Each fall, thousands of broad-winged hawks soar across the New England sky in flocks known as kettles on their way to South and Central America. The sky swirls with hawks bubbling up on thermals of hot air and then streaming southward. It is …

The Shelburne Beach, seen here on its opening day June 15, is back for the season. Send your summery photos to jessie@shelburnenews.com.

Robert L. Wetzel, 89, of Jericho, died Wednesday June 17, 2020, after a short illness. He was born April 10, 1931 in Sparrowbush, New York, to Robert Randolph and Emma Stella (Storms) Wetzel.

A graveside service for Nancy Moyen, who passed away on December 26, 2019, will be held on June 26, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington.

Resiliency might just be stitched into the fabric of this year’s graduating Champlain Valley Union High School class. And one could make the case that it’s in the makeup of senior Jackson Konowitz.

I grew up on a street lined with tall, stately elms. While walking to school one day, I found a bird’s nest that the wind had blown down. The nest was a beautiful, silky gray pouch. My teacher helped me identify it as a Baltimore oriole’s nest.


In many ways Champlain Valley Union High School’s graduation felt like a drive-in movie or a rock festival.The audience came in cars and parked on a field at the Champlain Valley Exposition.

As school districts across the state say goodbye to the class of 2020, the McClure Foundation is giving every senior, no matter their circumstances, a free course of their choosing at the Community College of Vermont (CCV) this fall.

It was unorthodox to say the least, but the sun shone brightly on Champlain Valley Union High School’s June 12 graduation at the Champlain Valley Expo. Topics on the tongue were unity, social change and the end of a very weird senior year. Sp…

On Thursday, June 4, 2020, Reba Jeannette Deale, passed away at the age of 77. Jeannette was born March 8, 1943, the only child of Reba and Walter F. Batten of Babylon, N.Y.

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