Encore: Mozart festival entertains new offers

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent As they regroup in the wake of this summer’s cancelled concert season, volunteers with the Vermont Mozart Festival say they are optimistic that new leaders may emerge to take over the troubled but popular musical endeavor. Just last week, Gene Richards said he received two unsolicited, “encouraging” inquiries from people interested in… Read More »

Mix of peace and justice groups gather to protest F-35 fighter jets

Mix of peace and justice groups gather to protest F-35 fighter jets

MIRANDA JONSWOLD Correspondent MADELINE CLARK Staff Writer “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! The F-35 has got to go!” “Bernie, Leahy, Welch, and Miro: don’t make Burlington Ground Zero!” Wielding their shields and donning their capes, the self-proclaimed “Guardians of Peace and Planet” cast the power of protest in a demonstration Sunday against the F-35 fighter jets.… Read More »

Raising the Black Lives Matter flag

We propose that the Black Lives Matter flag will be raised at Champlain Valley Union High School in honor of Black History Month. We affirm that Black Lives Matter is a peaceful and empowering grassroots movement, advocating for racial justice and collective liberation. By raising the flag, we hope to make CVU a more inclusive… Read More »

Kathleen Keenan’s On Tuesdays We Iron: Memoirs of Ione Lacy Keenan

Kathleen Keenan’s On Tuesdays We Iron: Memoirs of Ione Lacy Keenan

Kathleen Keenan of Burlington has published a book, On Tuesdays We Iron: Memoirs of Ione Lacy Keenan. Ione Lacy (Keenan’s mother, and grandmother of Pierson Library Director Lara Keenan) was born in 1921 and grew up in Windsor, Vermont. Immediately following her graduation from the University of Vermont in 1944 she married fellow University of… Read More »

Louise Gibbs joins Westview Investment Advisors

Louise Gibbs joins Westview Investment Advisors

Shelburne native Louise Gibbs has joined WestView Investment Advisors in Burlington as a Financial Services Coordinator. Louise is a recent graduate from Saint Michael’s College with a BA in Business Economics and minors in both Business and Political Science. “Enthusiastic, naturally curious and people-oriented, we are thrilled to have her join our team and look… Read More »