Little Red Schoolhouse update

Little Red Schoolhouse update

By Ginger Isham  for the St. George Historical and Conservation Trust The St. George Little Red Schoolhouse committee is happy to announce we are almost ready to open the schoolhouse for events. We hope people will want to use it for birthday parties, small weddings, anniversaries, baby showers, meetings, family gatherings and Christmas events. We… Read More »

VTrans offers signing bonuses and other news

VTrans offers signing bonuses and other news

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is offering additional incentives to help recruit frontline maintenance workers and mechanics this season. From now through December 31st, newly hired plow drivers and mechanics who already have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) will receive a total of $1,000 in bonuses over the course of their first year of… Read More »

Soil regeneration and clean water touted as foundation for healthy food at annual Vermont Farm to Plate Gathering

Soil regeneration and clean water touted as foundation for healthy food at annual Vermont Farm to Plate Gathering

“Farm in nature’s image” was the takeaway message shared by Ray Archuleta, Conservation Agronomist at the USDA Natural Resources and Conservation Service (NRCS) and keynote speaker at the fifth annual Farm to Plate Annual Gathering. Held annually at the end of October, the Gathering is the one time each year when the entire Farm to… Read More »

CVU Buddy Program, four decades strong

CVU Buddy Program, four decades strong

By Madison Hakey It’s been more than 40 years since the Buddy Program was created at Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU). Based off of the Big Brother, Big Sister mentoring program, the Buddy Program brings CVU sophomores, juniors and seniors together with elementary age children in Williston, Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg. CVU students give… Read More »

Joan Furchgott: Fueling the arts

Joan Furchgott: Fueling the arts

Notable Neighbors by Phyl Newbeck Joan Furchgott has been driving from her home in Lincoln to the renovated Queen Anne Victorian on Falls Road for more than twenty-five years, so the Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery which she runs with her husband Brad Sourdiffe, has become a home away from home. Back in 1983, Sourdiffe began working… Read More »

Pumpkin Man emerges for CCS Halloween celebration

Pumpkin Man emerges for CCS Halloween celebration

Story and Photos  By Chea Waters Evans There are so many questions surrounding Pumpkin Man, but so few answers. About twenty years ago, this mysterious and elusive figure emerged from the woods on Pease Mountain behind Charlotte Central School, did a little dance in his overalls, and over the years has captured the imaginations of… Read More »

Veterans Day salute with special coffee klatch

In a weekday gathering of veterans, known as Shelburne Airport’s Coffee Klatch, thoughts on Veterans Day were shared last week. The group celebrates more than two decades of camaraderie. “It’s a brotherhood,” Bob Paradis, 77, of Colchester said. He was at the airport having coffee with the gang on Oct. 30. Sometimes up to 14… Read More »

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