Illick promoted to VP of business development

Illick promoted to VP of business development

ReArch Company, a development, construction management, and property management firm, has promoted John G. Illick to vice president of business development. He will work in tandem with chief operating officer Stephen Savell to identify, vet, and pursue new real estate development, construction, and property management opportunities. Additionally, Illick will manage the leasing of various development… Read More »

Lyric scholarship

For 45 years, Lyric Theatre Company has been a part of the local arts community. Each year, the organization helps an area high school senior defray expenses during their freshman year of college by offering a $2,000 scholarship titled the Delano-Nulty Award. Criteria for the award includes involvement in theatre through Lyric Theatre Company, school… Read More »

High profile sex offender released after 30 years: Gregory J. Gabert considered high-risk to re-offend, according to Vermont Corrections Department

MIKE DONOGHUE Correspondent One of the most dangerous sex offenders in Vermont history will be released from prison on Monday after spending more than 30 years behind bars for his crimes, officials said. Gregory J. Gabert, 50, planned to reside in South Burlington, according to the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations, but Gabert is reportedly… Read More »

Earth Hour celebration

Earth Hour celebration

The Shelburne Field House at 166 Athletic Drive hosts a concert Saturday, March 30, 8 to 11:30 p.m., in celebration of Earth Hour. The concert features two Shelburne-based bands, SWALE and The Nancy Druids, outdoors on the athletic field. Like an outdoor summer event, attendees are welcome to bring lawn chairs, and blankets, as well… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Forest Bathing: Learning to connect with nature “Forest Bathing” and “taking in the atmosphere of the forest” are both direct translations of Shinrin-Yoku, the scientifically-backed Japanese tradition of nature immersion for wellness that began in 1982 and is just now catching on in the United States. Occurring throughout the different seasons of Vermont, this series… Read More »

Empowering students through digital citizenship

How does a school that consciously limits technology teach its students to use the internet? At Lake Champlain Waldorf School, sixth grade teacher Rebekah Hopkinson has embarked on a new Cyber Civics curriculum in typical Waldorf fashion: an intentional, deep dive that teaches emotional intelligence as much as it does digital citizenship. Now, on April 11 from 7-8:30 p.m.,… Read More »

Maple Open House

Maple Open House

It was Vermont’s annual Maple Open House Weekend, March 23-24, and two of Shelburne’s sugar houses were bustling with activity as people from all over descended for the sweet stuff. Shelburne Sugarworks and Palmer’s Sugar House both offered sugar on snow and the chance to sample different grades of syrup. Best of all, Saturday’s snow… Read More »

Open letter to Vermont Commissioner of Health

In your Feb. 25, 2019 letter to Congress, you call for censorship of online vaccine “misinformation,” meaning reports or science that contradict the health department’s “state-sanctioned” messaging, which has included supporting the removal of all non-medical exemptions to vaccines. I find this deeply disturbing, and an obvious attack on an individual’s right to free and… Read More »