December 17, 2017

New fee set to take effect for permanent hunting licenses

On Jan. 1, changes to hunting licenses go into effect affecting older hunters, anglers and trappers. A permanent, or lifetime, license is currently available free to Vermont residents 70 or older. Beginning Jan. 1, a resident 66 or older may purchase a permanent license for a one-time fee of $60.

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CVU stars honored with postseason awards

Champlain Valley Union field hockey standouts Lydia Maitland and Bella Rieley were named to the Twin State roster and the Metro Division first team for the Redhawks in recently announced postseason awards.

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CVU/MMU girls ice Rutland; boys lose to Canadian school

The season started off with a bang for the Champlain Valley-Mount Mansfield co-op girls hockey team on Saturday. [Read more…]

Defensive focus fuels CVU’s search for sixth title

Photo by Al Frey
The Redhawks girls basketball team gathers for tryouts in late November.

By Lauren Read

Observer correspondent

Last season, the Champlain Valley girls basketball program graduated an undefeated class of seniors and saw its historic win streak come to an end. Still, the Redhawks won the Division I state championship. [Read more…]