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 »

Parks & Rec News

Last call for fall soccer registration May 31 Sign up in May before the price goes up. The Shelburne Recreation Soccer league is for students entering grades first-sixth in fall 2019. ​Register by May 31 and pay $30. Registration fee after May 31 is $55. Registrations received after Friday, Aug. 9, will be placed on… Read More »

Growing tomatoes in the home garden

DEBORAH J. BENOIT Extension Master Gardener University of Vermont Nothing compares to plucking a ripe tomato off the vine and indulging in its sweet taste. The good news is, whether you have the space for a large garden or are limited to containers on a sunny porch, you can grow your own tomatoes. The choices can… Read More »

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