Wake Robin welcomes new president

Wake Robin welcomes new president

Patrick McKee was introduced as the new President and CEO of Wake Robin at an open house hosted by Vermont’s first lifecare community on Tuesday, July 22. McKee assumes his role following Allie Stickney’s retirement. Prior to accepting his new position, McKee was the president at Challenge Workforce Solutions in Ithaca, N.Y. As president of […]

Shelburne grads gather to celebrate 50th year

Shelburne grads gather to celebrate 50th year

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the last graduating class of Shelburne High School an all class reunion celebration took place last weekend at the Shelburne Town Offices with many former students, families, friends, and teachers in attendance. The buffet dinner on Saturday night was followed by a special teacher recognition presentation and a […]

Fund established to remember Will Hagedorn

The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, and Vermont Parks Forever, a private foundation in support of Vermont State Parks, will announce the establishment of the Will Cameron Hagedorn Mount Philo Forever Fund at a public ceremony at 2pm on Sunday, July 27 at Mt. Philo State Park in Charlotte. The fund is created in […]

Ladies of the Lake celebrate 10 years

Ladies of the Lake celebrate 10 years

Once a month a group of women don red hats and gather for a bite to eat, conversation, and fun. Even the Society’s 10-year anniversary celebration last week did not deviate from the groups’ initial focus. After the Ladies of the Lake enjoyed a barbecue luncheon, catered by the Dutch Mill Restaurant, the festivities continued […]

So that’s why it’s called “Falls Road”

So that’s why it’s called “Falls Road”

It’s difficult for bikers and cyclists to share the road, as many individuals from both parties lack knowledge of the laws that govern our traffic ways. Even when rules are known, they are often not followed. Most of us know more than a few drivers upset by how cyclists ride and cyclists upset by how […]

Vermont man charged for feeding bears

Vermont man charged for feeding bears

Jeffrey Messier, 54, of Black Falls Road was charged with feeding bears after Game Warden Sgt. Carl Wedin received a report of a bear being killed in self-defense at a neighboring residence on June 22. Sgt. Wedin responded and recovered the bear. Its stomach contained a large number of sunflower seeds. The investigating warden went […]

Parks and Rec news

Call 985-9551 for Program and Registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. The final concert of Shelburne Parks & Recreation’s 19th annual Summer Concert Series at Shelburne Farms on July 30 features the Rhythm Rockets and fireworks. The rain date is Thursday, July 31. Set up your lawn chair and blanket at the Farm Barn courtyard, bring […]

Rustic Roots hosts veterans fundraising dinner

Rustic Roots hosts veterans fundraising dinner

The Veterans Memorial dinner raffle, won by the town’s own Karen and Rich Grimm, took place at Rustic Roots on Saturday, July 5 in Shelburne. The Grimm’s and six invited guests were treated to an intimate dinner with local ingredients provided by the Shelburne Supermarket while the dinner venue, food preparation, and service was lovingly […]

Robert Nickelsberg: looking back on Afghanistan

By Phyl Newbeck Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has lived a good portion of his life in very dangerous places, but every summer he gets a bit of a break to spend time at his family’s house in Charlotte. This summer, Nickelsberg has also spent time promoting his book “Afghanistan: A Distant War” which was published last […]

Yoga Roots offers free beach yoga

The Shelburne Recreation and Yoga Roots, a local Shelburne yoga studio, hosted a free yoga class at Shelburne Beach Sunday, July 13. Overlooking the lake and the mountains the lawn was filled with 40 plus yoga practitioners of all ages and abilities. The two things they all had in common was a love for the […]

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