CVU grapplers overcome obstacles, place fourth

CVU grapplers overcome obstacles, place fourth

The CVU wrestling team placed fourth at the Northern Vermont Athletic Conference Team Dual Championships on Saturday, Feb. 9 at St. Johnsbury Academy, despite a significant number of individual injuries and illnesses. “I’m really proud of our wrestlers for their individual contributions to our 2-2 outcome on the day,” said Coach Gunnar Olson. “This is the… Read More »

Thank you, Kevin

I went walking in the LaPlatte River Nature Park yesterday, and took the loop from the parking lot, down the hill on the trail below Judy Puck’s memorial bench, eventually walking up the steep wooded hill back to the parking lot. As a result of the recent thaw and freeze, that hill is a sheet… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Last Call for Me & My Guy Dance tickets This fun event is for girls in K – 5 grades and their special adult guy (dad, uncle, grandfather, etc.). It will be held on Friday, Feb. 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Shelburne Town Gymnasium. Tickets are $20 per couple and $5 per additional person. Top Hat… Read More »

Free NAMI Family-to-Family class, March 6

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Vermont (NAMI Vermont) begins the new year by educating and offering support to those with family members that live with mental illness. The Family-to-Family class is 12 weeks long, occurring once weekly, free of charge, and beginning Wednesday, Mar. 6, 6 p.m. in Williston. This “life changing” program… Read More »

Coin dealer admits guilt in record-keeping

By MIKE DONOGHUE Correspondent A well-known South Burlington coin and jewelry businessman — who police say accepted valuable stolen property from burglars and thieves — has pleaded guilty to failing to keep proper anti-theft records for precious metals and other treasures received at his store, court records show. Stephen J. Edwards, 71, of Nicklaus Circle… Read More »

Preis: Vote for Jaime Heins for Shelburne Selectboard

I write to encourage my fellow residents to come out and vote for Jaime Heins for selectboard on Town Meeting Day. Though Jaime is running unopposed, your support matters. Jaime is a smart, quick-study selectboard member who continues to be very committed to his role and our town. I have had the pleasure of working… Read More »

CVU students among Vermont Presidential Scholar nominees

The Vermont Agency of Education this week recognized 30 Vermont Presidential Scholar nominees in a ceremony at the Vermont Statehouse and among them are four Champlain Valley Union seniors. Nicole Eaton and Justin Schaaf were selected as General Presidential Scholars, Emily Friedrichsen as an Arts Presidential Scholar, and Jimmy Jiang as a Career Technical Education… Read More »

Local libraries to host mental health conversations

Between 1996 and 2016, the suicide rate in Vermont increased by more than 48 percent – the second highest increase nationally according to the Centers for Disease Control. This rising rate of suicide, paired with the social stigma attached to mental health problems, indicates a need for safe spaces for communities to learn and talk… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

News from Pierson Library

First, a quick reminder that Pierson Library is one of the collection sites for Shelburne Community School’s Box Tops for Education fundraiser. Look for them on boxes of everyday items, cut them out, and send them in to the collection boxes at the Pierson library, the main office at Shelburne Community School, or Shelburne Market.… Read More »