Vt. Democrats talk election security

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Vermont’s voter registration practices and election system are strong and those who oversee its security are vigilant ahead of the 2020 election cycle, Vermont’s top elections official told a gathering of local Democrats in Shelburne this week. Tuesday, Nov. 4, was Election Day across the nation with a few key contests in… Read More »

The Chicken and the Motorcycle: How a CVU student helped spruce up CityPlace construction site

The Chicken and the Motorcycle: How a CVU student helped spruce up CityPlace construction site

EMMETT GARTNER Community News Service A dormant pit at the center of the stalled CityPlace project in downtown Burlington has been reinvigorated with artistic life recently, and one local high school student has made his mark. Champlain Valley Union High School senior Cole Glover of Hinesburg was selected alongside 24 other area artists to paint… Read More »

CVU Natural Resources class: Using nature as curriculum

CVU Natural Resources class: Using nature as curriculum

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Champlain Valley Union High School is using its rural setting in the community as a perk. There are bonuses to attending school in a city like Burlington or Montpelier. There are  museums and other institutions, organizations and agencies that students can walk to in a larger city. But CVU has capitalized… Read More »

Halloween parade-goers not scared of a little rain

Halloween parade-goers not scared of a little rain

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Shelburne Halloween Parade’s costume wasn’t hard to guess. It was chilling. And wet. And windy. That’s right, the annual parade came costumed as rain, but it didn’t scare everyone off. And those who braved the weather were an enthusiastic group. “There’s usually 500 people at this intersection alone,” said police… Read More »

Bay Road’s tunnel continues to vex

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Bay Road’s low and narrow railroad overpass continues to vex both motorists and town officials who spent time at their Oct. 29 meeting revisiting the question of how traffic navigates the tight tunnel. The problem spot has been studied and reviewed with the most recent decision in 2017 to put stop signs… Read More »

Vasta Folley creates ‘The Sleepover ~ A Comedy of Marriage’

Vasta Folley creates ‘The Sleepover ~ A Comedy of Marriage’

Girls Nite Out Productions brings funny front and center with “The Sleepover ~ A Comedy of Marriage” by Vermont playwright Carole Vasta Folley. Opening Wednesday, Nov. 6, the play runs for nine performances at Burlington’s Main Street Landing Black Box Theater. “Our mission to produce high quality plays blends perfectly with Vasta Folley’s talent for… Read More »

Beecher Brook: Back to the slow flow

Beecher Brook: Back to the slow flow

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Whether it’s back to the future or forward to the past, the Lewis Creek Association’s Beecher Hill Brook stream restoration project has gotten people excited about the present. “This is one location where we’re able to get something back to its natural condition,” said Kate Kelly, program manager for the Lewis… Read More »

House of Fermentology added to Nordic Farms ag/food operations

HENRY ROOD Community News Service  Charlotte’s Nordic Farms continues to diversify its agricultural projects with the recent addition of House of Fermentology, a small beer blendery from Burlington’s South End.  “To have that barley malted right in house where we’re located and being able to use that in the beer that we’re making is going… Read More »

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