Outdoor writing clinic with Rick Bessette

Saturday, April 27 at 1 p.m.: Writing Clinic with Rick Bessette 18 and over. Join Poet Laureate, Rick Bessette, for a walk in Church Woods at Shelburne Farms. Sit in nature and let the great outdoors spark your creative writing juices. Parking is available at the Welcome Center. The Welcome Center will also be the… Read More »

Cyber Civics lesson at Waldorf School

MARIA MERCIECA Correspondent In a school known for avoiding technology, a new program has emerged that helps students approach the digital world. On April 11, Lake Champlain Waldorf School teacher Rebekah Hopkinson gave a presentation and led a discussion on the topic of Cyber Civics at the high school campus, drawing local parents eager for… Read More »

Howard Center receives national award for excellence

Howard Center receives national award for excellence

Howard Center has been named the recipient of the National Council for Behavioral Health’s 2019 Excellence in Addictions Treatment Award. Selected from 230 nominations from across the country, the award was presented to Howard Center in Nashville, Tenn., during the Awards of Excellence Celebration in conjunction with the National Council Conference – NatCon19. The Excellence… Read More »

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Thursday, April 25, 6 p.m., Shelburne Craft School Bunkhouse, 64 Harbor Rd. Join Shelburne Craft School for a potluck and a presentation by Jonathan Silverman, professor emeritus from Saint Michael’s College. He will share a visual journey admiring the rich and inspiring history of Japanese ceramics from 14,000 BC to today. See images of works… Read More »

Library building news

Exterior cladding for the new building has been delivered and installation has begun. The exterior of Town Hall has been gently washed to return it to its lovely original color. The integration of town hall and the new Pierson Library has been a topic of many discussions since 2010. An important consideration has been how… Read More »

Viewpoint: Embrace neighboring farms

BERNIE GUILLEMETTE Bernie Guillemette is a second generation farmer in Shelburne. My family has farmed our land here in Shelburne for more than 70 years. It’s part of our DNA. And our fields are part of the fabric of the landscape that is beyond beautiful. It’s no wonder it’s a lure for many when they… Read More »

Garden self-reflection: planning ahead for summer

Garden self-reflection: planning ahead for summer

Oh, the beauty of summer, relaxing in a reclining lawn chair next to your prolific perennial flower garden bursting with color, without a care in the world. Wait. Why does this sound so farfetched? What we tend to forget about when we dream of summer gardening is the amount of time, sweat and effort we… Read More »

Sign up to pitch in for a purpose at Lund

Lund’s second annual Pitchin’ for a Purpose cornhole tournament will be held Saturday, May 11, at the Burlington International Airport. The tournament will feature 64 teams competing to be crowned the 2019 Pitchin’ for Purpose champions. Funds raised through sponsorship and participant fundraising support Lund’s statewide programs. The day’s event, presented by NorthCountry Federal Credit… Read More »