News from Pierson Library

News from Pierson Library

Library construction update Progress continues to be made on all fronts simultaneously; every day a number of different crews are on site working hard. The big dig on the north side of the building is trenching to hook up to the sewer, with a second trench to handle all the storm water from the town… Read More »

Small Dog Follies

Small Dog Follies

Wake Robin has a special club that boasts mental health benefits for all who join including the four-legged members. Each Saturday at Wake Robin, the “Small Dog Follies” group meets at the park with their dogs. Currently a club of eight retirees, the group gets together for both human and K-9 socialization. From left to… Read More »

Hinesburg woman recognized for her growing business

Hinesburg woman recognized for her growing business

Julie Rubaud’s Red Wagon Plants is named the 2019 Vermont Woman-Owned Business of the Year by the Small Business Administration for its financial success, expansion and community involvement. Located on Shelburne Falls Road, the nursery grows and sells a variety of plants and flowers year-round. Rubaud grew up in a home with vegetable gardens and… Read More »

RMHS National Honor Society

RMHS National Honor Society

Students inducted into Rice Memorial High School’s 2019 Chapter of the National Honor Society. Criteria for acceptance is based on scholarship, leadership, character and service to others. Back row, from left, McKenzie Miller, Patrick Kwass and Will Bond. Front row, from left, Isabella Magg, Samantha Morgan and Alessandra Magg. Not pictured: Caroline McClintock and Madeline… Read More »

Regular season ends with wins and losses for CVU Redhawks

Regular season ends with wins and losses for CVU Redhawks

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent Champlain Valley girls tennis player Sophie Dauerman captured the high school individual state championship on Saturday. Dauerman defeated Hartford’s Phelan O’Keefe – 7-6 (4), 6-3 – in the final to capture her first individual state title. Dauerman beat Woodstock’s Momo Biele, last year’s individual runner-up, in a third-set tiebreaker in the… Read More »

Lefty pitching rules both CVU ball teams

Lefty pitching rules both CVU ball teams

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer While left-handed baseball pitchers are rare, left-handed softball pitchers are even more unique. But even more scarce is a school with a lefty starting pitcher in both softball and baseball. Meet Riley Canty and Ian Parent of Champlain Valley Union High School. Left-handed Canty has started every game for the Redhawks… Read More »

Aphasia Choir: The healing power of song

Aphasia Choir: The healing power of song

MELISSA CRONIN Correspondent “It’s like magic.” That’s how South Burlington resident Kate Hill describes what it’s like to sing. Hill suffered a stroke 20 years ago, resulting in expressive aphasia, a condition in which there is an impairment in language, including difficulty producing or comprehending spoken or written words. Aphasia is usually due to an… Read More »