State identifies four summer safety corridors

The State Highway Safety Office of the Vermont Agency of Transportation has announced the locations of the 2019 Operation Safety Corridor that will be the focus of a public awareness campaign now through the end of August. Created by the Agency of Transportation, Vermont State Police, and Department of Motor Vehicles in 2017, Operation Safety… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

22nd Annual Back to the Beach Night Tuesday, June 18, from 6-8 p.m.   Join us at Shelburne Beach for a fun picnic to kick off the start of beach season. A bounce house will provide entertainment for the kids, and be sure to bring your swimsuit. Please bring a dish to share for the picnic.… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

News from Pierson Library

Library construction update Progress continues to be made on all fronts simultaneously; every day a number of different crews are on site working hard. The big dig on the north side of the building is trenching to hook up to the sewer, with a second trench to handle all the storm water from the town… Read More »

Small Dog Follies

Small Dog Follies

Wake Robin has a special club that boasts mental health benefits for all who join including the four-legged members. Each Saturday at Wake Robin, the “Small Dog Follies” group meets at the park with their dogs. Currently a club of eight retirees, the group gets together for both human and K-9 socialization. From left to… Read More »

School bus passing

In early March, police reported three incidents of vehicles passing school buses while the red bus lights were flashing. On March 4, police received a call with a license plate and vehicle description. Police located the vehicle and issued the driver a warning. On March 5 and March 8, police received similar calls and issued… Read More »

MacVean-Brown elected as Vermont Episcopal Church bishop

MacVean-Brown elected as Vermont Episcopal Church bishop

The Episcopal Church in Vermont announced the election of Rev. Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown, Interim Rector at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Franklin, Ind., as its 11th bishop diocesan. MacVean-Brown was elected on the first ballot of the Special Electing Convention held May 18 in Burlington, receiving 41 votes in the clergy order and 69 votes… Read More »

Aphasia Choir: The healing power of song

Aphasia Choir: The healing power of song

MELISSA CRONIN Correspondent “It’s like magic.” That’s how South Burlington resident Kate Hill describes what it’s like to sing. Hill suffered a stroke 20 years ago, resulting in expressive aphasia, a condition in which there is an impairment in language, including difficulty producing or comprehending spoken or written words. Aphasia is usually due to an… Read More »