Marching for the earth

Marching for the earth

Hadley Bergeson holds her blue poster stating, “Dinosaurs were real, so is global warming, you can make a difference,” alongside Amelie Fairweather, who raises her red sign that exclaims, “Be the change the world needs you to be,” as they proceed down Burlington’s Church Street earlier this month in honor of Earth Day. The two… Read More »

Mentors celebrate at Community Science Night

Mentors celebrate at Community Science Night

Mentors and mentees from the Connecting Youth mentoring program at Champlain Valley Union High School attended the Community Science Night March 21 at the ECHO Leahy Center. An annual celebration for local youth mentoring pairs from the Chittenden County Mentoring Network, the CVU group was part of more than 200 adult mentors and youth mentees from… Read More »

Whitcomb promoted to commander

Whitcomb promoted to commander

Vermont State Police Director Col. Matthew T. Birmingham has announced that Capt. James Whitcomb has been promoted to major/Field Force Division Commander at headquarters. He assumed sole command of the division effective Monday, April 29.  Whitcomb, who had been Staff Operations Commander has served for more than 20 years in all three of the Vermont… Read More »

Mountain biking from rogue to Rogue One: Fellowship of the Wheel adds legitimacy to the sport in Chittenden County

Mountain biking from rogue to Rogue One: Fellowship of the Wheel adds legitimacy to the sport in Chittenden County

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer When the Fellowship of the Wheel started, it was a loose association of friends who would mountain bike and build trails – unsanctioned, rogue trails. Now the organization is responsible for over 130 miles of mountain biking trails around Chittenden County. They were the one of the first mountain biking clubs… Read More »

A circle of giving

A circle of giving

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP) shop manager Caroline Vanderbilt, along with SCHIP board members Anne Brown and Tricia Coyle, accept the People’s Bank Award from Louis Maguire, manager of the Shelburne branch. SCHIP was recently chosen to receive the $500 donation as part of the People’s United Volunteer Recognition Program. The bank honors bank… Read More »

CVU boys baseball, LAX notch wins

CVU boys baseball, LAX notch wins

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BASEBALL CVU 7, Burr and Burton 1: Storm Rushford continued his successful start to the season, leading Champlain Valley Union High School to a win over Burr and Burton on Monday afternoon. Rushford struck out 10 batters and allowed just three hits over four innings of work to earn the win… Read More »

Redhawks dominate spring sports

Redhawks dominate spring sports

SOFTBALL CVU 12, Burlington 4: The Champlain Valley softball team beat Burlington on Thursday to move to 3-0 to start the season. The Redhawks’ win follows up a very close victory on Wednesday. CVU beat visiting St. Johnsbury 12-10 to continue their hot start. BASEBALL CVU 14, Burlington 0: Storm Rushford struck out seven and… Read More »

Compost happens

Compost happens

The Charlotte Central School Compost sale in the school’s west Quonset Hut parking lot is Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. to noon. Occurring during International Compost Awareness Week, May 4-11, proceeds from the sale go to the school gardens and community compost efforts. Compost is donated by Steven Wisbaum of Champlain Valley Compost Company in… Read More »