Up in their grill

Up in their grill

Just after Hinesburgh Public House closed Sunday night, a motorist slid through the intersection of Vermont Route 116 and Mechanicsville Road, coming to a stop after crashing into the pub’s handicapped-access ramp. The driver, 34-year-old Travis Jewell of Richmond, was not seriously injured. Police said Jewell was headed westbound on Mechanicsville Road at the time.… Read More »

Greg Ranallo: From the classroom to the trees

Greg Ranallo: From the classroom to the trees

By PHYL NEWBECK Greg Ranallo has had a love of trees since he was a boy, but after getting a master’s degree in education, he began teaching high school social studies in his native Minnesota. During summers and school breaks, he ran a tree business which he named Teacher’s Tree Service after his chosen profession.… Read More »

Free Ice Fishing Day, Jan. 26

Free Ice Fishing Day, Jan. 26

Saturday is Vermont’s sixth annual Free Ice Fishing Day when people are invited to try ice fishing on any waterbody statewide without buying a fishing license. It’s also when 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 »

CVU basketball: Hoops on fire

CVU basketball: Hoops on fire

By LAUREN READ GIRLS BASKETBALL CVU 61, South Burlington 20: Champlain Valley Union girls basketball has had a big week with two big wins as they kept their streak going. On Monday night, they scored 23 points in the third quarter to pull away for a win over South Burlington. Catherine Gilwee led the way… Read More »

Mullin: Charlotte Fire and Rescue assists Shelburne Fire at mutual aid barn fire

Mullin: Charlotte Fire and Rescue assists Shelburne Fire at mutual aid barn fire

By ROB MUILLIN Editor’s note: Firefighters from multiple area departments worked together last week on Harbor Road in Shelburne to extinguish a large barn fire with some exceptional challenges. Charlotte Deputy Fire Chief Rob Mullin put together this detailed firsthand account.  On the afternoon of Jan. 8, 2019 at approximately 1:15 p.m., Charlotte Fire and… Read More »

Looking ahead to summertime tunes

Looking ahead to summertime tunes

Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile will be the first to take the stage in this summer’s Ben & Jerry’s Concerts on the Green series at Shelburne Museum. Higher Ground and evenko announced this week that the Grammy nominee will play the iconic outdoor venue on the lawn Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. The opening act will… Read More »