Annette’s First Annual Community Pasta Dinner success

Annette’s First Annual Community Pasta Dinner success

Andrea Sambrook, Annette’s Preschool and The Clubhouse director/owner The First Annual Community Pasta Dinner held at Annette’s Preschool on Feb 20 was a great success. The Insider’s String Trio played as community members of all ages shared in a delicious meal, face painting and an exciting raffle of local restaurant gift certificates. A total of […]

Tips to live better in retirement

Tips to live better in retirement

Submitted by StatePoint The conceptions and realities of retirement have changed a great deal over the past several decades, giving many seniors misgivings about the future. But your golden years can be happy, healthy and productive, experts say. “For many individuals, confusion, fear and an overwhelming sense of powerlessness accompany the prospect of growing old […]

Beer in Vermont, important to the economy

Beer in Vermont, important to the economy

Cameron Kovach, Vermont correspondent Vermont’s craft beer industry has experienced remarkable growth. In just five years, the number of breweries in the state has more than doubled. Today, we have more craft breweries per capita than any other state. It’s not just the quantity of breweries, though, that’s impressive. Vermont brewers have gained an international […]

Big changes for CCTA and Green Mountain Transit Agency

Big changes for CCTA and Green Mountain Transit Agency

Staff report In the coming months, the Chittenden County Transportation Authority and the Green Mountain Transit Agency will rebrand to become Green Mountain Transit. The merger became legal in 2011, now a formal rebranding is taking place to promote one unified regional agency. In conjunction with the rebranding effort, Green Mountain Transit will introduce new […]

News From Abroad: First impressions

News From Abroad: First impressions

Jessica Hella, Guest columnist As the plane descends, the romanticized visions of Barcelona that had been crowding my mind for months come to fruition. From the jet window, the water below resembles the pastel strokes of a Monet painting. My mind wanders to imaginary titles for the work of art unfolding below me. “Mediterranean Coast,” […]

Living Economically

Laurie Caswell Burke, Wind Ridge columnist Miss the Paris Climate Summit? Here’s an opportunity much closer to home. A second climate summit in Randolph takes place on Feb. 22. Last February, the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) hosted the first Vermont Climate Economy Summit at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. I attended this gathering […]

The bird’s eye view of Boston Neary

The bird’s eye view of Boston Neary

Boston Neary Nature Photography’s “A Bird’s Eye View of The Beauty of Shelburne Bay, Vermont and Beyond” is on display at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne. “I am beyond honored to have my first public showing at All Souls Interfaith Gathering,” Neary said. “It is truly one of the most beautiful and peaceful places […]

Throat singing comes to Burlington

Throat singing comes to Burlington

Young Tradition Vermont and New City Galerie will bring three of the most fascinating musicians in the world to New City Galerie at 132 Church Street in Burlington for an intimate, acoustic concert at 7pm on Sunday, Jan. 24. Doors will open at 6:30pm for general admission seating. Alash are masters of Tuvan throat singing, […]