Father-daughter duo to lead ‘Adventure for Rhinos’: Peter and Tara Hetz of Charlotte begin quest for rhino conservation

Father-daughter duo to lead ‘Adventure for Rhinos’: Peter and Tara Hetz of Charlotte begin quest for rhino conservation

MADELINE CLARK Staff Writer  Be quiet and walk downwind. That’s what Tara Hetz had to do as an armed ranger led her to see a rhinoceros up close and personal in Laikipia, Kenya. Rhinos, she said, have terrible vision but an incredibly strong sense of smell.   “It’s almost like a dinosaur. It’s just unbelievable, it’s jaw-dropping,… Read More »

Redhawks softball, baseball, tennis win

Redhawks softball, baseball, tennis win

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent SOFTBALL CVU 9, Colchester 4: Riley Canty went 2-for-4 from the plate and struck out nine batters over six innings of work to lead CVU to a win over Colchester on Monday. Kiley McClure and Leah Boget each had three hits for the Redhawks, who rebounded from a tough loss to… Read More »

25th annual animal walk and run

25th annual animal walk and run

The Humane Society of Chittenden County is gearing up for the 25th annual Walk for the Animals and 5K Doggie Fun Run on June 9 at Veterans Memorial Park in South Burlington. Come out and enjoy a morning outside with friends, family and fellow animal lovers. Participants may choose to complete a one-mile walk or… Read More »

A tasty retirement for the Grants in Shelburne

A tasty retirement for the Grants in Shelburne

PHYL NEWBECK Although Kathleen and Doug Grant retired from their respective jobs last year, they weren’t ready to spend their time sitting on rocking chairs and watching the world go by. Kathleen had always known how good Doug’s cooking was, but watching the reaction of others when she brought his corn chowder to a Shelburne… Read More »

‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season

It’s fiddlehead season in Vermont, when folks take to the woods to gather the burgeoning, unfurled ferns from the forest floor. Many local restaurants pay handsomely for the fronds, which are sautéed and served up as a spring delicacy. But don’t blink. Fiddlehead season only lasts about a week.

CVU grad sets singles record at Saint Michael’s College: Ivan Llona of Shelburne standing out at Saint Michael’s

CVU grad sets singles record at Saint Michael’s College: Ivan Llona of Shelburne standing out at Saint Michael’s

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent COLCHESTER – Ivan Llona came to Saint Michael’s College to be a spark for a men’s tennis team looking to rebuild. After his first year, the Shelburne native had set the record for singles victories in a season and the Purple Knights had finished with its highest win total since 2011-12.… Read More »

The babies who brunch: Hinesburg’s annual event welcomes town’s newest citizens

The babies who brunch: Hinesburg’s annual event welcomes town’s newest citizens

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer On Sunday, Hinesburg held its annual Baby Brunch in the town hall and it was a cuddling, crawling, cooing, cute fest – with almost no crying. Hinesburg’s newest citizens seemed to enjoy each other’s company, the generosity of their community and all of the attention. For at least 15 years, Friends… Read More »

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