June 25, 2017

Vermont colleges net $1.3 million for low-income student aid

The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded roughly $1.3 million in grants to Vermont universities, the state’s Congressional delegation announced last week. [Read more…]

VNA to explore affiliation with UVM Health Network

The Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties board of directors voted unanimously on May 25 to explore a formal affiliation with the UVM Health Network. [Read more…]

Williston doctor receives rare faculty honor at UVM

Dr. Kenneth Sartorelli

Dr. Kenneth Sartorelli

Williston’s Dr. Kennith Sartorelli was invested in a formal ceremony at UVM last week as the inaugural Green and Gold Professor of Pediatric Surgery. [Read more…]

Call to artists from Burlington City Arts

Public waterfront installations planned [Read more…]

State parks, cultural sites free this weekend

Observer courtesy photo Crystal Lake State Park in Barton.

Observer courtesy photo
Crystal Lake State Park in Barton.

Vermont Days, an annual invitation to visitors and Vermonters to explore, for free, Vermont’s fishing, state parks and historic culture takes place this weekend.

All Vermont State Park day-use areas and all state-owned historic sites will be open at no charge all weekend. Additionally, the Vermont History Museum in Montpelier will offer free admission on Saturday. [Read more…]

CVU baseball bounced from playoffs

Aidan Johnson hurdles MAU's catcher to score a run during CVU's game with Mount Anthony Union on Thursday the 1st in Hinesburg

Aidan Johnson hurdles MAU’s catcher to score a run during CVU’s game with Mount Anthony Union on Thursday the 1st in Hinesburg

BASEBALL

Burlington 10, Champlain Valley 8

In a game that saw lead changes and momentum shifts galore, visiting Burlington held on for an upset win over No. 3 Champlain Valley in the Division I baseball quarterfinals on Saturday.

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Redhawk runners shine at state meet

Seamus Higgins just clears the high jump bar at the Vermont State Track and Field Championships at Burlington High on Saturday the 3rd

Seamus Higgins just clears the high jump bar at the Vermont State Track and Field Championships at Burlington High on Saturday the 3rd

By Lauren Read

Observer correspondent

Champlain Valley Union High School senior Tyler Marshall has been making a name for himself on the track for all of his years competing for the Redhawks.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers needed for annual book sale

Can you assist us with…

Sorting the sale books? May 31 – June 30 (your own schedule)

Setting up tables? June 30 (time TBD) [Read more…]

Gov. Scott stopped the bleeding; now the hard part

By Rob Roper

Gov. Phil Scott came into office pledging to put Vermont’s wounded economy back on the right track. After one legislative session, he gets high marks for accomplishing an important first step in saving the patient: stopping the bleeding. The new governor drew a line in the sand, threatening to veto any new taxes or fees and succeeded in getting the legislature to go along. But stopping the bleeding alone isn’t a cure. Now it’s time to start the real surgery to repair the damage. [Read more…]

Letters to the Editor

Gov. Scott should not impede compassionate budget [Read more…]