Mater Christi School’s Bulldog Robotics team was one of two middle school teams to compete alongside 30 high school teams in the First Tech Challenge Regional Championship at Essex High School last month. The students engineered, built and coded an operable robot in compliance with competition specifications. Sponsored by Kennedy Excavating, Logic Supply, Engelberth Construction,… Read More »
Cochran’s Ski Area’s last big event of the season is the Nordic Cross Challenge on Sunday, April 8. Nordic and alpine skiers including past and present Olympians, elite high school and college level racers to recreational aficionados of all ages will come from all over the northeast to try their luck at skiing the one-of-a-kind Nordic… Read More »
By Joe Rankin When you think about the iconic landforms of the Northeast, what comes to mind? The mountains, of course. The lakes. Of course. Rivers? Probably. But there’s another. Stone walls. An estimated 100,000 miles of them. They might not be as impressive as the Presidential Range or Moosehead Lake, but collectively they make… Read More »
By Sarah Soule It is an exciting time as area students are hearing news from colleges and universities about admissions decisions. For those students who applied for financial aid, an award letter will be sent highlighting a package that outlines an offer of assistance. We’re fortunate in Vermont to have Vermont Student Assistance Corporation as… Read More »
COMMUNITY BURLINGTON Ethan Allen Homestead Museum Fundraiser March 25, 2 p.m. “STORIES FROM BEHIND THE BARN” with Bill Torrey. Join NPR Moth Mainstage storyteller, woodsman, author, and sixth-generation Vermonter Bill Torrey as he tells hilarious, heartwarming, true stories about growing up in 1960s Vermont. Hors d’oeuvres and door prizes. Tickets: $15. Reserve via e-mail to John… Read More »
Champlain Valley Union High School sophomore Hannah Frasur, above, addresses the crowd at Friday’s walkout to protest gun violence in schools and call for stricter laws regarding guns in the wake of the mass shooting that killed 17 at a high school in Parkland, Fla. last month. At right, students Bryan Clausen, Ezra Miller, and… Read More »
CVU’s Lindsey Albertelli dribbles past a Hilltopper defender in Sunday’s final D-I playoff game at UVM. St. Johnsbury dominated Sunday’s final matchup 48-33, ending CVU’s five-year championship streak. See story on page 14. Click here for more about the girls game.
Contrary to a report of his retirement in last week’s Shelburne News, Shelburne Highway Superintendent Paul Goodrich is still on the job. The annual town report honored him for his 50 years of service. And counting.
Winter returned this week with a fresh blanket of snow and school cancellations. Spring officially begins March 20. Temperatures this weekend are expected to hover in the 20s.
Local runners will be on the streets of Shelburne this weekend and later in March for two 5K/10K road races on Harbor Road. Saturday’s Leprechaun Dash starts at 9 a.m. at the Shelburne Field House and the course takes it down Harbor Road past Shelburne Farms to the turnaround point. Racers will be running on… Read More »