Spring sports warm up as winter, fall accolades continue

Spring sports warm up as winter, fall accolades continue

GIRLS LACROSSE The Champlain Valley Union girls lacrosse team opened the season with a 10-7 win over host South Burlington on Tuesday night, outscoring their opponent 6-3 in the second half to earn the victory. Cate Noel led the attack for the Redhawks (1-0) with four goals, while Lydia Maitland tallied twice. Bella Rieley scored… Read More »

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COMMUNITY BURLINGTON North End Studio A She Who Walks in the Moonlight April 14: 7 p.m. The Accaliae host a night celebrating the Moon with stories, belly and contemporary dance, burlesque, puppetry. $15 at door. Benefits Vermont Family Network & Puppets in Education. 294 N. Winooski Ave. puppetsineducation.org CHARLOTTE Charlotte Grange #398 Annual Rummage Sale April 21-28. Volunteers needed.… Read More »

Elizabeth Bunsen: Lifelong artist continually redefines her work

Elizabeth Bunsen: Lifelong artist continually redefines her work

Elizabeth Bunsen describes her art as an “ongoing conversation.” Burlington City Arts must agree, since this year the 63-year-old Charlotte resident received the Barbara Smail Award given to mid-career artists who, among other criteria, are “expanding their creative experience.” The award was particularly moving for Bunsen since she displayed Smail’s work at Passepartout, the gallery… Read More »

Spring training

Spring training

High school athletes are hitting the tracks and courts in anticipation of spring sports getting under way soon. First tennis matches are Friday. Lacrosse starts Saturday. See the CVU Spring Sports Preview on pages 14-15.

Dog owners and their dogs learn to be a therapy team

Dog owners and their dogs learn to be a therapy team

by Rosalyn Graham Dog owners turned out last week to learn about the role therapy dogs can play in the community by providing companionship and comfort to many people and about the process to certify a therapy dog. The guest speaker was professional dog trainer Deb Helfrich, a founding member of Therapy Dogs of Vermont,… Read More »

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COMMUNITY BURLINGTON North End Studio A She Who Walks in the Moonlight April 14: 7 p.m. The Accaliae host a night celebrating the Moon with stories, belly and contemporary dance, burlesque, puppetry. $15 at door. Benefits Vermont Family Network & Puppets in Education. 294 N. Winooski Ave. puppetsineducation.org CASTLETON Vermont Student Assistance Corp. Castleton University College & Career Pathways… Read More »

Rice Lumber: Full steam ahead

Rice Lumber: Full steam ahead

  Construction is fully underway at the site of the new Rice Lumber operation on U.S. Rt. 7 just north of Shelburne Village. David Carroll, left, company sales manager and treasurer, said plans are on track to open the expanded facility later this year, replacing and expanding the 80-year-old retail and wholesale building supply store… Read More »

Summer camp can be fun for kids and parents, too

Summer camp can be fun for kids and parents, too

Editor’s note: Mention “summer camp” to people with school-age children and they likely will immediately think of packing up their kids to spend a week or more off in the woods near a lake learning to paddle a canoe, shoot with a bow and arrow, sing around a campfire, and make arts and crafts and… Read More »

Paintings bridge artist’s Armenian heritage, New England life

Paintings bridge artist’s Armenian heritage, New England life

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne hosts “Anecdotes: Paintings by Philip Hagopian,” opening April 13 through May 29. The gallery plans a public reception Friday, April 13, 6-8 p.m. at 86 Falls Road. Hagopian is an internationally acclaimed artist who has lived and painted in Lamoille County for many years. Born in 1959 in Massachusetts, the youngest of nine children to… Read More »