Inheritance choices: what will you leave behind?

by Antoine Williams One of the most challenging aspects of planning an inheritance is that families are complicated. American families are varied throughout the country but their members tend to fall into one or more of a few broad categories. According to the Key Findings Report in the 2014 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and… Read More »

Alzheimer’s Association kicks off Walk To End Alzheimer’s®: Local named Salute to Senior Service® award winner

Alzheimer’s Association kicks off Walk To End Alzheimer’s®: Local named Salute to Senior Service® award winner

The Alzheimer’s Association invites Vermont residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Shelburne Museum in Shelburne. Additional community Walks are scheduled in Bennington, Brattleboro, Rutland, and Saint Johnsbury. To launch the statewide Walk season, the… Read More »

Bluegrass and BBQ series continues at Shelburne Vineyard

Shelburne Vineyard will host its third summer Bluegrass and BBQ concert of the summer on Friday evening, Aug. 22. The DuPont Bros. will bring their folk-rock-bluegrass notes to the Vineyard’s patio, overlooking the ripening Marquette grapes, at 6pm, rain or shine. Once again, Shelburne Vineyard will offer up a Vineyard special Sangria, Bluebird BBQ will serve their… Read More »

Annual celebration of garlic

Annual celebration of garlic

You can almost smell it from here. On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31, the aroma of herbs and garlic will fill the air at the popular Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival in Bennington in the field in front of the shops at Camelot Village on Route 9. Considered one of the Top 10… Read More »

Blue Cross Blue Shield hosts “Hike, Bike & Paddle” event

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) invites the public to a Hike, Bike & Paddle event, Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10am to 2pm at North Beach in Burlington. This free community event offers an opportunity for individuals to get outside and enjoy hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking. BCBSVT will provide free healthy snacks,… Read More »

New coach leads CVU boys soccer into season

New coach leads CVU boys soccer into season

By Mal Boright The coaches may have occasionally changed over the years, but Champlain Valley Union (CVU) remains the state’s Soccer Central for both boys and girls. For the boys, Division 1 finalists in 2013, who had tryouts for the new season beginning last Thursday, there is a new mentor at the helm in the… Read More »

O2X Summit Challenge debuts at Sugarbush Sept. 13

The course is set, the racers are training, and the last touches are being made for the O2X Summit Challenge at Sugarbush, a first-of-its-kind mountain running experience which will be unveiled Saturday, Sept. 13. A mountain running experience for runners, hikers, and nature lovers, O2X Summit Challenge Series events feature multiple courses at each race venue for… Read More »

Hunter education courses offered

It’s back to school season for would-be hunters. With most hunting seasons just around the corner, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is urging new hunters to sign up now for a hunter education course. Classes fill up quickly, but securing a spot is easy with Fish & Wildlife’s online Hunter Education Program registration system. All… Read More »