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 »

Pratt appeals BCA tax decision

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A Shelburne man who disputed the property tax assessments for homes he owns in Lakeview Mobile Home park has appealed the decision by the town Board of Civil Authority. Chris Pratt, who owns two mobile homes in the Shelburne Road park, claimed earlier this year that he should not be charged a… Read More »

Breaking Their Silence: Wildlife activists host film screening to build support for anti-ivory legislation

Breaking Their Silence: Wildlife activists host film screening to build support for anti-ivory legislation

HENRY ROOD  Community News Service  Local animal-rights activists are preparing for the next legislative session to advance a ban on selling ivory and products from poached and endangered animals. As part of their effort to rally support, they hosted a screening last week of the multiple award-winning documentary, “Breaking Their Silence: Women on the Frontline… Read More »

Hinsdale withdraws Fiddlehead appeal: Brewery nixes café, seeks space elsewhere

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent An appeal filed opposing Fiddlehead Brewing Co.’s plan to add a café to its Shelburne Green facility has been withdrawn, paving the way for the brewery to proceed with its much-needed expansion. Last week, Clark Hinsdale III withdrew the appeal he filed at the end of August in Vermont Superior Court Environmental… Read More »