Boardman joins realty company

Boardman joins realty company

Hillary Boardman of Shelburne has joined the staff at Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty. Boardman, a realtor for nearly 20 years, returns to the business after raising three children. She and her husband, Doug, also a realtor with Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty, form the Doug and Hillary Boardman team. Hillary is a… Read More »

Annual Rotary Halloween Parade

Annual Rotary Halloween Parade

The last Sunday of October is a colorful occasion in Shelburne Village as all ages, friends and neighbors gather to celebrate Halloween at the annual Rotary Halloween Parade. The parade is organized by the Rotary Club of Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg, and is the club’s largest community service project of the year. This year, the parade… Read More »

House of Fermentology added to Nordic Farms ag/food operations

HENRY ROOD Community News Service  Charlotte’s Nordic Farms continues to diversify its agricultural projects with the recent addition of House of Fermentology, a small beer blendery from Burlington’s South End.  “To have that barley malted right in house where we’re located and being able to use that in the beer that we’re making is going… Read More »

Ellie Ramirez-Richer first in class at Easter States Exposition

Ellie Ramirez-Richer first in class at Easter States Exposition

Ellie Ramirez-Richer of Shelburne placed first in the Brown Swiss conformation class for fall yearlings and also won the Brown Swiss Junior Championship and Reserve Grand Championship last month at the regional 4-H dairy show held at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. Ramirez-Richer, whose yearling is named Shelburne Dynamite Dippy, also took… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

Sept. 21 12:20 p.m. A loud argument was reported between two people in a vehicle at Shelburne Shopping Park. The vehicle left before police arrived. 9:33 p.m. A gunshot was reported near Beaver Creek Road and Bishop Road. Police checked the area but were unable to find anything. Sept. 22 1:26 a.m. Police located a… Read More »

Residents urged to check furnaces, vents

Shelburne Town Manager Lee Krohn this week reiterated a seasonal safety message from the fire department with an added caution prompted by a tragic fire in North Hero last weekend. “At this change of seasons, as we begin to button up our homes for winter, we recently advised having chimneys cleaned and furnaces tuned up… Read More »

Vermont’s childhood obesity now highest in New England

ERIN PETENKO VT Digger Vermont’s childhood obesity rate crept up once again this year, making it the top state in childhood obesity in New England, new research shows. More than 15% of Vermont’s children age 10 to 17 are obese, according to data from the State of Childhood Obesity, a research project from the Robert… Read More »

Call for Rotary Halloween Parade floats

A key part of the annual Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary Halloween Parade is the colorful, humorous, imaginative and creative bevy of floats that roll along the parade route in Shelburne village. The floats are the product of clubs, neighborhoods, associations, companies, businesses or anyone who would like to participate. They are carried on big trucks,… Read More »

Cleaning up your leaves with ease

Cleaning up your leaves with ease

Autumn is marked by colorful foliage and plummeting temperatures. Once those leaves reach peak color, they fall from the branches and collect on lawns, necessitating cleanup projects. For homeowners with big yards, such a project can be tiring and time-consuming. However, there are ways to make leaf cleanup easier. One of the easiest ways to… Read More »

Decks: Winterizing tips for a longer life

Homeowners often take steps to winterize the interior of their homes in the weeks before winter’s arrival, but such efforts should extend to the outside of a home as well. Decks make for great gathering places when the weather permits. Decks are where many people spend their free time and eat their meals come spring… Read More »