Aquatic invasive species out, improved wetland health in

Aquatic invasive species out, improved wetland health in

The non-native invasive species that were introduced to the Lake Champlain Basin include 50 species of plants, animals and pathogens. Some were planted because they had flowers; others got here through ballast or bilge water from boats. Since 2009, the Lewis Creek Association has worked closely with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and the… Read More »

Obituary – E. Alfred Thomas

Obituary – E. Alfred Thomas

E. Alfred Thomas 1939-2019 E. Alfred Thomas of Shelburne died peacefully while surrounded by his family on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Born in 1939, the son of Evangeline and Eustace Thomas, he grew up in Barbados in the former British West Indies. He came to the United States to go to college, then to study… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

July 6 8:43 p.m. Police are investigating a report from caller on Chesapeake Drive regarding items stolen from a vehicle recently. July 8 1:31 p.m. Kinney Drugs on Executive Drive reported a retail theft. Police located the individual involved and issued a trespass notice. 2:33 p.m. Police took a report from a caller on Harrington… Read More »

Calendar

Calendar

COMMUNITY BURLINGTON The Intervale Center Summervale Aug. 22 & 29: 5:30-8 p.m. 16th annual. Free admission. Local food and music festival, children’s activities. Cash only event. No pets or alcohol. Limited parking. intervale.org/summervale 180 Intervale Road. CHARLOTTE Cycle and Walk 4 CMT Aug. 25: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Help find a cure for CMT (Charcot-Marie-Tooth), a… Read More »

Shelburne Day celebration connects community to its roots

Shelburne Day celebration connects community to its roots

CAROLINE SLACK Community News Service  This Saturday’s Shelburne Farmers Market marks the 13th Shelburne Day celebration, a summer tradition that harkens back farther into Shelburne’s history than many residents might know.  “Time flies when you’re having fun,” said Colleen Haag, Shelburne’s former town clerk and one of the founders of the local holiday. Since 2006,… Read More »

Howard Center to honor Sen. Leahy

Howard Center to honor Sen. Leahy

Howard Center will present its 2019 Help Is Here Award to U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The award will be presented at the fourth annual Help Is Here Award celebration Oct. 11 at the University of Vermont Alumni House. The award honors a person whose contributions personify Howard Center’s mission and demonstrate a passion for… Read More »

Celebrating all things Shelburne: Activities, food, history and community at the Parade Grounds

Celebrating all things Shelburne: Activities, food, history and community at the Parade Grounds

ROSALYN GRAHAM Members of the Shelburne Business and Professional Association (SBPA) will join shoppers, browsers, vendors and tourists at the Shelburne Farmers Market on Saturday, Aug. 17 which is Shelburne Day. SBPA members will bring their products, services and news to meet the community at the farmer’s market, located on the parade ground in the… Read More »

Safety Spot: Yes, we are all volunteers

JIM BUELL Some residents are surprised when they find out that their local fire department is staffed by volunteers. It is and has been since its inception in 1941. Currently, we are comprised of 32 men and women ranging in age from 16-70. Some members have put in more than 40 years of service to… Read More »

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