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Stuck in Vermont Bristol Car Parade Celebrates Bill James’ 109th Birthday

The Bristol community celebrated Bill James’ 109th birthday in style on Saturday with a car parade outside his home on Fitch Avenue. Bill sat under a tent with his family and waved to friends . . .

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A Vietnamese Family Polishes the American Dream, Nail by Nail [SIV432]
A Vietnamese Family Polishes the American Dream, Nail by Nail [SIV432]

Jen Trần has owned Allure Salon in South Burlington for a decade. She works with her daughter Ly and her sister Hannah and they have built a following of regulars who visit often to get their nails done. In 2000, Jen immigrated to Vermont from Vietnam with Bình, her youngest son. Six years later...Watch now »

Monday, February 22, 2016
A Walk in the Woods with Shelburne's Poet Laureate [SIV519]
A Walk in the Woods with Shelburne's Poet Laureate [SIV519]

Rick Bessette was named Shelburne's first Poet Laureate in 2015 and he takes the title seriously. Rick shares his love of poetry with local businesses, retirement communities and a class of 5th graders at Shelburne Community School. We tagged along on a field trip with Rick and the students to...Watch now »

202 Monday, January 29, 2018
Above the Radar [SIV505]
Above the Radar [SIV505]

9/16/17: Above the Radar is a 3-day graffiti festival that brought more than 30 artists together to paint a 260’ wall at the King Street Ferry Dock in Burlington. Anthill Collective organized the event to help shine a light on aerosol art as an important global modern art form. The giant art...Watch now »

189 Monday, October 2, 2017
Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home on Broadway [SIV396]
Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home on Broadway [SIV396]

Vermont cartoonist Alison Bechdel published her graphic novel Fun Home in 2006. The best-selling book told the tale of the author’s tumultuous childhood in rural Pennsylvania and the complex events that lead to the tragic death of her closeted father.

In 2013, a musical...Watch now »

075 Monday, April 27, 2015
All Eyes on Eva [SIV522]
All Eyes on Eva [SIV522]

2/20/18: If you know Eva, you know she loves her glasses and has multiple pairs for every mood. She's been wearing her specs since she was eleven years old when she had difficulty seeing the chalkboard. Recently, her vision became blurry and she started seeing double - even when wearing glasses...Watch now »

205 Monday, March 5, 2018
An Epic Holiday Light Show [SIV472]
An Epic Holiday Light Show [SIV472]

12/17/16: John Wilking has been hanging Christmas lights outside his home since his kids were little. In the last three years, he has taken it to the extreme, doubling his electric bill and decorating his home with 25,000 lights which utilize 3,700 feet of extension cords. The lights are...Watch now »

159 Friday, December 23, 2016
Artist Ellen Jareckie Rescues Wildlife in Need [587]
Artist Ellen Jareckie Rescues Wildlife in Need

If you’ve ever rescued an orphaned mouse or bird, chances are you called Ellen Jareckie for help. For the past five years, the Shelburne artist has run a wildlife hotline (802-578-7168), instructing callers on how to care for an injured or orphaned creature, helping them find a local rehabber,...Watch now »

259 Monday, August 19, 2019
Artist Jess Graham & Volunteers Transform a Burlington Wall [546]
Artist Jess Graham and Volunteers Bring a Burlington Wall to Life With a New Mural [SIV546]

Vermont artist Jess Graham has spent much of the month of August methodically covering a downtown Burlington wall with a colorful 206' by 16' mural. The Cherry Street project was commissioned by Outdoor Gear Exchange and it depicts open-air activities during all four seasons. After blocking out...Watch now »

228 Monday, September 10, 2018
Summer Readers Get Inspired in Winooski [541]
Author Jason Chin Inspires Summer Readers in Winooski [SIV541]

The Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF) has been fostering a love for reading and writing among low-income kids in Vermont and New Hampshire since 1998. We visited one of CLiF's Summer Readers programs at JFK Elementary School in Winooski last Tuesday where South Burlington author and...Watch now »

223 Monday, August 13, 2018
A_Dog Day [SIV502]
A_Dog Day [SIV502]

A_Dog Day is a celebration of skateboarding, art and music inspired by the life of a man who was a fixture in Burlington, Andy "A_Dog" Williams. When Andy was diagnosed with leukemia in 2012, his friends organized to help support him, and Friends for A_Dog was born. Andy passed a year later and...Watch now »

186 Monday, September 4, 2017
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