Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

This weekend is the 26th Spring Open Studio Weekend with more than 200 artists across Vermont opening their doors to visitors. Chittenden County will have more than two dozen locations. Look for bright yellow signs marking locations of visual artists and craftspeople participating including glassblowers, jewelers, printmakers, potters, furniture makers, weavers, ironworkers, painters, sculptors, quilt… Read More »

Clifftops closed to protect nesting falcons

Clifftops closed to protect nesting falcons

Hikers seeking higher ground should be aware that some clifftops and overlooks have been closed to human visitors temporarily to protect spots where peregrine falcons are nesting. State wildlife officials have posted a dozen locations from Bolton to Fairlee where the majestic birds are raising their young. “Peregrine nesting is well underway this spring,” said… Read More »

David Zuckerman: A life of politics and produce

David Zuckerman: A life of politics and produce

Editor’s note: Contributor Phyl Newbeck meets and writes about the people who call Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg home. This is her 300th Notable Neighbor feature for The Citizen and the Shelburne News. It was his childhood summers in rural western Virginia that instilled a love of farming and the outdoors in David Zuckerman, and those… Read More »

House honors family farm project

House honors family farm project

  The Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte recently was honored with a resolution passed by the Vermont House of Representatives. Sponsored by Reps. Mike Yantachka, D-Charlotte, (standing, right) and Kiah Morris, D-Bennington, (standing, left) the resolution congratulates Dr. Jackson and Lydia Clemmons (seated) on winning a National Creative Placemaking Fund grant and a state barn… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

GIRLS LACROSSE Champlain Valley Union 11, Middlebury 10: Ali Wainer’s five-save effort helped CVU hold Middlebury for a win on Saturday in a key Division I girls lacrosse matchup. Ahead by one goal at the half, the Redhawks did just enough to hold off the 6-2 Tigers. Lydia Maitland had five goals to lead CVU… Read More »

May 17 Calendar

May 17 Calendar

COMMUNITY BURLINGTON Oakledge Park Walk for Epilepsy May 20: 9th annual Walk for Epilepsy organized by the Epilepsy Foundation of Vermont. Registration at 9:45 a.m. Walk begins at 10:30 a.m. Preregistration is required by May 18. $35 per person. Walk begins at Upper Lodge at Oakledge Park. 318-1575 or epilepsy@sover.net. Burlington Waterfront Park 26th annual… Read More »

Charlotte students beam questions to space

Charlotte students beam questions to space

The Charlotte Central School multi-purpose room, the site of decades of school plays, middle school dances, and first-grade gym classes, was transformed into a portal to the galaxy as students videoconferenced with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Last week, as part of NASA’s ISS Educational Downlink program, 175 middle school students plus teachers, school… Read More »