Bridging the generation gap with a selfie and some smiles

Bridging the generation gap with a selfie and some smiles

Though there was a noticeable lack of duck lips, and no one ended up posting their hottest picture on Instagram, selfies were the main scene last week at Wake Robin in Shelburne. Thanks to Carly Stine and the Champlain Valley Union High School students who volunteer with her through the nonprofit Technology for Tomorrow, sixteen… Read More »

Vermont Rail’s controversial project abuts The Nature Conservancy

Vermont Rail’s controversial project abuts The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy in Shelburne borders land on Route 7 being developed by Vermont Rail System for transfer station operations that are slated to include salt and fuel storage. The conservancy filed a petition to be included in the proceedings for Vermont Rail’s Act 250 permit. The conservancy would like a cooperative solution that addresses… Read More »

Shelburne’s Julia Luckett to host gallery opening in Burlington

Shelburne’s Julia Luckett to host gallery opening in Burlington

An abiding interest in imagery, human connection and storytelling often lures photographers to their craft. The medium encourages an exploration of subjects and issues and allows for creativity, Julia Luckett, 25, of Shelburne said. She will join Rick Peyser, Janice Nadworny and Charlene Farmer-Lewey to host a gallery opening from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Uncommon… Read More »

Pioneering the Vermont growler movement

Pioneering the Vermont growler movement

Ever since the early days of Vermont’s beer boom, beer lovers around the state have been passionate about their growlers. As local craft beer brewing became a full-blown craze, those 64-ounce jugs of deliciousness have become more popular with local drinkers as well as beer tourists, who come to Vermont specifically to get a taste… Read More »

Young hero keeps pushing forward

Young hero keeps pushing forward

The Vermont Air National Guard sponsors the Young Hero Program to recognize children living with life-changing health issues. It is designed to pay tribute to their courage and dignity. Lauren Hunt, 14, of Shelburne received the Young Hero Award at University of Vermont Medical Center on March 16. This award was presented by Lt. Col.… Read More »

A flipping good time with Green Mountain Warriors

A flipping good time with Green Mountain Warriors

“In a million years I never thought I’d be flipping tires and carrying buckets of rocks at 5:45 in the morning, never mind twice a week,” said Gina Douglas Normand. Normand is one of 20 others ranging in age from 25 to 65, of all athletic skill levels, who make up the Green Mountain Warriors… Read More »

Vermont Stage offers up Dancing Lessons

Vermont Stage offers up <em>Dancing Lessons</em>

Vermont Stage is pleased to announce that its production of Dancing Lessons, written by Mark St. Germain, will be playing at FlynnSpace in Burlington through March 27. Appearing on stage in Vermont for the first time, Dancing Lessons is about a scientist with Asperger’s who knocks on the door of his neighbor, a Broadway dancer… Read More »