Hesslink pitches Rice to D-I Championship

By Ted Ryan Helping Rice Memorial win its first Vermont high school baseball championship in 50 years might be the highlight of William Hesslink’s young career, but a semifinal victory over Champlain Valley presented emotional challenges of its own. That afternoon, Hesslink hooked up with CVU’s Rayne Supple in a pitchers’ duel and the Redhawks […]

CVU born band Dionysia goes national

CVU born band Dionysia goes national

by Sadie Williams It’s not often that a high school band sticks together post-graduation, especially when its members attend colleges in three different states. However that’s just what happened for four incredibly talented boys from Champlain Valley Union (CVU).   What began as a series of extended jam sessions between drummer Alex Meyers of Shelburne and […]

When Val talks, Shelburne listens

Longtime Food Shelf Director Val Martel placed a call to the Shelburne News a week ago with a plea to townspeople for funds to help residents in need this summer. “I just got off the phone with a social worker that is working with three Shelburne families,” Martel explained. “Unfortunately the need is for cash, […]

Folino’s Pizza seeks to offer outdoor seating

At their meeting on June 18 the Development Review Board discussed a site plan application by John Koerner, the owner of Folino’s Pizza, to add picnic tables in an outdoor seating area south of their building and for a dumpster enclosure.  In response to questioning about the parking situation, Koerner said he is continuing his […]

Historic photography exhibit moves to Town Hall offices

Historic photography exhibit moves to Town Hall offices

During the Town’s 250th Anniversary Celebration Aug. 16-18, 2013, the photography exhibit, above, was on display on the CTC ferryboat “Cruise Into History” on Friday night, and lined the walls of the Covered Bridge at the Shelburne Museum over the weekend. Ann Hogan and Sara Blum organized the display for the Cruise, with artistic help […]

Partners in Adventure Camp gets new trike

Ari DiMaio takes his dad, Enzo DiMaio on a test drive on the new recumbent trike destined for Partners In Adventure (PIA) camp. PIA will open its 15th season providing empowering opportunities for children and young adults with disabilities this year. The acquisition of the new trike was made possible through a grant donation.

VRPA offers plenty of close-to-home family fun this summer

The Vermont Recreation and Parks Association (VRPA) is pleased to announce its partnership with 38 Vermont communities to offer deeply discounted amusement park tickets to the Bromley Mountain Adventure Park in Manchester; Great Escape/Splashwater Kingdom in Lake George, N.Y.; and “Six Flags New England” in Agawam, Mass. How would you like to save up to […]

Honor a Shelburne veteran with engraved brick

Honor a Shelburne veteran with engraved brick

The Town of Shelburne understands the sacrifices made by every man and woman, both home and abroad, who has endured in the name of our country. That’s why a committee of Shelburne Veterans has made plans for a memorial to be constructed on the Parade Green and approved by the Design Review Board. Featuring a […]

Longtime police officers retire

Longtime police officers retire

Police officers Chris Morrell and Buck, partners for 10 years, were recognized for their years of service to the Shelburne Police Department at a Selectboard meeting on Tuesday, June 24. “Chris, you are a man of integrity and honesty and Buck is a very good police dog,” praised Selectboard Chair Gary von Stange to those […]

SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP) recently announced its latest awards in the amount of $23,600 in community grants. To date over $490,000 has been distributed to nonprofits organizations serving residents in the towns of Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg since 2004. The funds are generated by the sale of gently used clothing, art, jewelry, home […]

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