Celebrating UVM’s Commencement Ceremonies May 16-18

This upcoming weekend will be the 213th commencement ceremonies of the University of Vermont. Thousands of undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students will receive their diplomas after years of hard work and effort in class and in the community. The biggest ceremony, that of the undergraduates, is held on the university green (weather permitting). The…

Hiking During Vermont’s Fifth and Muddiest Season

The buds are starting to unfurl, the snow is running off the Green Mountains, the last round of April showers are drenching the valleys, the rivers and lakes are flooding… spring is finally here in Vermont after a long winter spent in the polar vortex. We know the trails and hikes of Vermont are one…

Burlington Jazz Festival 2012

Burlington’s proud to be hosting the 2012 Burlington Jazz festival starting tomorrow June 1st through June 10th. With multiple artists and events happening daily, something is sure to please each member of the family! Look below for a list of some of the things happening this week: Performances in intimate venues Waterfront concerts Street parties…

Music Scene in Burlington, VT

Burlington has long been deemed the college town of Vermont, sprinkled with canvas’s, dorm rooms, student apartments and lots and lots of young adults filling the streets. So why is that a good thing you ask? Well with the youth, comes lots of talent and the crowds to support it. Just look at the local…

Seven Daisies Awards 2011

Ever wonder what the best restaurant is for brunch, or what about the best new restaurant in town? Seven Days, Burlington,Vermont’s local paper, has just the thing for you! Every year Seven Days creates a survey of Vermont residents, to vote on categories from best female performer to VT newscast. So many different categories that…

More Co-ops set to go up in or around Burlington!

City Market has been the local co-op and fresh market in Burlington, VT since 2002, and has been in business since the early 70’s! After the company met with a California based consulting company about its advantages and possible disadvantages, there is now talk of opening a 2nd location. They have narrowed down their choices…

New aviation degree at Vermont Technical College in VT

Ever considered being a pilot? Well now is your chance…. Vermont Technical college has just announced a new college degree program in aviation starting this fall! This four year degree will allow graduates to fly either personal or commercial planes. While they have stated the hardships of the career field upon graduation being extremely competitive,…

UVM Goes Green – Ends Sale of Bottled Water

The University of Vermont in Burlington has decided that as of January 2013, they will be ending the sales of bottled water in their facilities. This marks as one of the first Universities nationwide to embark on this policy. This great step in improving sustainability and education of the impacts of bottled water has been…