Colin Powell visits Norwich University on Veterans Day

Colin Powell visits Norwich University on Veterans Day

Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired four-star U.S. Army general Colin L. Powell will observe Veterans Day at Norwich University and deliver the fall 2014 Todd Lecture Series talk on campus at 7pm in Shapiro Field House. Both Tuesday, Nov. 11 events are free and open to the public. Distinguished by his public service… Read More »

Eight ways to express appreciation on Veterans Day

Eight ways to express appreciation on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is an important day for showing appreciation to members of our military, past and present. If you’re looking for an appropriate way to honor a veteran in your life, or would like to contribute in a way that’s meaningful for veterans everywhere, here’s a list of suggestions from military.com to start you off.… Read More »

The history of Veterans Day

The history of Veterans Day

World War I officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919. However, fighting had ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. For that reason,… Read More »

Honor a Shelburne veteran

Honor a Shelburne veteran

The Veteran’s Memorial Committee is still offering the opportunity for townspeople to purchase a paver to honor a veteran with ties to the community for the Memorial planned on the Parade Green. The committee has raised $87,000 of its $100,000 goal. Show your appreciation by helping them reach that goal, and honoring a veteran at… Read More »

Veteran entrepreneurs honored during NVSBW

The accomplishments of Veteran small business owners around the country will be celebrated during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW) Nov. 3-7. U.S. Small Business Administration district offices and resource partners nationwide will host more than 100 local events, including entrepreneurship training such as Boots to Business: Reboot classes, veteran access to capital workshops, and… Read More »

CCV set to honor local veterans

On Monday, Nov. 10, veterans will share their stories from World War II to present-day combat at the Community College of Vermont’s Winooski center from 7-9pm in room 108. During the week of Veterans’ Day, staff from CCV’s Winooski center will also continue their annual Yellow Ribbon project, when faculty, staff, and students are encouraged… Read More »

Milestones

Births Applebee, Angela (Woltjer) and Garrick had a son, Everett Alton Applebee, on Sept. 30, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Lemos, Diego and Ingrid Camelo had a son, Santiago Lemos Camelo, on Sept. 25, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Heath Care. Deaths Roland A. Messier – Shelburne Roland Alexander Messier, 69, passed away unexpectedly on… Read More »

Rep. Peter Welch sends letter to FairPoint CEO Paul Suno

1,700 FairPoint workers in Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire went on strike two weeks ago, and they’re still at it. They hit the picket line after a contract was imposed by the company that froze pension plans, eliminates retiree health care benefits, and requires workers to contribute to their health care costs. FairPoint has hired… Read More »