VUHS grads ready for parade

VERGENNES — Organizers are working on a parade that will carry the Vergennes Union High School Class of 2020 through many Vergennes neighborhoods after their abbreviated graduation ceremony on Friday, June 12.  The seniors’ graduation committee and school and local officials intend to put seniors in about 30 cars and one float, with an escort of Addison, Ferrisburgh and Vergennes fire vehicles and Vergennes and possibly Vermont State police. The parade will follow what VUHS Principal Stephanie Taylor called … (read more)

Band leader O’Daniel misses her final parade

VERGENNES — Had it not been canceled because of COVID-19, this year’s Vergennes Memorial Day Parade would have been Susan O’Daniel’s 41st — and because the Vergennes Union High School Band Director is retiring in June — her last. “It was a hard day when t … (read more)

A Ferrisburgh parade brightens morale

FERRISBURGH — Sirens and horns blared and lights flashed throughout much of northern Ferrisburgh during the evening of Wednesday, April 29, but even though the loud cavalcade came in response to an emergency — not a fire or a car accident, but a global pa … (read more)

Middlebury Memorial Day parade canceled

MIDDLEBURY — On Memorial Day this year, how Americans honor the more than 1 million men and women who have lost their lives defending America since the Revolutionary War will look different in many places due to safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pa … (read more)

Video: A clang and bang parade in Vergennes Every evening at 7 p.m. since March 26 up to two-dozen residents have gathered in the Vergennes Union Elementary School parking lot to begin a nightly car parade through downtown, honking their horns and banging … (read more)