Book drive collects stories for incarcerated moms to record for their children at home

Shelburne’s Flying Pig Bookstore is soon wrapping up a book drive with a unique purpose: providing stories for incarcerated moms to read and record for their children at home. The effort is part of the Lund Center’s Kids-A-Part program that works with mothers incarcerated at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility in South Burlington. It focuses… Read More »

News from the Pierson library

Call 985-5124 to register for programs or for more information. Family Game Afternoon On Saturday at 1:30 p.m. visit the library for a cozy winter afternoon playing board games with friends and families. Try out new games from around the world for all ages and abilities. Story Time with Patrice The library’s youngest patrons enjoy… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Registration is now open for spring and summer programs and camps. Details, deadlines are available on the recreation website at Youth Lacrosse registration deadline for kids in grades K-2 is April 6. See the website for program details and online registration options. Lifeguard positions for Shelburne Beach are open. Check out the website or… Read More »

Your first responders ask: Can we find you?

By Jim Buell You awaken at 2 a.m. to a beeping sound. You wake up your family, have someone dial 911, and usher everyone outside to your family meeting place. As you leave your home, you do a quick visual check and say to yourself, “No, no smoke nor visible flames, but we’d better get… Read More »

Hinesburg offers drivers ed class for older drivers

The Hinesburg Recreation Center hosts the new AARP Smart Driver Class on Wednesday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The refresher course is open to all drivers 50 years and older with a curriculum addressing typical physical changes brought on by the aging process, how these changes can affect driving ability, and ways… Read More »

Police need help to ID suspects in theft

Police need help to ID suspects in theft

Shelburne Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects following a theft at Danform Shoes around 3:30 p.m. on March 20. Police said two women entered the Shelburne Road store and left with several items without paying for them. Anyone with information should contact Shelburne Police at 985-8051. Above, one suspect is caught on… Read More »

Mater Christi Science Fair students present experiments

Mater Christi Science Fair students present experiments

Mater Christi School recently held a science fair judged by senior engineers from Global Foundries and IBM, University of Vermont faculty and science instructors from Rice Memorial High School. Students researched a topic, formed a hypothesis based on their research, collected data and presented their results. Mater Christi science teacher Mark Pendergrass congratulates first prize… Read More »

CVU hosts Spring College Fair

College representatives from across the New England, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest regions and Canada will visit Champlain Valley Union High School Monday, April 2, for the 18th annual Spring College Fair. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. high school students and their parents will have the opportunity to talk with the college representatives who may be the… Read More »

Lake Champlain Waldorf senior is Vermont oratorical champion

Lake Champlain Waldorf High School senior Elliott Rice won the local and district Vermont competitions to advance to the American Legion National Oratorical Contest finals in Indianapolis, Ind. on April 14 and 15. Sponsored by the Colchester American Legion Post #91, Rice also won $1,500 for his accomplishments. He is the son of Lisa McCullough… Read More »

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