Shelburne Police Log

38 traffic violations 26 medical calls 20 directed patrols 15 miscellaneous complaints 7 burglary alarm 4 buildings secured 3 background checks 3 false fire alarms 3 accidental 911 calls 3 welfare checks 2 dogs on the loose Oct. 27 9:51 a.m. Police took statements from drivers involved in a two-car crash on Shelburne Road. There… Read More »

Champion curlers

Champion curlers

Left to right: Shelburne residents Tish Orr and Meg O’Donnell along with their teammates Liz Alton of Milton and Char Mehrtens of South Burlington won the Grand National Curling Club’s Senior Women’s championship held at the Nutmeg Curling Club in Bridgeport, Conn. last month. All are members of the Green Mountain Curling Club. They play… Read More »

Cut a national forest tree for $5

Vermonters can cut down a tree for Christmas for $5 in the Green Mountain National Forest. U.S. Forest Service officials in Vermont encourage the public to purchase Christmas tree removal permits. And, if a family has a fourth grader, they can get their tree for free. This year, all youngsters in fourth grade can take… Read More »

Obituary – Holly Anne (Lewis) Galyean

Obituary – Holly Anne (Lewis) Galyean

Holly Galyean passed away unexpectedly following a cardiac event on Nov. 12, 2018, with her loving daughter by her side. She was born on Dec. 14, 1963, the youngest of three children to Kenneth and Sandra Lewis. Holly grew up in Shelburne and graduated from Champlain Valley Union High School in 1981. She was hard-working… Read More »

Obituary – Rhonda J. Ploof

Obituary – Rhonda J. Ploof

Rhonda J. Ploof, age 59, passed peacefully on Wednesday, Nov., 14, 2018, at her home in Hinesburg. She was born Jan. 29, 1959, in Burlington to Paul and Carolyn (Reynolds) Ploof. Rhonda graduated from Winooski High School in 1977. She lovingly supported individuals with disabilities through the Howard Center for nearly 20 years and coached… Read More »

Obituary – Jeanne Theresa Ladue

Obituary – Jeanne Theresa Ladue

Jeanne Theresa Ladue, 90, died at Wake Robin retirement community surrounded by her family on Thursday evening Nov. 8, 2018. Jeanne Ladue was born on Sept. 5, 1928 in Maracaibo, Venezuela, the daughter of Richard Gordon Bennett and Carmen Theresa Dalla Costa Bennett. Jeanne lived in Venezuela, England and Trinidad BWI, and graduated from Loretto… Read More »

Wilmot Irish: Deciding to stop driving

Wilmot Irish: Deciding to stop driving

By WILMOT IRISH The first time I drove a car I was with Dad in his ’34 Chevy. At 16, I could see over the steering wheel, but easing the clutch with the left foot while pressing the accelerator with the right was a coordination I did not yet have. As we jolted around our… Read More »

We need to change the face of our investment community

By JANICE ST. ONGE Female entrepreneurs receive less than 5 percent of all venture capital funding despite owning 38 percent of the businesses in the country. According to the National Venture Capital Association, 89 percent of venture capital investors are white men who have a bias toward familiar faces. This bias is not always a… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Fundraising update The New Library and Town Center Construction Committee announced that members of the community have donated $500,000 to match the $500,000 pledge made to the project by a generous anonymous donor. Since last October when the matching challenge was announced, 426 donors have made 519 gifts ranging from $2 to $100,000, with a… Read More »

School district staff complete leadership program

School district staff complete leadership program

Five staffers in the Champlain Valley School District recently completed the 17-month Vermont School Leadership Project along with 20 other Vermont educators at the Snelling Center for Government. From left, Hinesburg Community School Co-Principals John Pontius and Suzan Locke, Director of Student Support Services Meagan Roy, CVU Director of Special Services Anna Couperthwait, and Bonnie Birdsall,… Read More »