Next generation of power

Next generation of power

Students in the Money Energy Power class at Champlain Valley Union High School came up with the idea as a class project to put in an electric vehicle charging station at CVU. The students worked with Green Mountain Power to install the station that is now in service. Green Mountain Power’s commitment to a comprehensive… Read More »

Ruff! Ruff! Ruff! My knee hurts!

Ruff! Ruff! Ruff! My knee hurts!

By Dr. Garrett Levin, DVM, Diplomate ACVS As the winter season is upon us and the snow falls on the mountains, we look forward to spending time outside with our dogs. Whether you enjoy Alpine or Nordic skiing, injuries, in both us and our best friends, are not unusual. One of the most common orthopedic… Read More »

Vermont Rail System plans worry town officials

Vermont Rail System plans worry town officials

A new Vermont Rail System transfer station proposed for 19-acres west of Harbour Industries along Route 7 is being described by Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo as potentially the single most impactful event that Shelburne has ever seen. Vermont Rail System plans to move part of its Burlington operations out of the city and into… Read More »

Community Solar Array projects on the rise

Community Solar Array projects on the rise

SunCommon of Waterbury Center will build a one-acre solar array on Hinesburg resident Marilyn Brown’s property at 534 Fletcher Farm Road. The Hinesburg Planning Commission reviewed the project on Nov. 25 and voted 6-0 in support of the array that will serve about 30 Vermont households. “We feel the size and scale of the proposed… Read More »

Toxic toy law falls short of protecting children

Toxic toy law falls short of protecting children

By Cameron Kovach Community concern over chemicals in water had some investigating the safety of Hinesburg’s fluoridation program, but what about all of the other chemicals we encounter on a daily basis? A new law in Vermont plans to limit children’s exposure to toxic chemicals, but some local toy manufacturers have their doubts. According to… Read More »

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