Hinesburg police seek information

Hinesburg police seek information

Hinesburg Police responded to a reported vandalism at Champlain Valley Union High School and NRG Systems last week. Damage at both locations is estimated to be about ten thousand dollars. Three vehicles at NRG were shot with BB guns damaging windows and the body of one vehicle. CVU had about 20 windows damaged by BBs… Read More »

State of the Lake

State of the Lake

All 22 of the drinking water systems on Lake Champlain began sampling this week as part of a new program to monitor public drinking water supplies for blue-green algae toxins, a Vermont Department of Health press release said. This new 12-week monitoring program will monitor for blue-green algae blooms and protect the public from potential… Read More »

Wind Ridge Publishing welcomes Lynn Monty to the team

Wind Ridge Publishing welcomes Lynn Monty to the team

Wind Ridge Publishing announces Lynn Monty as the new managing editor of Shelburne News and The Citizen. She has been a local journalist for more than a decade having worked most of that time for the Burlington Free Press, Vermont’s largest daily. Her specialty is community news reporting, photography, and social media management. Monty served… Read More »

French Heritage Day celebrates ten-year legacy

French Heritage Day celebrates ten-year legacy

French Heritage Day will move from the smallest city in Vermont to the most French-settled for its 10th anniversary. The outdoor celebration of French culture is relocating to the Winooski Falls Way greenspace after nine summer celebrations on the Vergennes green. Chair-caners, tourtiére-bakers, rope-makers, genealogists, fiddlers, petanque-players, trappers, traders and canoe-makers are all expected to… Read More »

Ride in Memory of Dr. Ken Najarian

Ride in Memory of Dr. Ken Najarian

A bike ride in memory of Dr. Ken Najarian is planned for tomorrow, Friday, July 10th. The ride will begin at 5:30pm at Charlotte Beach.  At 5:30pm riders will proceed, at a modest pace, south on Lake Rd. to Thompson Point Rd., then east to Greenbush Rd. continuing south to the accident scene, then turnaround… Read More »

Taste of the Town: Mixing it up at Shakey Ground Farm

Taste of the Town: Mixing it up at Shakey Ground Farm

Photos By Lynn Monty Cold-hearty Icelandic sheep blatted in the pasture as Drew and Brittany Slabaugh picked weeds in an adjacent garden plot on their 20-acre Shakey Ground Farm. This California couple live and work on the solid lake shores of Charlotte now, on a farm that ends where the Charlotte Sailing Center begins. They… Read More »