Vermont has high percentage of women farmers

Vermont has high percentage of women farmers

By Lettie Stratton Farming may have long been a male-dominated industry, but that is changing—especially in Vermont. USDA data on farming shows that Vermont has one of the highest percentages of women farmers in the country. Thirty-nine percent of Vermont farmers are women—that’s nearly 5,000 female farmers, and more than 22 percent of those women… Read More »

CVU girls basketball team makes history

CVU girls basketball team makes history

By Eli Hark Champlain Valley Union High School’s Girls Basketball team continued their win streak to 75 games without a loss passing Oxbow’s record for longest win streak in the VPA’s history after beating Rice 53-25. When freshman make varsity you always know there is something special and that they have the drive that most… Read More »

Fifth annual All Shook Up Variety Show

Fifth annual All Shook Up Variety Show

The fifth annual All Shook Up Variety Show will be held from 7pm to 9:30pm at FlynnSpace in Burlington on Jan 15. The cost is $30 per person / $10 with a student ID. There will be free refreshments during intermission. This family-friendly evening will raise funds for scholarships to send children with special needs… Read More »

Glycol leak causes evacuation at nearby school

Glycol leak causes evacuation at nearby school

Charlotte Central School was evacuated for the day Dec. 9. Students were brought by bus to the Charlotte Congregational Church after an initially unidentified smell, that was causing some students and staff members to become lightheaded, was discovered coming from the boiler room. In a recording sent to parents, Chittenden South Supervisory Union Chief of… Read More »

Locals set off on western ski adventure

Locals set off on western ski adventure

By Andy McClellan Just after final exams end at UVM, Tim McClellan of Shelburne and six others will set off on a ski adventure via a converted school bus that will take them across the country in search of powder in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana and perhaps British Columbia. McClellan, a senior at UVM and… Read More »

Scouts lend a helping hand to the homeless

Scouts lend a helping hand to the homeless

By Annmarie Curley, Wolf Den Co-Leader The 2nd grade Wolf den, from Shelburne Cub Scout Pack 607, selected the families at Harbor Place as the recipient of their community service project, a requirement on the Wolf Achievement Track. The cub scouts worked with their families, and Shelburne resident Laura Hall and her 4th grade daughter… Read More »

SBPA mixer meets at the Country Christmas Loft

SBPA mixer meets at the Country Christmas Loft

Members of the Shelburne Business and Professional Association (and prospective members) gathered at the Country Christmas Loft on Shelburne Road last Thursday evening to network with other local business people, and to hear about a local business where it’s Christmas all year round. Steve Mayfield, left, who with his wife Deb, recently purchased the Christmas… Read More »

A conversation between the ages

A conversation between the ages

By Julia Beerworth, Endeavour history and language arts teacher Everyone has a story to tell. Wake Robin resident John Hennessey remarks that “it’s quite wonderful every day” to be married to the first and only female governor of the state. He has fond memories of countless cities he visited with his wife, former Governor Madeleine… Read More »

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