MacKay appointed to Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Board

MacKay appointed to Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Board

Noelle MacKay of Shelburne has been appointed to the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund board of directors. The nonprofit organization focuses on sustainable economic development in agriculture and food systems, forest products, waste management, renewable energy and environmental technology. Mackay is chief operating officer for the Regulatory Assistance Project, a global nongovernment organization focusing on energy… Read More »

Shelburne Craft School celebrates community

Shelburne Craft School celebrates community

The 75-year-old community staple, the Shelburne Craft School, opened up its campus on Harbor Road Aug. 15 and hosted an evening of community celebration. The event featured local food, craft demos, live music, campus tours, an art sale, artist in residence open studios and kids’ crafts. Executive Director Claire Gear echoed the sentiment of founder… Read More »

Third annual Celebrating Sacred Waters, Sept. 7

Third annual Celebrating Sacred Waters, Sept. 7

In recognition of the value of Vermont’s waters, the Clean Water Network hosts the third annual Celebrating Sacred Waters at Shelburne Bay Park Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This event is an opportunity to connect and share with others in appreciation of Lake Champlain and the waters that feed her.  Participants can… Read More »

Setting sail at the Diamond Island Regatta

Setting sail at the Diamond Island Regatta

Competitors round Diamond Island after the first leg of the 2019 Diamond Island Regatta. The event on Lake Champlain saw 26 boats competing in six different categories all to raise money for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

Volunteer mentors needed at Shelburne Community School

Shelburne Community School is actively recruiting mentors for both of its mentoring programs. Everybody Wins!, a state-wide literacy-based mentoring program, matches adults with students in grades 2-4. Pairs meet Tuesday or Wednesday midday for a power-hour lunch of reading and fun.  The goal is to increase love of literacy. Connecting Youth, a district-wide, relationship-based mentoring program,… Read More »

RMHS Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Lisa Lorenz, principal at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, announced the following students from Shelburne achieved Honor Roll status for the fourth quarter. First Honors: Caleb Matosky, Daniel Maxson, William Noonan, Alessandra Magg, Isabella Magg, Caroline McClintock, Mackenzie Miller and Madeline Sawyer. Second Honors: Joseph DuBrul, Gavin Militello, Alexander Preis, William Bond, Samantha… Read More »

Unlicensed health insurance entities ordered to cease and desist by state

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation issued a cease and desist order July 31 against four entities and one individual alleged to be violating state law by deceptively marketing and soliciting unlicensed health insurance to Vermonters. The order requires the following respondents to immediately stop soliciting or offering the unlicensed health insurance in Vermont: Vermont… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

The fall/winter program brochure is now available online. Go to our website to see all the offerings and to register for upcoming programs – www.shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation Last chance for discounted Great Escape tickets  Tickets will be for sale at the Recreation Office until Aug. 30. Don’t miss your chance to purchase deeply discounted tickets at $41… Read More »

‘I think the wound of this is generational’: Catholic Diocese report lists 40 Vermont priests accused of child sexual abuse

MARIA MERCIECA and LEE KAHRS  After a 10-month investigation, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington released a report on Aug. 22 detailing the names and bios of 40 priests who have served in Vermont and were credibly accused of sexual abuse. At least 26 of the priests on the list are deceased, plus two more… Read More »

Campus Notes: August 29, 2019

GRADUATIONS – 2019 Bates College (Lewiston, Maine) – Dana Hartshorn, Psychology Major, Music Minor Baylor University (Waco, Texas) – Collin Everett Osbahr, Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance Bryant University (Smithfield, R.I.) – Andrew Berghahn, BS, magna cum laude, Applied Economics; Shea Ireland, BS, Business Administration/Team & Project Management; Burke Spillane, BS, International Business/Finance Castleton University… Read More »