It’s legal now: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

It’s legal now: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

By MADELINE HUGHES There’s a new storefront at the corner of Shelburne and Hullcrest roads. The front window is decked with a neon “open” sign and a hand-drawn poster. Inside, Bob Marley tunes play in the background and art hangs on the walls. South Burlington artist and entrepreneur Jordan Holstein sits behind a counter in… Read More »

State grant helps Lake Iroquois watershed

State grant helps Lake Iroquois watershed

By MADELINE HUGHES The Lake Iroquois Association is wrapping up a summer project aimed at improving a stream flowing into the lake near Pine Shore Drive in Hinesburg. Pine Shore Drive is a gravel road that leads from Pond Road downhill to a lakeside neighborhood. The runoff from the road and nearby retention pond needed… Read More »

Arts director scores state award

Arts director scores state award

By MADELINE HUGHES Allison Coyne Carroll’s work comes with many rewards. Sometimes the reward is seeing students and faculty from China overjoyed as they hear live music from their homeland played in Vermont, on the other side of the world. Another time, it might be when a Lithuanian student gets to speak in her native… Read More »

It’s official

It’s official

Charlotte trails officials formally open the new Charlotte Town Link Trail underpass in a ribbon-cutting community celebration last Saturday. The underpass was part of the 2017 U.S. Route 7 reconstruction, providing a safe path for bikers, pedestrians and other trail users, under the busy highway. From left to right, are Charlotte Trails Committee members Stephany… Read More »

Fall teams in full swing on the pitch, the court and gridiron

Fall teams in full swing on the pitch, the court and gridiron

By LAUREN READ GIRLS SOCCER CVU 2, South Burlington 0: The Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team continued their hot start for the season, defeating host South Burlington 2-0 on Friday. Olivia Zubarik had both goals for the Redhawks, now 2-0. Catherine Gilwee had the assist on both tallies, while Maryn Askew made five saves… Read More »

Evening bird-watching paddle

Evening bird-watching paddle

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department staff will lead an evening bird-watching paddle at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison, 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 26. Participants must bring their own canoe or kayak, paddles, and life jackets. The outing will seek to observe the many species at Dead Creek during the fall bird migration… Read More »

Local artist jazzes up ArtsRiot

Local artist jazzes up ArtsRiot

The doorway to ArtsRiot in Burlington got a facelift recently with some custom artwork by Shelburne resident Erin Bundock. A 2016 Champlain Valley Union  graduate, Bundock works at ArtsRiot and goes to the University of Vermont. She will have original works on exhibit at this week’s South End Art Hop and at the VCAM and… Read More »

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