Talking tolerance: The book is open, start turning pages

Talking tolerance: The book is open, start turning pages

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Christel Tonoki stood in the Champlain Valley Union High School gymnasium in front of 1,300 of her fellow students last week, gathered for a school-wide assembly for Black History month. A few dozen students stood with Tonoki as she told her story, how during her freshman year she created a book… Read More »

GMP, Renewable Energy tout home battery incentive program: “Bring Your Own Device” program offers $850 credit per kilowatt to homeowners

GMP, Renewable Energy tout home battery incentive program: “Bring Your Own Device” program offers $850 credit per kilowatt to homeowners

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Reporters filled Carole McCay’s Hinesburg living room Tuesday morning to report on the installation of a battery. But it’s not just any battery. The intimate home setting was where Green Mountain Power and Renewable Energy Vermont announced an energy partnership to help install home batteries across the state. The companies are… Read More »

Sugaring season

Sugaring season

Dana Bishop checks on the hot syrup in the evaporator at Shelburne Farms on Monday morning. It was the first day of boiling this sugar season.

CVU girls No. 1 seed, easily win first round

CVU girls No. 1 seed, easily win first round

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent The Champlain Valley girls basketball team entered the season on a mission: return to Patrick Gym. After falling in last season’s Division I state championship to St. Johnsbury, the Redhawks are determined to return to the top this year. CVU will do so as the No. 1 seed in the… Read More »

Tesla burns on frozen Shelburne Bay

Tesla burns on frozen Shelburne Bay

Shelburne dispatch received a call about a car on fire in Shelburne Bay at roughly 8:15 p.m. Sunday. But it wasn’t just any car fire. “When I got on scene, the vehicle was approximately 400-yards out near the boat moorings and about 50-yards from shore,” Shelburne Fire Chief Jerry Ouimet said. “It was fully involved… Read More »

Vermont Day School wins Science and Technology Grant to expand program

Vermont Day School wins Science and Technology Grant to expand program

Vermont Day School is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering  Hands-On Science and Technology Grant program. The VASE HOST grant program is intended to provide funding to support project-based technical learning and experimentation. “The mission of the VASE HOST Grant program strongly aligns with what we aim… Read More »

Shelburne voters ask chiefs about new fire and rescue station: Good turnout for first of many public information meetings on proposed Shelburne Road project

Shelburne voters ask chiefs about new fire and rescue station: Good turnout for first of many public information meetings on proposed Shelburne Road project

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Shelburne voters are being asked to enter into a purchase agreement to potentially buy 2.3 acres of land at the intersection of Route 7 and Longmeadow Drive. With voter approval, the land would be the site for a new combined fire and rescue station. On Monday night, residents gathered at… Read More »

CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent ESSEX – For the second year in a row, the Vermont high school gymnastics state championships came down to the wire. Unfortunately for Champlain Valley, this year they were on the losing end. Essex, just one year after having their longtime hold of the state title snapped by the Redhawks,… Read More »

HeART Show 2019 exhibit shows love to Outright

HeART Show 2019 exhibit shows love to Outright

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Valentine’s Day may have been last week, but the celebration continues at Rustic Roots café in Shelburne where 94 unique heart-shaped of works of art deck the walls in a fundraising exhibition that runs through March.  Colorful, whimsical and poignant, HeART Show 2019’s collection is up for auction with proceeds going to… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

News from Pierson Library

Construction update Lots of mud on site this week, but work continues. As the new electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and mechanical systems are finalized in town hall, the wallboard is beginning to be replaced in the basement. The library roof should be completed by the end of this week and the plywood sheathing and temporary… Read More »

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