CVU’s Eastman is state’s two-time Gatorade winner

Champlain Valley’s Autumn Eastman was named Gatorade’s Vermont Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year last week. Eastman, the Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year for 2012-2013 and the Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year, won three individual state championships at the D-I state meet including… Read More »

Organize entryways with decorative storage

Organize entryways with decorative storage

An entryway is the first impression guests have of your home, yet it can quickly become a chaotic mess. Most entryways serve multiple functions as the receptacle for all things you and your family members shed as they walk through the door, from coats and backpacks to keys and mail. With these simple tips, you… Read More »

Jessie (Dow) Piper – Shelburne

Jessie passed away peacefully on May 14, 2014, at age 91. Jessie was born in Blantyre, Scotland, on May 9, 1923, to Malcolm and Jane Dow. She married her husband, William Piper, on June 19, 1946, in Kilsyth, where they started a family. In 1956, she and her young family immigrated to Detroit, Mich., and… Read More »

SolarFest celebrates two decades of sustainability

This summer, July 18-20, SolarFest will celebrate its 20th year with three days of inspirational workshops on a variety of sustainability focused topics, creative performances, and music across two stages at Forget-Me-Not Farm in Tinmouth, Vt. What is even more impressive than the breadth of the event, with more than 80 workshops, 60 exhibitors, a… Read More »

Shelburne businessman appointed to Governor’s Business Advisory Council

Gregg Beldock of Charlotte, owner and operator of Bullrock Corporation and The Lodges Senior Living Communities was recently appointed to Governor Shumlin’s Business Advisory Council.  This council provides the Governor with advice and information on financing a publicly funded health care system and relies on the business experience of its 21-member council, who represent a… Read More »

Cybercrime is a growing threat

If you’re not a technology wonk, you may not realize the Internet and the Worldwide Web are actually two different things. The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks. The Worldwide Web is a system of interlinked hypertext documents we access using the Internet. Regardless of their differences, the two terms have become… Read More »

Shelburne author releases children’s book

Shelburne author releases children’s book

Local author Joe Oppenlander introduced his newly released children’s book “Fred, The Little Black Truck” at the Shelburne Farmers Market on Saturday. The 1929 Model A Ford pickup transports young readers on happy adventures chugging along Shelburne village roads, merrily honking “ahuga, ahuga” as he visits Shelburne Orchards, the Shelburne Shipyard, and joins in the local… Read More »

Renascence opens at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

Renascence opens at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery will host the opening of “Renascence,” a group show with featured artist Barbara Wagner and artists Miriam Adams, Bonnie Baird, Annelein Beukenkamp, Cynthia Lee Bowler, Kevin Fahey, Kerry O. Furlani, Betsey Garand, Brenda Garand, Dan Gottsegen, Kate Hartley, Karen Henderson, Julia Jensen, Virginia McNeice, Gail Salzman, David Smith, Frank Woods, and Joyce… Read More »