the Hub: New studio teaches self-defense and empowerment
Paula Lee of South Burlington is passionate about self-defense. In the hope of passing that passion on to others, she and her business partner, Gerald McCan, have opened the Self Defense Institute, Ltd.
Thu May 16, 2013
Penguin Plunge in peril?
Winter events at Burlington's Waterfront Park are in limbo. A permitting controversy has the city and a popular charity scrambling to find a solution.
Cyclists promote safety in remembrance ride
The weather may have not been ideal, but the message stood strong: Cyclists need to think safety and drivers need to pay attention, too.
Wed May 15, 2013
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Announce 3rd Annual Grand Point North Music Festival
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals along with Higher Ground Presents have announced the 3rd annual Grand Point North Music Festival will take place on Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15, 2013.
Seeks Burlington's Best Bagels
This year, the Burlington bagel scene entered a brave new world. With spring came two new, busy bagel bakeries - the Bagel Place in South Burlington and Feldman's Bagels on Pine Street.
Tue May 14, 2013
2013 Vt. legislative session wrapping up
Lawmakers need only to hold final votes today on the state budget to finish their business for the year.
Former Vt voice coach sentenced in child porn case
A former voice coach to students at Middlebury College has been sentenced to six months in prison on a charge of viewing child pornography on his home computer.
Sun May 12, 2013
Top 3 on 3
Friday, South Burlington goalie Courtney Barrett in the final seconds makes a tremendous save to not only preserve a rebels one goal win, but also their undefeated record.
Athens woman apprehended after Vermont car chase
An Athens woman was caught driving in excess of 120 mph Friday in Burlington, Vt., and was apprehended after an extended chase, according to the Associated Press.
Sat May 11, 2013
Dutch journalist comes to Vermont, wants to learn about F-35's
Debate over the F-35 military jet goes beyond the Green Mountain State. The conversation is happening around the globe, including Holland.
Taking to the stage to make a difference
The Tuttle Middle School Drama Club has never met Patrick and Jessica Downes but after hearing the couples's story the kids knew they had to help.
Vt. animal cruelty case to go to trial in June
A judge has ruled that an animal cruelty charge against a former longtime TV news anchorman in Vermont will proceed to trial next month.
Bloomtime Festival: UVM Horticulture Research Center
The free and open to the public event takes place Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. This is one of the highlights of the year presented by the Friends of the Hort Farm located at 65 Green Mountain Drive, South Burlington.
Fri May 10, 2013
Away with Words
Underwear Week: Commando
How can a brand name convey a specific benefit-in this case, underwear so smooth and sleek it's almost like wearing no underwear at all-without resorting to descriptive terms ? For one U.S. company, the solution came from Vietnam-era slang.
Thu May 09, 2013
JJ Grey & Mofro: Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT 4/25/13
JJ Grey & Mofro's appearance at Higher Ground was a reminder of what a rare pleasure well-performed live music can be.
Wed May 08, 2013
Bringing home the hardware
Six people from the same gym competing in a bodybuilding competition is unusual.
Show Review: Mofro - Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT 4/25/13
Mofro's appearance at Higher Ground was a reminder of what a rare pleasure well-performed live music can be.
Sun May 05, 2013
Frisbee Fun in Essex
The Essex Tree Farm Played host to the 2013 Champlainships Youth Ultimate tournament over the weekend.
The Burlington Free Press
Incitement to divest
Name one good reason why you might not want to invest in tobacco futures. 350 Vermont activist Maeve McBride offers two: * Ethical qualms over supporting products that degrade our health; and; * Skepticism over long-term profitability.