Shelburne Public Works construction

This week in Shelburne, contractors will be working primarily on Webster Road at the Webster Road Pump Station. Next week, a crew will be cutting pavement in preparation for the Harbor Road sewer line replacement which is scheduled to begin June 18. That project will continue through August. Expect some traffic delays in these areas. Public… Read More »

Continuing their 66-game streak, CVU girls tennis wins big

Continuing their 66-game streak, CVU girls tennis wins big

For the fourth year in a row, Champlain Valley Union High School girls tennis won against sixth-seeded South Burlington in the Division I championship. Friday’s showdown was the sixth year the two teams were head-to-head in the championship, and CVU won big at 7-0. All five Redhawks singles players and both doubles teams won their… Read More »

That makes six championships for CVU boys lacrosse

That makes six championships for CVU boys lacrosse

By Tom O’Leary The top-seeded Champlain Valley Union High School boys lacrosse team continued their dynastic reign as they defeated third-ranked BFA-St. Albans 16-6 for the Division I crown on Saturday. The final matchup came at the University of Vermont’s Virtue Field where the Redhawks (17-1) never trailed the Bobwhites (12-5) en route to their… Read More »

A slow start for snapping turtles

A slow start for snapping turtles

by Brett Amy Thelan One moonless May evening, my husband and I walked down to our local pond, flashlights in hand, to look for toads. We were delighted to discover hundreds of them, floating, darting and jockeying for position in an explosion of courtship. Their surround-sound trills left our ears ringing. The toads were frenzied,… Read More »

Sexual harassment law goes into effect July 1

By Kelsey Neubauer VTDigger.org An anti-sexual harassment bill that takes effect July 1 will improve statewide sexual harassment reporting, ban policies that make it difficult for survivors to report misconduct, and kick-start an education campaign to foster safer internal reporting by victims inside companies. The goal of the law, passed as H.707, is to ensure workers… Read More »