Cold Press and Palmer’s Sugarhouse join farmers market

Cold Press and Palmer’s Sugarhouse join farmers market

ROSALYN GRAHAM Correspondent It’s been an exciting season for Shelburne Farmers Market this year with three Saturdays of sunny weather, happy crowds of shoppers and a great mix of vendors, some who have been at the market for its entire 14-year history, and some new in 2019. Introducing two more new vendors: Cold Pressed, who… Read More »

Habitat plants for pest management

Habitat plants for pest management

We spend a lot of time and energy trying to get insects out of our gardens, but what if we thought about trying to bring more in? Prior to taking the University of Vermont Extension Master Gardener course, I got queasy around the insects I saw in my vegetable garden, assuming they were all visiting… Read More »

Graduates asked to embrace adversity and diversity

Graduates asked to embrace adversity and diversity

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Light red, dark red, brick red, maroon, crimson, scarlet. Hues of red were the dominant colors signaling Redhawk loyalty inside the University of Vermont’s Patrick Gymnasium Friday as hundreds gathered for Champlain Valley Union High School’s graduation ceremony. Also in evidence, before the ceremony even began, was lots of hugging. People… Read More »

All-level Karma yoga at All Souls

All-level Karma yoga at All Souls

Yoga Roots and All Souls Interfaith Gathering of Shelburne announce the fourth year of Karma Yoga where Yoga Roots’ instructors lead an all-levels yoga class on select Sundays, 8 to 9 a.m., throughout the summer. Classes are by donation. This year’s proceeds support Common Roots, a South Burlington nonprofit community organization connecting farmers, educators, youth,… Read More »

Redhawks baseball avenges lone loss, nabs state title

Redhawks baseball avenges lone loss, nabs state title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BURLINGTON – Getting ready to head to the Division I state championship, the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) baseball team watched a victorious boys lacrosse team roll into the parking lot. The Redhawks watched their schoolmates celebrate their seventh straight state title and got inspired. “We got a boost from that,” said… Read More »

Selectboard approves Shelburne solar deal

Selectboard approves Shelburne solar deal

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Long after the upstairs meeting room at the Shelburne town offices emptied out Tuesday night, three members of the selectboard without fanfare emerged from a closed-door session to cast a unanimous vote for a solar-power deal meant to last for the next 25 years. The board directed Town Manager Lee Krohn to… Read More »

Rice Memorial High School graduates class of 2019

Rice Memorial High School graduates class of 2019

JULIA BAILEY-WELLS Community News Service Rice Memorial High School graduated 89 students on Sunday from 22 Vermont towns, nine foreign countries and just one other state, New Jersey. Lined with athletic championship banners, the gymnasium at the private South Burlington Catholic school brimmed with about 800 of the graduating seniors’ friends and family members. Sarah… Read More »