU Theatre Program presents the play “The Laramie Project” on March 15-17. In 1998, a 21-year-old student was kidnapped, beaten, tied to a fence and left for dead for being gay. His name was Matthew Shepard. The place was Laramie, Wyo. Following this event, playwright Moisés Kaufman and the members of the Tectonic Theatre Project traveled… Read More »

The Worry Factor

The Worry Factor

By CAROLE VASTA FOLLEY Worry. It’s something I worry about. If it were an Olympic event, I’m certain I’d place in the top 10, possibly medal. I come from a long line of champion worriers but wouldn’t be so arrogant to declare I was the best. It’d be sheer hubris to assume I’d be on… Read More »

STEM Scholarships

New England Federal Credit Union is accepting applications for its 2019 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarships. Three scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded. To be eligible for New England Federal Credit Union STEM Scholarships, applicants must be credit union members. In addition, applicants must be pursuing one of these fields of study:… Read More »

Suzanne Lourie: Breaking through the clutter

Suzanne Lourie: Breaking through the clutter

By PHYL NEWBECK Suzanne Lourie likes to help people in transition. The 57-year-old Charlotte resident has done this work in many ways, including as an attorney and social worker. These days, she does it as a professional organizer through her three-year-old business, Get it Done. “My focus is to help people declutter and organize their… Read More »

Abortion is not a black and white issue

By Rep. MIKE YANTACHKA For members of the Vermont legislature who work diligently to craft legislation that will address problems, protect rights, and generally keep our “brave little state” as a great place to live and work, there comes along in every biennium one or two very controversial issues. Last year, it was gun regulation.… Read More »

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