Funding available to support Vermont’s LGBTQ communities

Funding is now available for new or existing projects, programs, and organizations that serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities in Vermont through the Samara Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The Samara Fund’s mission is to help create vibrant Vermont LGBTQ communities and ensure that LGBTQ Vermonters are connected, healthy, appreciated, safe, and… Read More »

CVU boys win and lose, girls keep winning

CVU boys win and lose, girls keep winning

By LAUREN READ BOYS BASKETBALL CVU 61, St. Johnsbury 52: Champlain Valley rebounded from a weekend loss with a win over St. Johnsbury on Monday. The Redhawks overcame a 33-29 first half deficit to earn the win. Nikos Carroll scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half to lead CVU (9-7). Ethan Harvey… Read More »

Gruendling finalist for Community Spirit Award

Gruendling finalist for Community Spirit Award

Kate Gruendling of Shelburne was selected as a 2019 Distinguished Finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. A junior at Champlain Valley Union High School, Gruendling organized a virtual 5K race team in her community to participate in a 9/11 Heroes Run. Along… Read More »

Hinesburg man charged in burglary

A Hinesburg man has been charged with allegedly breaking into the Shelburne Tap House last week. Police reported a burglary at the Shelburne Road business just around 1 a.m. on Feb. 4. The suspect left the building and came back two more times that night into the early morning, stealing between $500 and $1,000 of… Read More »

Vermont’s Potential

From my experience in U.S. and global high growth areas, I see that Vermont has great potential. The strategy, which has led to success in other locations, encompasses a high quality of life, excellent K-12 education, the active participation of academe government and business, a robust infrastructure of roads, public transportation and high speed Internet,… Read More »

Making Mamma Mia!

Making Mamma Mia!

Peter Friedrichsen of Shelburne, left, works on set construction with set designer Cheri Forsythe for Lyric Theatre Company’s production of “Mamma Mia!” Also working towards the show’s opening night in April is Friedrichsen’s wife, Heather, co-chair for promotion, and his daughter, Emily, who plays the role of Sophie in the popular musical. Several hundred volunteers… Read More »

Re-elect Heins to selectboard

Jaime Heins will have my support on March 5. As an elected member of the selectboard, and an appointed member before that, Jaime has welcomed community members’ input in selectboard proceedings, encouraged the participation of new voices, and worked collaboratively with other board members. He promotes a thoughtful, inclusive and transparent public process that is… Read More »

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