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… Read More »

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,”… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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,… Read More »

Mandated lunchroom veggies hitting trash in some schools sparks debate

A new school lunch study touts visual proof kids are tossing federally mandated fruits and veggies into trash bins less than a month before congress votes on whether to reauthorize a controversial program requiring healthier school lunches. The new University of Vermont study, published online in Public Health Reports on Aug. 25, is the first… Read More »

Diamond Island Regatta supports maritime education

Diamond Island Regatta supports maritime education

Taking the yacht out at Point Bay usually leads to a nice cruise through Kingsland Bay, Converse Bay, Barn Rock, or Basin Harbor, home of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, but Saturday, competitors gathered to race. Royal Savage Yacht Club hosted the Lake Champlain Championship Series event, The Diamond Island Regatta, at Point Bay Marina… Read More »