By LAUREN READ GIRLS BASKETBALL CVU 49, St. Johnsbury 40. Champlain Valley Union got a measure of payback for last year’s Division I title game loss, beating St. Johnsbury 49-40 on Tuesday night. Makenna Boyd paced the RedHawks with an 18-point effort on the road. Catherine Gilwee added 11 points and Julia Blanck was strong… Read More »
More than 35 firefighters from four departments battled a barn fire on Tom Cabot’s property at 2100 Harbor Road in Shelburne on Tuesday. No people or animals were harmed, however the building was a total loss.
The ferry Grand Isle crosses Lake Champlain on a recent afternoon bound for Essex, N.Y., from Charlotte. Ferries are on their winter schedule departing Charlotte on the hour through March 24.
By MADELINE HUGHES Hinesburg Police Chief Frank Koss has announced his plans to retire in June. In a letter to the Selectboard last month, Koss explained that he is flexible regarding the exact dates for the convenience of the town. Koss began working for the department 12 years ago, first as a patrol officer and… Read More »
COMMUNITY BURLINGTON Folino’s PizzaMake-A-Wish benefitJan. 13: 4 p.m. Classical string ensemble Playing for Good, performs works by Mozart, Handel, Tchaikovsky and the Danish String Quartet at Folino’s Wood Fired Pizza, 71 South Union St. On the menu are brunch-inspired pizzas. BYOB. Admission by donation. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Vermont. CHARLOTTE Charlotte Grange Open Mic and Winter… Read More »
By MADELINE HUGHES It was dark when the crew of six arrived at Shelburne Farms just before 7 a.m. last Wednesday morning, one of the shortest days of the year. They were there for a big task: removing the 16 massive Eastern Cottonwood trees that have lined Poplar Drive for over a century. “It’s crazy… Read More »
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is urging drivers to be alert for birds of prey that are seeking food along the highway this time of year due to snow-covered ground. Many species of hawks and owls are hit by motor vehicles on highways when they swoop down to catch small rodents crossing the open… Read More »
Vermont’s sixth annual Free Ice Fishing Day is Jan. 26 when people are invited to try ice fishing on any waterbody statewide without buying a fishing license. That day the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department hosts a free Ice Fishing Festival at Knight Point State Park in North Hero from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Read More »
At last week’s Advent Concert, officials at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington announced the creation of an endowed fund to support school music programs. Principal Lisa Lorenz informed attendees at the holiday performance that as a commitment to the arts, a new fund will be established at the Vermont Catholic Community Foundation to… Read More »
By MADELINE HUGHES Members of the Hinesburg Fire Department received the Vermont EMS Star of Life Award last week for their efforts in the early morning hours on Halloween that saved one of their own family members. The award is presented to emergency medical service professionals who perform “life-saving actions above and beyond the call… Read More »