Leo O’Brien, 90, South Burlington

Leo O’Brien, Jr. of Deerfield Beach, Fla., and South Burlington, Vt., passed away peacefully after a short illness at his Vermont home on Saturday, September 18, 2021 surrounded by his family.Above all, Leo loved his family and his family loved him. He was a kind, caring and wonderful dad and devoted husband. With his calm demeanor and steady patient hand, he led his family through good times and difficult times. With six kids there were a lot of both. We will always remember him saying, “Do not worry, do n … (read more)

Inside Vermont’s newest homeless shelter: The So. Burlington Holiday Inn

Victor Guyette held up a photo of his daughter, Yvonna, on his smartphone. She was sitting on the shoulders of a fellow Marine Corps member, both wearing their camouflage uniforms. Yvonna was flexing her melon-sized biceps.  “I got her into weightlifting … (read more)

Higher Ground offering drive-in concerts

Higher Ground, the popular music venue in South Burlington, has built a large stage with video support in the Champlain Valley Expo’s Midway Lawn to provide a space for concerts and community events in the age of physical distancing.  Up to 250 vehicles c … (read more)

Clemson baseball head to speak in South Burlington

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Longtime former Clemson University Baseball Coach and American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Member Jack Leggett will be speaking at South Burlington High School clinic on Saturday morning on behalf of the Vermont Baseball C … (read more)

Hemp conference set for South Burlington

SOUTH BURLINGTON — An internationally recognized leader in hemp research and the entrepreneurial founders of a Vermont CBD company will headline the second annual Industrial Hemp Conference, Feb. 20 in South Burlington. Jay Noller, director of Oregon Stat … (read more)

Eagle field hockey tips Wolves in OT

BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School field hockey squad on Tuesday remained unbeaten by defeating previously undefeated South Burlington, 2-1, in overtime.  The Eagles improved to 3-0-2 and will host Middlebury on Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. The W … (read more)