Lenore Budd: A passion for the great outdoors

Lenore Budd:  A passion for the great outdoors

By Phyl Newbeck Lenore Budd is passionate about trails. When she moved to South Burlington in 1989 she got involved with a group of women who wanted to develop a recreation path and ended up serving on that committee for 13 years. It was only natural that when she moved to Hinesburg eight years ago […]

Set building with Roger Howland

Set building with Roger Howland

Two years after the Shelburne Players theater group was formed in 2002, Roger and Betsy Howland saw a need, and found a solution for the budding company. The empty-nesters began the hobby of set building, after all they built their own house. “It’s been 35 years and it’s almost done,” Roger Howland said of his […]

Notable Neighbors: Elaine Day: A Lifelong Love of Writing

Notable Neighbors: Elaine Day: A Lifelong Love of Writing

When she was three years old Elaine Day was penning fiction. By the age of seven she had entered a publishing contest with a scathing indictment of a political administration. Her choice of topics may have changed, but Day continues to write. These days, her writing is done for others and often without her name […]

Dawn Morgan: Switching Careers for Your Health and Hers

Dawn Morgan: Switching Careers for Your Health and Hers

Dawn Morgan had worked for many years as an accountant when she decided to try something new. Accounting involves a lot of sitting at a desk and the sitting was taking a toll physically on her. She needed something active, physical, with less computer time and more people time. A self-described introvert, Morgan knew she […]

Boston Neary captures stunning images of Vermont birds

Boston Neary captures stunning images of Vermont birds

By Amanda Holman One could say that Boston Neary got her start in bird photography by just winging it. The now-accomplished photographer, known for her landscape and wildlife photography, had never taken photos past what she could capture with her iPhone before moving to Vermont four years ago. However, when she moved into her new […]

Notable Neighbors: Joe Colangelo

Notable Neighbors: Joe Colangelo

by Sadie Williams While the concept of the gap year has recently become popularized to the extent that it may lose its original virtue (that of self-exploration born of intense struggle, anxiety, and a breaking from previous routines) we should still be thankful for the gap year in that, without it, Town Manager Joe Colangelo […]