Clean power for clean water

Op-Ed By Julie Moore There’s been a lot of conversation lately around how to fund long-term clean water efforts in Vermont. Having personally worked on waterway clean-up in Vermont for 15 years, I am deeply aware of the long-term nature of the challenges we’re facing. We are a small state with a big task ahead… Read More »

‘What I learned in high school… last week’

Op-Ed By Sen. Bernie Sanders Last year, more than 60,000 people died from opioid overdoses in the United States. That’s more Americans dying in one year than during the entire 19 years of the Vietnam War. In our small state, 112 Vermonters died from a drug overdose, which is three times as many as died in 2010. And what’s… Read More »

Guitarist Peter Griggs plays free holiday concert Sunday

Trinity Episcopal Church will host international guitarist and composer Peter Griggs this Sunday at 7 p.m. for a holiday concert. “Music For An Old English Christmas” is a selection of traditional English music associated with the Christmas season including wassailing songs, Morris dances and ballads such as the New Year’s version of “Greensleeves.” “Wassailing songs… Read More »

Charlotte author’s book of poems tells horse stories of her youth

Adorned with artwork from Stowe painter Douglas Scribner, the slim-bound volume of Charlotte author Kathleen McKinley Harris’ equestrian poetry is making its way to independent bookstores in the community. Flying Pig and Hopkins bookstores in Shelburne are first, but the soft-spoken former school teacher beams at the challenge of getting her work into the hands… Read More »

Governor’s Institutes to run special Winter Weekends

The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont announces the opening of the application for two February Winter Weekends for high school students. All Vermont high school and technical center students are invited to attend. These two-day academic and arts programs will take place at Goddard College. Weekend tuition is $10-$295 depending on family ability to pay. Topics… Read More »

School budget process continues

Administrators and school board members in the Champlain Valley School District have begun the process for building the school budget for 2018-19 school year. Feedback and meetings so far have sent a message that the community wants to keep a high caliber of education while finding cost-cutting efficiencies in the new unified school district, school… Read More »

Coach Brennan made a mark

Coach Brennan made a mark

Former men’s basketball head coach Tom Brennan, his wife Lynn, and family celebrate Brennan’s court dedication on Monday night at Patrick Gym.

Field hockey players earn all-state honors

Champlain Valley Union High School’s Lydia Maitland and Bella Rieley headlined the all-state awards this season for the field hockey team. Maitland and Rieler, both seniors, were named to the Twin State roster and the Metro Division first team for the Redhawks. Maitland was also named to the Burlington Free Press’s field hockey all-state first… Read More »

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