Community approach to dog adoption

Community approach to dog adoption

By Shaun Langevin While it may take a village to raise a child, it turns out the village can also be an effective way to give dogs a good home. Every other Sunday at 7pm, the Hinesburg Police Department garage holds not just police cruisers, but a dozen or so people from across the region,… Read More »

Vermont has high percentage of women farmers

Vermont has high percentage of women farmers

By Lettie Stratton Farming may have long been a male-dominated industry, but that is changing—especially in Vermont. USDA data on farming shows that Vermont has one of the highest percentages of women farmers in the country. Thirty-nine percent of Vermont farmers are women—that’s nearly 5,000 female farmers, and more than 22 percent of those women… Read More »

Science of medical marijuana: UVM pharmacology course breaks new ground

Science of medical marijuana: UVM pharmacology course breaks new ground

By Carolyn Shapiro It’s a formidable challenge to develop a syllabus for a college-level pharmacology course focused entirely on a drug that’s illegal to possess, use and even research under federal law. That’s the task that Wolfgang Dostmann, Ph.D., and Karen Lounsbury, Ph.D., have undertaken as they plan the University of Vermont’s first medical cannabis… Read More »

CVU girls basketball team makes history

CVU girls basketball team makes history

By Eli Hark Champlain Valley Union High School’s Girls Basketball team continued their win streak to 75 games without a loss passing Oxbow’s record for longest win streak in the VPA’s history after beating Rice 53-25. When freshman make varsity you always know there is something special and that they have the drive that most… Read More »

Zuckerman kicks off campaign for lieutenant governor

Zuckerman kicks off campaign for lieutenant governor

Vermont State Sen. David Zuckerman kicked off his campaign for lieutenant governor last Thursday, noting that though the Green Mountain state has been at the forefront of many issues nationwide, there are still things that need to be done. “While Vermont has led on so many issues,” said Zuckerman, who has been involved in politics… Read More »

Glycol leak causes evacuation at Charlotte Central School

Glycol leak causes evacuation at Charlotte Central School

Charlotte Central School was evacuated for the day Dec. 9. Students were brought by bus to the Charlotte Congregational Church after an initially unidentified smell, that was causing some students and staff members to become lightheaded, was discovered coming from the boiler room. In a recording sent to parents, Chittenden South Supervisory Union Chief of… Read More »

HANDS reaches out to older adults on Christmas

HANDS reaches out to older adults on Christmas

By Megan Humphrey, Founder & Executive Director of HANDS (Helping and Nurturing Diverse Seniors) In collaboration with the Burlington School Food Project, Champlain Valley Agency on Aging, Temple Sinai and the Elks Lodge among others, HANDS (Helping and Nurturing Diverse Seniors) is pleased to offer both a delivered meal and a sit-down dinner again this… Read More »

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