Local fire departments host pancake breakfast, craft sale fundraisers

Local fire departments host pancake breakfast, craft sale fundraisers

Two local fire departments host fundraisers this Saturday in Shelburne and Hinesburg. In Shelburne, firefighters will put on their annual pancake breakfast, 7:30-11 a.m. This year breakfast will be cooked and served at Shelburne Community School due to library construction near the fire station. This is the annual fundraiser for the Shelburne Firefighters Association. The… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

See all Fall and Winter programs and events online at shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation or in the 2018 Fall/Winter brochure. After School Fitness Program Registration deadline is Friday for this program for kids in grades 5-8. Join instructor Nick Mead right after school to for conditioning with a focus on core, strength, agility, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Based on the… Read More »

Beware of blue-green algae; poses threat to dogs

Waterfowl hunters with retrieving dogs during Vermont’s waterfowl hunting seasons should check for cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) blooms before allowing their dogs in the water, according to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Cyanobacteria can produce toxins that can be fatal to dogs. Hunters heading out early in the morning are advised to check… Read More »

Hunters head to the fields and forests for fall turkeys

With its mix of fields, farms and forests, Vermont is home to some of the best turkey hunting opportunities in New England and state wildlife officials say the forecast for fall hunters is good. Chris Bernier, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s wild turkey project leader, said a recent survey of the turkey population informed… Read More »

Fish & Wildlife hosts Bird Banding at Dead Creek

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Otter Creek Audubon host Bird Banding Week with hands-on bird banding demonstrations at Dead Creek Visitor Center in Addison. The public is invited to help identify the birds, observe the banding process, and help release birds. Licensed bird bander Rodney Olsen of Vergennes will lead the sessions. Songbird banding… Read More »

March for Our Lives founders visit Burlington

Staff Report On Friday, Oct. 19 three student writers from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida will visit Vermont on a tour for their new book, “Glimmer Of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement.” Phoenix Books is sponsoring the question and answer session with three of the March for Our Lives founders, Emma… Read More »

Village sewer line night work continues

The new sewer main has been installed on Falls Road from Route 7 to Church Street. Contractors are working this week starting at Church Street and working back toward Route 7 to tie in individual sewer lateral lines. The project is replacing an old sewer line that has reached the end of its useful life. Motorists should… Read More »

Sister Rhea Bean, RSM

Sister Rhea Bean, RSM

HARTSDALE, N.Y. – Sister Rhea Bean, RSM, 79, of the Sisters of Mercy, died at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Born Jan. 22, 1939 in Enosburg Falls, Vt., to the late Donald and Vivian Bean, she is survived by her four brothers: Daniel, Larry, David and Philip and their families. She joined… Read More »

Odette G. Eddy

Odette G. Eddy

Odette George Eddy, 67, of Shelburne died suddenly on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at her home after a year-long illness. She was born on Dec. 27, 1950 in St. Jean, Quebec, the daughter of Lionel and Florence (Beaudin) Georges. She graduated from St. Anne’s Academy in Swanton, Vt., attended Castleton University and also graduated from… Read More »

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