Obituary – Denis Anne Verleur, MD

Obituary – Denis Anne Verleur, MD

Denis Anne Verleur, MD 1960-2019 Denise Anne Verleur, MD, age 59, of Shelburne, passed away on July 9, 2019 as a result of metastatic breast cancer. Denise was born on June 15, 1960, in Freeport, N.Y., the daughter of Rosa Wou Verleur (b. Shanghai, China) and Hans Verleur (b. the Netherlands). Denise’s parents met in… Read More »

CycleNation seeks teams

CycleNation seeks teams

The first CycleNation event in the Green Mountain State takes place Aug. 15 at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Teams are wanted for the American Heart Association’s relay-style, stationary cycling fundraiser. Sarah Voigt Pritchard is the chair of Vermont’s first CycleNation event. She shared that her stepfather first experienced heart problems at the age of 40,… Read More »

What’s up with ash trees?

On July 11,  the Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee started tagging ash trees in the town center, on School Street, on the Parade Grounds and across from the entrance to the Shelburne Shopping Center to educate and alert the public on how to identify an ash tree and the impending invasion of the emerald ash borer. This… Read More »

Fake bike lanes on Falls Road

Driving along the rebuilt Falls Road a week ago, I was puzzled by the pairs of freshly painted white lines on the shoulders. Each shoulder has one straight line 10 feet from the center of the road and a second line meandering drunkenly in and out beyond that. Bike lanes came to my mind, but… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Shelburne Parks and Recreation 24th Annual Summer Concert Series Join us at Shelburne Farms, on Wednesday, July 24, for a great show from Steve Hartmann and his captivating vocals. Set up your lawn chair and blanket, bring a picnic dinner or enjoy food from Shelburne Farms’ concession stand and The Scoop ice cream truck. Kids will love visiting with the animals… Read More »

Making headway for heart disease research

Making headway for heart disease research

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Mark Ray, Steve Gronlund and Tim Pudvar don’t just go the extra mile for heart disease. Over the years, they’ve gone thousands of extra miles for the cause. This year they biked almost 132 miles to raise money for heart disease prevention, education and research in the ride they have named… Read More »

Help is Here: Mental illness cuts across all cultural divides, communities

TUIPATE MUBIAY Talking about mental health is often regarded as a difficult conversation, whether it’s while we’re gathered around the family dinner table or visiting with our friends, colleagues or community members. Our society often views mental health illness as threatening and uncomfortable. As a direct consequence of our attitudes, people who experience mental health… Read More »

Clarification

Regarding an article in the July 11 issue about summer food programs, the Shelburne Food Shelf at the Shelburne town offices is open every other week on Tuesday mornings and Thursday evenings. However, the food shelf’s school food program operates every week at the Shelburne Community School anytime the school is closed for summer vacation and holiday… Read More »

The brook floater mussel

The brook floater mussel

SUSIE SPIKOL Freshwater mussels are not exactly charismatic. They don’t flit gracefully about like a Karner blue butterfly or munch on clover like a cottontail. They aren’t known for their sweet songs like a wood thrush, and they don’t close down traffic on the first rainy night of spring like spotted salamanders. They are fish… Read More »

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