Local bike races raise funds for nonprofits

Local bike races raise funds for nonprofits

STAFF REPORT Two recent fundraiser bike rides have announced their results, which added up to thousands of dollars for their charitable causes. The fifth annual Cycle 4 CMT bike ride and walk held Aug. 26 raised $150,000, according to organizer Chris Ouellette. That brings to $800,000 the five-year total that the event has collected to… Read More »

Discussion series to examine American literature and contemporary issues

Shelburne Trinity Episcopal Church hosts a series of literary discussions called “Literature and Contemporary Issues” beginning Oct. 4. Held every other Thursday from 6 to 7:45 p.m., the series aims to spark discussions on contemporary social justice topics rooted in American literature. The discussions, co-sponsored by the Pierson Library, will be led by Christopher A.… Read More »

New play puts Vermont author’s work on stage

Montpelier’s Lost Nation Theater next month will bring to life the first adaptation of a novel by Vermont author Howard Frank Moser. “Disappearances” was written for the stage by the group’s resident playwright Kim Allen Bent. The book was Moser’s first novel published in 1977. The story centers on a teen, “Wild Bill” and his… Read More »

Annual choral celebration returns this Sunday

Sunday marks the beginning of All Souls Interfaith Gathering’s 17th spiritual season with its annual choral celebration. Highlighting the partnership between All Souls and Shelburne Farms, the celebration is hosted in the cathedral-like Breeding Barn at the farm. The theme for this spiritual year is “Community.” The All Souls Choir and the South County Chorus,… Read More »

Kunin launches new memoir at Coach Barn

Kunin launches new memoir at Coach Barn

STAFF REPORT Gov. Madeleine Kunin’s new memoir, “Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties,” will be released Tuesday and the book launch party is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. Vermont’s only woman governor, Kunin served for three terms from 1985 to 1991 after serving two terms as lieutenant governor… Read More »

Hands to Honduras Tela recycles local police, fire and rescue gear

Hands to Honduras Tela recycles local police, fire and rescue gear

By LINDA GILBERT Thanks to a long-distance recycling effort, some former Shelburne Police uniforms are now are being worn by officers in the Central American country of Honduras. Before the Hands to Honduras Tela group made its annual trip south in February, we learned that the Shelburne Police Department had some “outdated/not in code” police… Read More »

Shelburne Fire Department pancake fundraiser Oct. 13

The Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department is getting ready for its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser set for Oct. 13. Fire Chief Jerry Ouimet said the usual breakfast is planned, with pancakes and sausage, but the location will be changed. Firefighters will cook and serve at Shelburne Community School cafeteria from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Construction at… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

27 traffic violations 19 medical calls 6 miscellaneous complaints 5 burglar alarms 3 false fire alarms 2 stray dogs returned home Aug. 4 12:10 a.m. An officer located an unsecured business on Shelburne Road, searched and secured the building. 1:22 a.m. Police conducted business checks at Shelburne Green area on Graham Way. 4:15 a.m. Police… Read More »