Shelburne Candidates Forum, Feb. 19

All candidates on the March 5 Shelburne ballot have been invited to participate in the candidates forum on Feb. 19 from 7-8:30 p.m., in meeting rooms 1 and 2 in the Town Offices. The purpose is for candidates to introduce themselves and hear questions and concerns from Shelburne residents. Tom Little will serve as moderator. David Webster is… Read More »

Respect and protect our elders

By Vt. Attorney General T. J. DONOVAN Just as young parents rightly prioritize the health and well-being of our children, at mid-life we also begin thinking more about the health and well-being of our own parents. By 2030, Vermont will be one of the oldest states – if not the oldest state – in the… Read More »

State launches Infants in the Workplace program

Governor Phil Scott, Secretary of Administration Susanne Young, and Human Resources Commissioner Beth Fastiggi announced an “Infants in the Workplace” program for state employees. The policy allows a state employee the option to bring their infant children up to the age of six months to work. The program launched on February 1. The program is… Read More »

CVU grapplers overcome obstacles, place fourth

CVU grapplers overcome obstacles, place fourth

The CVU wrestling team placed fourth at the Northern Vermont Athletic Conference Team Dual Championships on Saturday, Feb. 9 at St. Johnsbury Academy, despite a significant number of individual injuries and illnesses. “I’m really proud of our wrestlers for their individual contributions to our 2-2 outcome on the day,” said Coach Gunnar Olson. “This is the… Read More »

Calendar

Calendar

COMMUNITY BURLINGTON Wintervale Feb. 24: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Intervale Center, a food and farming nonprofit, hosts Wintervale, a community celebration of winter recreation, good food, and open space. The winter festival features a bonfire, a chili-cook off, hot chocolate tastings, sugar on snow, kid activities and nature walks, and more! All are welcome. Free… Read More »

Thank you, Kevin

I went walking in the LaPlatte River Nature Park yesterday, and took the loop from the parking lot, down the hill on the trail below Judy Puck’s memorial bench, eventually walking up the steep wooded hill back to the parking lot. As a result of the recent thaw and freeze, that hill is a sheet… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Last Call for Me & My Guy Dance tickets This fun event is for girls in K – 5 grades and their special adult guy (dad, uncle, grandfather, etc.). It will be held on Friday, Feb. 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Shelburne Town Gymnasium. Tickets are $20 per couple and $5 per additional person. Top Hat… Read More »

Free NAMI Family-to-Family class, March 6

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Vermont (NAMI Vermont) begins the new year by educating and offering support to those with family members that live with mental illness. The Family-to-Family class is 12 weeks long, occurring once weekly, free of charge, and beginning Wednesday, Mar. 6, 6 p.m. in Williston. This “life changing” program… Read More »

Coin dealer admits guilt in record-keeping

By MIKE DONOGHUE Correspondent A well-known South Burlington coin and jewelry businessman — who police say accepted valuable stolen property from burglars and thieves — has pleaded guilty to failing to keep proper anti-theft records for precious metals and other treasures received at his store, court records show. Stephen J. Edwards, 71, of Nicklaus Circle… Read More »

Preis: Vote for Jaime Heins for Shelburne Selectboard

I write to encourage my fellow residents to come out and vote for Jaime Heins for selectboard on Town Meeting Day. Though Jaime is running unopposed, your support matters. Jaime is a smart, quick-study selectboard member who continues to be very committed to his role and our town. I have had the pleasure of working… Read More »