By Meghan McCarthy McPhaul “Mom, there’s a really big crow in the compost,” my son said one day early this spring, followed closely by, “Wait. What is that bird? It’s huge!” I peeked out the back window to find a bird, huge indeed, a red head atop of cloak of black feathers, sitting on a… Read More »
Greg Liebert’s move from Shelburne to Charlotte was in stages. First, he moved his boats, then he moved his business, and finally he moved his family. Now he, his wife Donna, his 13 cars and a variety of other motorized vehicles happily share space with his firm Liebert Engineering. Now 62, Liebert spent four years… Read More »
In a Memorial Day tradition, local residents who gathered at Monday’s ceremony to honor local veterans took time to shake hands and individually thank the veterans in attendance. Shelburne U.S. Army veteran Spec. 4 Cullen Bullard greets neighbors and friends. See more Memorial Day photos page 16. For more coverage of Memorial Day click here
A pair of fox kits play around after dinner Sunday evening on Shelburne Point.
By Krista Hoffsis Do you enjoy spending time on Lake Champlain? Do you care about water quality and habitat? Join Lewis Creek Association and volunteers as we manage European frogbit and other aquatic invasive plants in Shelburne and Charlotte this June. Frogbit outings in the lower LaPlatte and Town Farm Bay provide great wildlife sightings… Read More »
Four Champlain Valley Union spring teams were rewarded for excellent regular seasons with the top seed ahead of the start of the postseason. With an undefeated season, the CVU girls tennis got the No. 1 seed and earned an automatic bid into the Division I quarterfinals, a good start as they chase yet another state… Read More »
BURLINGTON Community Sailing Center Grand opening June 2: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The new Community Waterfront Campus & Sailing Education Center hosts an all-day open house with free sailing, activities from our community partners, such as lakeside yoga with Evolution, ONE Art Center, rides on the Friendship Sloop with Whistling Man Schooner Co., meet… Read More »
Champlain Valley Union High School seniors swapped senior skip day for a senior service day Tuesday. About 50 students raked and trimmed trees on Mount Philo. Other groups spent the morning clearing trails, helping out at community schools and volunteering at local nonprofits. Students were excused from school after their morning of service. This version… Read More »
For more coverage click here. CVU’s catcher and co-captain Jacob Bortnick fist-bumps Storm Rushford at last Thursday’s Strike Out Cancer game on the Redhawks’ home field. CVU edged Essex for a 7-6 win. See story and photos on page 13.
A Memorial Day ceremony is set for noon on Wednesday, May 30, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center memorial walkway in White River Junction. The keynote speaker will be Col. Nathan Lord, of Waterbury, commander of the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and a career mountain infantry officer. All Vermont veterans are invited. Information: Katherine… Read More »