Inspection report indicates spill while drilling

Inspection report indicates spill while drilling

By Gail Callahan An inspector’s report to the Town of Hinesburg revealed last week that an “inadvertent return” or spill of drilling mud occurred last week in town near the site where Vermont Gas Systems is installing its pipeline, per a press release issued from local citizens opposed to the project. Under the agreement between… Read More »

Boat stewards needed for this season

Boat stewards needed for this season

The Lake Champlain Basin Program is hiring as many as ten boat launch stewards to work at N.Y. and Vt. public boat launch access areas during the program’s 11th season. The stewards help to reduce the spread of aquatic invasive species by identifying high-risk boats for courtesy inspection and providing information about invasive species spread… Read More »

Mater Christi School’s Bulldog Robotics Team enters International Championship

Mater Christi School’s Bulldog Robotics Team enters International Championship

On Feb. 11, Mater Christi’s Bulldog Robotics team competed in the Vermont First Tech Challenge Regional Championship. Organized by UVM, the competition took place at Essex High School. Of the 32 participating teams, 17 came from other northeastern states from Maine to Virginia. The challenge is to design, build, program, and operate a robot according… Read More »

“Freedom Speak” by Shelburne artist Kate Longmaid coming to Shelburne Vineyard

“Freedom Speak” by Shelburne artist Kate Longmaid coming to Shelburne Vineyard

Shelburne Vineyard will hang a new exhibit entitled “Freedom Speak” by Shelburne artist Kate Longmaid, running March 1 through May 31. A resident of Shelburne since 1994, Longmaid has an impressive resume of artistic accomplishments and holds a doctorate in clinical psychology. Longmaid’s work in psychology is focused on helping individuals “realize their creative potential… Read More »

Geprags Park supporters stage rally outside of Vt. Gas

Geprags Park supporters stage rally outside of Vt. Gas

About three dozen protesters opposed to the construction of the Addison Natural Gas Pipeline demonstrated outside Vermont Gas headquarters in South Burlington last Thursday. People at the rally held signs and banners protesting the pipeline project. They are seeking a halt on construction on the project and asked that the park be protected. They walked… Read More »

Cake auction helps UVM Children’s Hospital

Cake auction helps UVM Children’s Hospital

Friday night was a good night for dessert connoisseurs in Hinesburg. The sixth annual UVM Children’s Hospital Cake Auction took place at St. Jude. The auction benefits the Big Change Round Up, supporting the hospital through an annual campaign, said event organizer Jamie Cudney. The cake auction was started by scout mom Eileen Ashe at… Read More »

Vermont Department of Public Safety urges caution in the snow

Vermont Department of Public Safety urges caution in the snow

The arrival of heavy snow is a welcome sight for many who have been longing to enjoy winter pursuits. However, the snow and accompanying gusty winds could create some hazards. Public safety officials are urging Vermonters to check in on elderly neighbors and take precautions in the storm. Dress for the weather, drive appropriately for… Read More »

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