AARP and Sorrell partner in scam outreach effort

The AARP Fraud Watch Network lit up the phone lines today as part of a Reverse Boiler Room, dialing thousands of residents to warn them about two leading imposter scams hitting thousands of Vermonters – the IRS and tech support scams. Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell joined AARP Vermont volunteers and staff in Boston along […]

Visions of Lake Champlain and Beyond

Visions of Lake Champlain and Beyond

The Luxton-Jones Gallery in Shelburne has announced the opening of a new exhibit titled Visions of Lake Champlain and Beyond. The public is invited to the opening celebration, with the artists in attendance, which will take place from 2pm to 7pm on Saturday, Sept. 26. This new exhibit and sale will be on display at […]

CCV to offer free workforce development courses and workshops

Community College of Vermont will begin offering several free workforce development courses and workshops at five of the College’s academic centers across the state in October. These new training programs are designed to equip students with technical skills and industry certifications in high-demand sectors, with a focus on manufacturing, technology, business applications, and health and […]

Apple hide and seek: Apples to iPods contest begins

Apple hide and seek: Apples to iPods contest begins

By Megan Humphrey Apples are such a sweet part of September and a common thread in so many memories of autumn. The fresh corn and juicy tomatoes give way to the smell of applesauce filling the house, apple pie delivered to friends, a bowl of apples on the table. Apples are hiding and we seek […]

Black Dog Syndrome: pet adopter bias explained

Black Dog Syndrome: pet adopter bias explained

By Brigitte Thompson of VT Dog Rescue When choosing a dog there are many factors to consider including personality, energy level, gender, age, breed and color. What determines the right match varies from person to person, but those who work in dog rescue will tell you black dogs spend the most time waiting to be […]

The Readers Write

Save the teasels Every August I wait to see if the teasels on the south side of Barstow Rd. near Governors Lane will survive the roadside mowing. They never do and I assume that it is due to a lack of knowledge of this special plant in this special location. This year I thought it […]

Collette U-Haul issued notice of violations

Annie Geratowski, the Development Review Board Administrator and Enforcement Officer, sent Andrew and Catherine Collette, the owners of APC Property, LLC, a formal notice of ten violations of the Zoning Bylaws regarding their U-Haul business at 2800 Shelburne Road on July 24, 2015. Carole Obuchowski, the attorney representing the Collettes, filed a notice of appeal […]