This past summer, Farhad and Amtul Khan fulfilled a lifelong dream and a spiritual obligation: they completed their pilgrimage to Mecca. To learn more about their journey, the public is invited to attend “Hajj: A Spiritual Journey” on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Lawrence Memorial Library from 7-8:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by One […]
Shelly Pelletier of Greenfield was named to the Dean’s List at Community College of Vermont (CCV) iin Montpelier, Vt.
A new nursing course at the Windham Regional Career Center promises to connect students to jobs while also prepare them for future educational opportunities. The Nursing and Health Careers program aims to create multiple bridges into the health-care field. “We’re offering eight health-careers courses, six of which offer dual college credit,” said Paul Cohen, a […]
Max Emmons said he’s not a Five Guys fanatic or anything. The creator of the “Bring Five Guys Burger & Fries to Rutland” Facebook group wasn’t even first through the door when the burger chain — known for its generous servings of fries — finally opened for business at 11 a.m. last Wednesday. Emmons had […]
Four high schools have been chosen to pilot a new, much-anticipated course to strengthen math proficiencies in high school students before they graduate. Beginning with the 2019-20 academic year, the course, Essential Math for College and Careers, or EMC2, will be offered at Green Mountain Union High School, Richford Junior/Senior High School, Springfield High School […]
Winooski voters will decide on Town Meeting Day whether to invest in a second municipal parking garage to reduce competition for spots in the city’s $200 million redeveloped downtown. The new five-level garage would cost $9.7 million and accommodate roughly 300 vehicles. It would be built on what is now a dirt parking area along […]
John Beecy of Stowe and Nathan Raymond of Johnson were named to the fall president’s list at the Community College of Vermont in Montpelier. Named for student honors: Brandi Dybala and Racquel Miller of Stowe.
The Depot Street Garage may finally have a new use this summer as a craft distillery and tasting room. After two rounds of requests for proposals that were due in August 2018 and again in January, SC Spirits, LLC has emerged as the front-runner for putting the former town highway garage to use, with the […]
Community College of Vermont (CCV) student Sandy Sherman received a $2,500 medical assisting scholarship from the Brattleboro Rotary Club Gateway Foundation at a Feb. 7 award ceremony at CCV’s Brattleboro academic center. Sherman is the fifth recipient of the Jesse M. Corum IV Scholarship. The Brattleboro Rotary Club Gateway Foundation established the scholarship in September […]