‘The book is a portrait of my soul. Every word is true.’ — Emily Bernard reads from ‘Black Is the Body’ at Clemmons Family Farm

‘The book is a portrait of my soul. Every word is true.’ — Emily Bernard reads from ‘Black Is the Body’ at Clemmons Family Farm

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The setting was perfect for Emily Bernard’s reading from her bestselling book “Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time and Mine.” It wasn’t just the beautiful and historic Barn House on the Clemmons Family Farm with the late afternoon light streaming in from the Adirondack Mountains… Read More »

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Sept. 22, 12-4 p.m., Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services, 170 Ferry Road, Charlotte Charlotte’s Safety Fun Fair is a fun and educational event for all ages. Everyone is invited to visit with public safety providers from a variety of organizations, and watch live demonstrations to include CPR, K9 and fire demonstrations and much more. Lunch available for… Read More »

Donovan: In defense of food assistance — 3SquaresVT public comment period ends Sept. 23

Donovan: In defense of food assistance — 3SquaresVT public comment period ends Sept. 23

Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that his office will be submitting comments in opposition to the Trump ad-ministration’s proposal to cut food assistance for Vermonters. The announcement was made at a Sept. 11 press con-ference held in South Burlington at Hunger Free Vermont’s headquarters on Eastwood Drive. Joining Donovan and his staff were Anore Horton,… Read More »

Plan and plant this fall for three months of spring color

Plan and plant this fall for three months of spring color

MELINDA MYERS It’s time to think spring and get busy planning and planting for months of colorful blooms. The key to getting a continuous parade of spring flowers is to plant bulbs that bloom at different times. Include some early, mid and late spring bloomers. You’ll enjoy the burst of color and sustained beauty that… Read More »

CVU soccer, golf teams notch wins

CVU soccer, golf teams notch wins

BOYS GOLF The Champlain Valley Union boys golf team traveled to Vermont National Country Club on Monday and came away with first place. The Redhawks earned 158 points, while Rice (171) came in second and South Burlington (172) was third. Nate Godbout shot a 37 to earn medalist honors. GIRLS SOCCER CVU 4, Mount Anthony… Read More »

Hemp farming: An agricultural gold rush

Hemp farming: An agricultural gold rush

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer As in much of Vermont, some farmers in Charlotte and Hinesburg may have tossed the dice, drawn to an inside straight, gone all in – maybe even have bet the farm – on growing hemp for CBD production. “It’s a modern-day agricultural gold rush,” said Heather Darby, UVM extension professor of… Read More »

CVU Fall Sports Preview

CVU Fall Sports Preview

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent GIRLS GOLF Coach: Tammy Anthony (fifth season) Last year: Finished seventh at the Division I state tournament Key returnees: Taylor Hoar, senior; Courtney Vincent, senior; Chloe Landers, junior; Kate Sleeper, sophomore. Key newcomers: Elisa Ayer, freshman; Lindsay Beer, freshman; Kassidey Jay, sophomore; Megan Rexford, freshman. Outlook: With the top finisher from… Read More »

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