How to Get in the Water When You Don’t Own a Boat

Article by: ETHAN DE SEIFE, Seven Days EXCERPT: You’ll want to test your new sailing skills by renting a sailboat, which you can do at various locations around the lake. Burlington’s…

The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America

7. Burlington, Vermont Total Votes: 52,743 O-Score: 83 To understand how Burlington’s frat boys, Birkenstock-wearing professors, and young professionals happily coexist in the town of 42,000, just look at the bulletin board…

What’s up with SUP? Stand Up Paddleboarding Event Coming Up!

Interview by: Molly Walsh, Free Press Staff Writer Excerpt BFP: There’s a big paddleboard event coming up on Lake Champlain. Tell us all about it. Russ Scully:  Ah yes, my favorite time…

TIME Magazine: The 10 Healthiest Places to Live in America

Burlington, Vt. Best Place for Raising Healthy Kids This New England city offers great schools, excellent pediatric care, loads of culture and limitless options for healthy outdoor fun all year…

Fireworks show goes on despite severe weather!

WCAX-TV news coverage from the CSC Rock the Dock Benefit on July 3 titled “Fireworks show goes on despite severe weather!” That’s right – give yourself a little pat on the…

Boating on Lake Champlain This Summer? Listen Up!

Story by: Megan Carpenter, MyChamplainValley.com BURLINGTON, Vt.- The U.S. Coast Guard says it’s had two rescues on Lake Champlain in the past two weeks.  Both were kayakers who capsized.  Although the…

Get Out: Harness the wind, ride the waves

Interview by: Burlington Free Press Staff Click here to access the full article! The water in Lake Champlain is warming up and sailors are preparing to hoist the sails! Summer…

Burlington’s Community Sailing Center Opens for the Season

Coverage by: abc22 / Christine Souders BURLINGTON, VT- The water may be just a bit cold, but if you’ve been itching to jump in a kayak and paddle on the…

Good Works: Vermont businesses give back

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington awarded grants totaling $28,750 to Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County, Burlington High School, Howard Center, Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center, North Burlington…

Burlington waterfront projects get underway this summer

Coverage by: WPTZ / David Charns BURLINGTON, Vt. —On Town Meeting Day, Burlington voters overwhelmingly approved plans to revitalize the city’s waterfront, so how are the projects coming along? The Community…