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 »

Shelburne Parks & Rec News

Shelburne Halloween Parade and activities, Sunday, Oct. 27 It’s time to get your float ready for the Annual Shelburne Halloween Parade presented by Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary. Floats will line up at the Shopping Park at 12:45 p.m. for the 2 p.m. parade. Join us for more fun activities after the parade in the Town Center Gym… Read More »

Shelburne Honor Roll: 2nd Semester 18-19

HIGH HONORS Kali M. Adams, Noah  Allen, Emma L. Anderson, Rory J. Anderson, Lena R. Ashooh, Jack C. Averill, Lindsay  Beer, Dominic D. Begue, Heidi A. Berger, Kyle J. Bergeron, John R. Bingel, Aidan Blasius, Leah A. Boget, Mia R. Brumsted, Andrew  Buley, Hazel M. Civalier, Luna  Cofino, Emma  Comeau, Henry A. Crawford, John M.… Read More »

Jan Demers receives 2019 Con Hogan Award

Jan Demers receives 2019 Con Hogan Award

The Vermont Community Foundation awarded Jan Demers the 2019 Con Hogan Award for Creative, Entrepreneurial Community Leadership. Demers is the executive director of the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) which serves Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties. The Con Hogan Award selection committee noted that they chose Demers for her effectiveness in… Read More »

Regulators say permit was required for glass used by CSWD

Regulators say permit was required for glass used by CSWD

ELIZABETH GRIBKOFF VT Digger The Chittenden Solid Waste District should have sought Act 250 approval before putting thousands of cubic yards of crushed glass by their compost area and an old gravel and sand pit, state land use regulators say.  But the district maintains that it was legally using the aggregate, which is too contaminated… Read More »

Therrien claims victory at the 57th Vermont Milk Bowl

Therrien claims victory at the 57th Vermont Milk Bowl

Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien plants a kiss on Ayris, aka Miss Vermont Milk Bowl 2019, in Victory Lane after winning the 57th edition of the historic event Sept. 29 at Barre’s Thunder Road. The 2017 “King of the Road” bounced back from a heartbreaking runner-up finish in the 2018 edition of the Vermont Milk Bowl by… Read More »