Late blight identified in Hinesburg

Late blight identified in Hinesburg

Julie Rubaud, owner of Red Wagon Plants in Hinesburg, said home gardeners and farmers all share a responsibility in keeping late blight, a damaging fungal disease, at bay. She is urging local growers to destroy any infected plants by cutting down the foliage and burning it or disposing of it in sealed garbage bags at […]

Good Food Truck visits Harbor Place

Parents need time and money to put healthy, well-prepared food on the table. Locally-sourced food delivered to the door would be any working mother’s dream. Especially those who are food insecure. Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf is making that dream come true for some. While many Vermonters are struggling, the food shelf is getting creative in […]

Affordable housing in Shelburne

Affordable housing in Shelburne

By Heather McKim Affordable housing is an issue that has been a focus in Vermont in recent years, including in the town of Shelburne. For housing to be affordable, no one should pay more than 30 percent of their income, Shelburne Town Planner Dean Pierce said. Nationally in 2013, forty-nine percent of renter households and […]

CVU principal leaving post for supervisory union position

CVU principal leaving post for supervisory union position

By Mal Boright In the world of television, they might call it, “Moving On Up.” For Jeff Evans, leaving the Champlain Valley Union High principal’s office is another step along a career in education that began when he became boys varsity basketball coach in 1991. Evans is starting his new position with the Chittenden South […]

Between homes at Harbor Place

Between homes at Harbor Place

By Heather McKim Harbor Place was designed to provide a short-term shelter to those in need, with the hope being a better model than having the homeless scattered in motels. Since its opening 18 months ago, the temporary shelter has been the subject of ongoing concern. A June meeting between town officials, Champlain Housing Trust, […]

Community grieves loss of Kenneth Najarian

Community grieves loss of Kenneth Najarian

By Matt Keller In a community already reeling from the death of bicycling enthusiast Richard Tom on April 26th of this year, the death of respected UVM Medical Center Radiologist Kenneth Najarian, of Charlotte, struck another tragic blow last week. The mood was somber in town Thursday afternoon as people went about their daily routines […]

Hidden educational treasures in Shelburne Bay

Hidden educational treasures in Shelburne Bay

Photos and story by Lynn Monty Bubbles surfaced as two sleek black forms emerged from Lake Champlain. Wetsuit-clad Grace Tsai raised her arms with a victorious splash, clipboard in hand. She and fellow diver Carrigan Miller hit the shores of Shelburne Bay with exactly the information they went down into its murky depths to find. […]

Community School graduates 73

Community School graduates 73

Eighth graders at the Shelburne Community School set a course for their future at a graduation ceremony held Thursday, June 11, 2015 in the school gym. To begin the evening, Co-Principal Allan Miller welcomed the audience, after which the 73 soon-to-be graduates entered the gym as the SCS Wind Ensemble performed the processional. Master of […]

Hats off to CVU class of 2015

Hats off to CVU class of 2015

by Rachel Dunphy Spectators were still shuffling about and settling down on the Patrick Gymnasium bleachers when CVU’s 51st graduating class burst in, with the pomp of the “Triumphal March” to bring them along. CVU principal Jeff Evans approached the podium to ask the seniors to rise for the National Anthem after they settled into […]

Chicago Cubs draft Shelburne’s Rayne Supple

Chicago Cubs draft Shelburne’s Rayne Supple

When it Raynes it pours. After pitching the Redhawks to the championship game 3-0 over South Burlington last Wednesday night Champlain Valley Union senior and Shelburne resident Rayne Supple was alerted that he was drafted by the Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs in the 38th round; the 1,133 pick to be exact. “I received the […]

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