Looking up to their heroes

Looking up to their heroes

The Shelburne Police were out and about last week. Officers Bob Lake and Dan Eickenberg visited Puddle Jumpers Childcare and talked to the kids about their work. Uniforms were the style of the day and the kids were in full regalia for the event.

Jordan skis home for NCAAs

Jordan skis home for NCAAs

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent In last week’s NCAA Ski Championships, Saint Michael’s skier Colby Jordan had a unique leg up on the competition: he was skiing at home. Jordan, a Charlotte native and four-year skier at the Mount Mansfield Winter Academy, competed for the Purple Knights at the 2019 NCAA Ski Championships from March… Read More »

Mission control

Mission control

Ian Kilburn, right, dispatcher with the Shelburne Police Department, talks to some fifth-graders from Shelburne Community School on March 15. The students were looking for inspiration for an assignment to write a poem about public safety.

Erasing hate in dramatic fashion at Champlain Valley Union: CVU students present “The Laramie Project”

Erasing hate in dramatic fashion at Champlain Valley Union: CVU students present “The Laramie Project”

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Engrossed in the fall musical last October, director Candy Padula wasn’t paying much attention to the news. She often listened to the “Legally Blonde” soundtrack on repeat as she commuted to Champlain Valley Union High School. However, one day she listened to the news, right around the 20th anniversary of… Read More »

CVU boys hockey, basketball seasons end

CVU boys hockey, basketball seasons end

By LAUREN READ Correspondent After upsetting No. 2 BFA-St. Albans in the Division I boys hockey quarterfinals, Champlain Valley eyed a spot in the championship game. The Redhawks took on No. 6 Rice on Saturday in the semifinals, looking to earn a berth in Wednesday’s title game at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Instead it is the Green… Read More »

Junior League Diaper Bank opens

Junior League Diaper Bank opens

The Junior League of Champlain Valley (JLCV) held a ribbon cutting ceremony March 7 at their headquarters on Williston Road in South Burlington. The event officially established Chittenden County’s first Diaper Bank. Partnering with​ the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) and town food shelf programs in Hinesburg, Milton, Richmond, and Williston, JLCV reports the Diaper… Read More »

CVU girls lose final game to Hilltoppers: Redhawks unbeaten streak ends at 23-1 against defending champs

CVU girls lose final game to Hilltoppers: Redhawks unbeaten streak ends at 23-1 against defending champs

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BURLINGTON – For the entirety of the first half of Sunday’s Division I girls basketball championship game, Champlain Valley survived with their three-point game. But in the second half it was the long game of St. Johnsbury’s Neva Bostic that ultimately doomed the Redhawks’ chances at coming away with a… Read More »

The worst decision is no decision

The worst decision is no decision

Decisions can be scary. Without certainly knowing an outcome, people make choices every day. Some work out, and others provide unforeseen results. Both contribute to developing a healthy process for making decisions. By doing, people learn how it feels to make decisions and how they overcome internal and external factors that impede or help the… Read More »