There are a few things bugging me and I need to get them off my chest. First thing, unless you’re writing the checks stop bitching about race track weather polices. Sometimes they cancel “too early” because of the forecast, while other times they try to get it in only to have the drivers and crews […]
President’s list Mikala Clark of Williston was named to the Southern New Hampshire University President’s List for the spring 2017 semester. Elizabeth Gagne of Williston was named to the Vermont Technical College President’s List for the spring 2017 semester. Mitchell Ogle of Williston was named to the Minnesota State College Southeast President’s List for the […]
Tobacco use is still the leading cause of premature and preventable death, and is responsible for 480,000 deaths a year in the United States. Here in Vermont, the costs of smoking are estimated at $348 million in medical expenses and result in about 1,000 deaths each year. The good news is that research shows that […]
Explore Downtown Rutland and kick off an art-filled weekend with the Rutland Art Walk Friday, Aug. 11, 5-8 p.m. A collective of artists have all planned to open their gallery doors with light refreshments on hand for one night to highlight the growing and thriving visual arts scene in Rutland. While the public is invited […]
The Reining Horse Foundation (RHF) announces the recipients of $10,500 in academic and need-based scholarships for seven youth members: Terri-June Granger of Dothan, Ala.; David Gringeri of West Haven, Vt.; Nicholas Muir of Lynnwood, Wash.; Quinn Sutherland of Eureka, Mont.; Megan D’Andrea of Fowler, Ohio; Jarid Walton of Riverdale, Mich.; and Morgan Knerr of Plain […]
The innovative Lyndon State College hybrid Early Childhood Education program is addressing a demand for licensed Vermont educators and helping teachers meet new requirements to keep their jobs. The program, launched last fall, was developed to allow students with an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Community College of Vermont to transition directly to […]
Mel Motel has dedicated many hours to rehabilitating criminal offenders and the fractured community, and teaching others about how that can be done. “I’ve been working in restorative justice in different ways for about 12 years,” said Motel, who will take over as executive director of the Brattleboro Community Justice Center on Aug. 23. “It’s […]
Taking a walk or visiting the park this weekend could be all about the art with two major outdoor events scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The local “Art Walk,” in the downtown, organized by NeighborWorks of Western Vermont and one of its AmeriCorps volunteers, will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
While she came to Bennington as a professor of art history, Zirwat Chowdhury is ready to tackle the responsibilities of being the town’s new community development director. Chowdhury moved to Bennington in 2015 as a visiting faculty member at Bennington College. She met her future husband, Mark Anders, who works for the Bennington County Regional […]
Sean Hood, a 21-year-old from Barre, runs his own photography business while attending the Community College of Vermont, working part time for the last two years.