Caldecott Honor artist Jon Muth kicks off Children’s Book Week

The Flying Pig Bookstore welcomes multiple-award-winning, Caldecott Honor artist Jon Muth (“The Three Questions,” “Zen Ties,” “Zen Shorts,” “Zen Ghosts,” “City Dog, Country Frog,” and many more) to Shelburne Town Hall on Tuesday, May 13 at 4pm. Muth will celebrate the publication of his newest book, “Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons,” a collection of… Read More »

Local comedians pay tribute to friend

Andrew Knox, formerly of Shelburne, will return to home state on Sunday, May 18 to perform in an “Epic Comedy Extravaganza Spectaculare” at Higher Ground in South Burlington. Knox currently works with the Second City Touring Company in Chicago, a premier comedy club that launched the careers of Mike Meyers, Steve Carrell, Stephen Colbert, and… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Kyle Stanley

By Sheri Duff In the words of Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head baseball coach Tim Albertson, “Kyle Stanley is a class act.” Albertson complimented, “He’s a heck of a leader, a hard worker, and a team player. Kyle’s having a good year. He always puts his best foot forward in everything he does—even when things… Read More »

Going with the Flo

Shelburne senior athlete Flo Meiler started 2014 off on the right foot. She grabbed four gold medals in the long jump, high jump, pole vault, and two silver medals for shot put and weight throw at the 45th annual Dartmouth Relays in Dartmouth, N.H. this January. At the USA Track & Field South East Region… Read More »

JVA lacrosse improves to 5-1

By Michael Regan Champlain Valley’s JVA boys lacrosse team won a lopsided victory over Spaulding 13-2 on Tuesday, May 6.  The offense was led by midfielder Charlie Bernicke (3 goals, 2 assists) and attackman Owen McCuin (3 goals, 1 assist). Eight different players scored for the Redhawks. After the game, Head Coach David Richardson said… Read More »

Redhawks Recap: May 15, 2014

By Sheri Duff CVU’s Eastman breaks record in 800 meter race Senior earns outstanding track athlete honors After participating on the wining 4×800 relay team and the finishing the individual 1,500 in first, Champlain Valley Union (CVU) senior Autumn Eastman still had enough gas in the tank to break the individual girls 800 meet record… Read More »

Orchard Observations: Through the years

By Megan Humphrey, Shelburne Orchards Not many of us work with the same person for the majority of our careers – but that is exactly happened at Shelburne Orchards. Recently, I realized that Nick Cowles and Terry Hotaling have been in a working relationship for longer than any other relationship in their lives. I am… Read More »

Locals launch Minou Kids

By Chea Waters Evans Some might think that being a mother, a wife, and having a full-time job is nothing special. But as many mothers will tell you, simply getting through a day can require extraordinary effort. Vermont transplant Marie-Michelle Gaudreau is a mom and entrepreneur who is tackling the competitive world of online retail.… Read More »

Shelburne business people meet the bears

Now that it is definitely spring, it seemed like members of Shelburne Business and Professional Association (SBPA) (as well as prospective members and anyone curious about membership) would enjoy a mixer with a “come out of hibernation” theme – and what better place for such a mixer than at the factory of one of SBPA’s newest… Read More »

The year of the lump sum buy-out

The Chinese zodiac designates 2014 as the year of the wooden horse. Since wood is combustible, experts say we should be prepared for conflict, tension, and turmoil. One occurrence that may cause some tension and turmoil during the year is deciding whether or not to accept a defined benefit (DB) pension plan lump sum buy-out… Read More »