Community School band program offers opportunities

By Sam Crites, SCS eighth grader Have you ever looked back at your childhood and thought, “Man, I wish I had learned how to play an instrument as a kid”? Well, the band program at Shelburne Community School (SCS) is giving that opportunity to kids in fifth through eighth grade. Whether students want the play… Read More »

Invest in what you love

Imagine leaving your job as vice president at a college to start a magazine with your wife, or quitting the investment business to raise alpacas. Two couples did just that to pursue their most passionate interests as both hobbies and vocations. Whether you’re interested in starting a business or just building a special collection, you… Read More »

Dinse receives top rankings in Chambers USA 2014

The 2014 edition of “Chambers USA,” a leading directory of American lawyers and law firms, recognized 11 Dinse attorneys – including Shelburne residents Ritchie Berger, Karen McAndrew, Amy McLaughlin, and Jeffrey McMahan – in their practice areas. The new guide, released May 23, also recognizes the firm as among Vermont’s best in every category of… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Jane Baker

Covering the Field: Introducing Jane Baker

By Sheri Duff Jane Baker is a leader. It’s the first asset that Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head girls lacrosse coach Hillary Arthur notes when asked about the senior captain. “Jane is able to lead her teammates with an enthusiastic attitude. She can get the team pumped up and likes to get the entire team… Read More »

Shelburne Girls on the Run team prepares for annual 5K

Shelburne Girls on the Run team prepares for annual 5K

Over 50 girls, coaches, and family members from Shelburne will participate in the annual Girls on the Run 5K Run/Walk at the Champlain Valley Exposition on Saturday, June 7 at 10am in Essex. Onsite registration, happy hair, and face painting will begin at 8:30am. Girls on the Run encourages girls in third through eighth grade… Read More »

Shelburne student qualifies for National Bowling Tournament

Shelburne student qualifies for National Bowling Tournament

Tyler Richards of Shelburne competed in the 2014 Vermont Pepsi Youth Bowling Championships at Spare Times in Colchester on May 4. His finish qualified the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) junior to compete for a spot on the USA youth bowling team against students from all over the United States July 13-19 in Buffalo, N.Y. Richards… Read More »

Redhawks Recap: June 5, 2014

Redhawks Recap: June 5, 2014

By Sheri Duff Lacrosse team finishes strong The Redhawks won their last three game of the season and secured the No. 1 seed in the state tournament in the process. Elliott Mitchell contributed a hat trick to help Champlain Valley defeat Colchester 13-6 last Tuesday. Steele DuBrul (assist), Griffin DiParlo (assist), Nevin DiParlo, and Ryan… Read More »

CVU Grad selected for Deborah Parton Memorial Award

CVU Grad selected for  Deborah Parton Memorial Award

Former Champlain Valley Union High School standout athlete Lindsay Kingston recently received the Deborah Parton Memorial Award from the Middlebury College Athletic Department. Given to the senior student-athlete who exemplifies the spirit and dedication of Deb Parton, Kingston was a senior back on the 2013 Middlebury soccer team. She started all 22 soccer games for the… Read More »

JVA lacrosse team completes season with one loss

JVA lacrosse team completes season with one loss

By Michael Regan The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) JVA lacrosse team finished the last four games of the season with an offensive explosion, outscoring their opponents 37-9. The Redhawks tallied wins against Rutland (6-2), Colchester (12-2), Mount Mansfield (13-2), and Middlebury (6-3). Through the last nine games of the season the Redhawks outscored their opponents… Read More »

Par for the course: Cedar Knoll hits milestone anniversary

Par for the course: Cedar Knoll hits milestone anniversary

By Sheri Duff Hinesburg’s Cedar Knoll Country Club  (CKCC) will celebrate its 20th year in style. Starting with roll-back rates and a summer tournament, this milestone anniversary offers golfers and non-golfers alike the opportunity to celebrate throughout the season. “The past twenty years have been something,” stated CKCC superintendent Tom Ayer, “My mom and dad… Read More »