January 24, 2018

Obituary

DOUGLAS ALAN LAWSON

January 23, 1941 – January 17, 2017 [Read more…]

Girls hoops camp

The Champlain Valley Union Girls Basketball Camp, under the direction of CVU varsity coach and former Dartmouth point guard Ute Otley, is set for June 26-30.

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14-1 win over Spaulding

Colin Vincent dives safety back to first during CVU's game versus So Burlington on Friday the 19th in So Burlington.

Colin Vincent dives safety back to first during CVU’s game versus So Burlington on Friday the 19th in So Burlington.

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Guys of golf get out on the greens

 CVU, Rice, Essex and South Burlington boys golf teams gather at the first tee for their tournament at Cedar Knoll on May 12.

CVU, Rice, Essex and South Burlington boys golf teams gather at the first tee for their tournament at Cedar Knoll on May 12.

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Boys celebrate a six game streak

Jake Evans escapes the check of a defender during CVU's game versus Middlebury on Saturday the 20th in Hinesburg.

Jake Evans escapes the check of a defender during CVU’s game versus Middlebury on Saturday the 20th in Hinesburg.

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Redhawks roll toward playoffs

By Lauren Read

Observer correspondent

BOYS LACROSSE

Champlain Valley 8, Mount Mansfield 6

Charlie Bernicke’s five-point effort helped the Champlain Valley boys lacrosse team edge host Mount Mansfield for an 8-6 win on Monday afternoon. [Read more…]

GMP launches smart water-heater controls, thermostats

Green Mountain Power’s new eSmartwater program includes an Aquanta smart water heater controller lets customers heat water only when it’s needed. The Aquanta, installed on existing water heaters, communicates with a mobile app that gives consumers the ability to control and monitor hot water usage. [Read more…]

Gov. Scott joins support of Paris agreement

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott joined Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker last week in sending a letter to President Donald Trump urging that the United States keep its commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. [Read more…]

An online hub for Vermont’s changing energy landscape

By Luc Reid

Special to the Observer

Vermont ranks number two in the nation in renewable energy efforts, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists, and efforts across the state are carrying us toward a goal of 90 percent renewable energy by 2050. [Read more…]

Wind sound limit proposal stirs controversy

VPIRG: Rules create ‘a functional ban on wind power’

The Vermont Public Service Board finalized a noise cap proposal last week for future wind energy projects in the state. The rule would regulate wind turbines based on their size through application of a decibel limit. The proposal was met with opposition from renewable energy advocates. [Read more…]