Mahana Magic’s Monster Bash

Mahana Magic is hosting its 10th annual Monster Bash Oct. 25, 7 p.m., at the Old Lantern in Charlotte. Those 21 years or older are invited to the spooky festivities that benefit Mahana Magic Foundation, which provides support to children and teenagers when a parent faces a cancer diagnosis.  All proceeds from the event support… Read More »

Viewpoint: Talent Skatepark, a watering hole for the community

ERICA FRY-DELAPORTAS Erica Fry-Delaportas is the parent of two skateboarders and lives in Shelburne. “The unexpected events are the most transformative.” Months ago, I scribbled that down on a sleepless night, sensing I might need to reference it. This expression has certainly been true in many aspects of my life. As the need to write to… Read More »

Obituary – David W. Racusen

Obituary – David W. Racusen

David W. Racusen died at the Vermont Medical Center on Sept. 28, 2019, after a short illness. David was a retired iochemist and Department Chair at the University of Vermont who studied plant storage proteins for nearly 40 years, and was the first to isolate and characterize the major storage protein of potatoes, patatin. After… Read More »

Learning firewood physiology

DAVE MANCE III This week feels like fall proper. It’s gray, drizzly, 50s; the kind of weather that makes you realize you’d better batten down the house for winter. We’re going to get to the first fire of the year in a moment, that pathetic, smoldering pile of hissing wood in your woodstove that you… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

Sept. 7 2:01 a.m. Police responded to Harbor Place on Shelburne Road where they mediated a child custody dispute. 11:44 a.m. Police are investigating a report of a possible burglary into a home on Spear Street. 1:41 p.m. A family member was reported missing while traveling from Shelburne to Washington state. A missing person report… Read More »

Lewis Creek Association presents ‘Lake Effect’ film and discussion

GLYNDA MCKINNON and KATE KELLY Lewis Creek Association Lewis Creek Association held a successful screening of “Toxic Puzzle” in January 2019. The Association now invites you to join them for a screening and discussion of the locally-produced documentary “Lake Effect”. “Lake Effect” explores research from Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Dr. Elijah Stommel into a possible connection between blue-green… Read More »

Mount Philo State Park enjoys extended season

Mount Philo State Park enjoys extended season

CAROLINE SLACK Community News Service  Saturday, Sept. 28, was forecast to be a rainy day in Charlotte. Nevertheless, Mount Philo State Park’s parking lot was completely full that morning, and upwards of 300 visitors continued hiking undeterred when the rain started by early afternoon.   A plaque on the summit reminds visitors that Mount Philo is… Read More »

Firefighters and flapjacks

Firefighters and flapjacks

The Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual pancake breakfast with fresh maple syrup and all the fixings on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 7 – 11 a.m. Once again, the breakfast will be held at Shelburne Community School. Come one, come all, support your volunteer firefighters. $5 for children, $10 for adults. Pictured above… Read More »

Pop art and new works: Wegman exhibit at Shelburne Museum

Pop art and new works: Wegman exhibit at Shelburne Museum

MORGAN STURDEVANT Community News Service  Visitors to Shelburne Museum have just over a week to check out the William Wegman exhibition curated especially for Vermont by the prolific photographer and artist.  On view through Oct. 20, “William Wegman: Outside In” features 60 works that combine  a variety of media along with Wegman’s trademark sense of… Read More »

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