Free Family Fall Festival at Camp Chingachgook

Free Family Fall Festival at Camp Chingachgook

Have you ever wanted to go to camp for just a day? Even though the leaves are turning, and there’s a chill in the air, there’s still time to get one more day of outdoor fun in. That’s why the YMCA Camp Chingachgook is opening its doors on Oct. 25 for families and community members… Read More »

Happy cookie month

Happy cookie month

Who doesn’t love a delicious chocolate chip cookie or a delectable snickerdoodle? It only takes one bite of a sweet treat for an immediate attitude adjustment to begin, from then on out its pure happiness. So raise your raspberry linzer to October, because it’s National Cookie Month. In celebration, here are some fun facts to… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treating: Sunday, Oct. 26. Join the fun at the Annual Shelburne Halloween Parade and festivities beginning at 2pm followed by music, hot dogs, and popcorn at the Fire Station. From 2:30-4pm there will be Trick-or-Treating, games, candy, and a costume contest in the… Read More »

The Nature Program: Life in the dirt

The Nature Program: Life in the dirt

by Janet Franz This month, as you spread a winter blanket of compost on your garden or plant bulbs to bloom next spring, take a moment to consider the soil. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t realize the soil in your yard is a rich habitat for numerous critters. Just one teaspoon of… Read More »

Waldorf hosts Kidpower Safety Workshops

Safety is among the top concerns that parents combat on a daily basis. Kidpower Vermont, the local center of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, is a nonprofit safety education organization. It teaches people of all ages and abilities to stay safe, act wisely, and believe in themselves. Since 1989, Kidpower has brought “People Safety” skills to… Read More »

Financial Fitness: Scarcity and opportunity

Financial Fitness: Scarcity and opportunity

If you play fantasy football, you probably understand the economic principle of scarcity. Generally, there are a limited number of draft picks participants can use to maximize the talent on their teams. So, it’s essential to know which positions and players offer the greatest value. If there are a lot of great quarterbacks and defenses… Read More »

Danform and Dansko reward top customer

Danform and Dansko reward top customer

Shelburne resident Katie Halsey bought 17 pairs of clogs in the past year. Given her enthusiasm for the comfortable and stylish footwear, it wasn’t difficult to persuade her to attend the annual Dansko Trunk Show on Saturday morning at Danform Shoes in Shelburne. One call to the Dansko clog enthusiast from Danform store manager Kadie… Read More »

Orchard Observations: Autumn Harvest

Orchard Observations: Autumn Harvest

By Megan Humphrey, Shelburne Orchards I’ve learned quite a lot about apples over the years. Having the Food & Earth Science and International Foods classes from Burlington High School visit the orchard gave me the perfect opportunity to research even more. I needed to learn about grafting, disease and pests, and who Johnny Appleseed was… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Kate Burke

Covering the Field: Introducing Kate Burke

  by Sheri Duff Kate Burke is a hard worker. Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head field hockey coach Kate McDonald specifically said, “Kate has become a reliable playmaker and has contributed to our success this season. She has improved tremendously. Her best game so far was a two goal, one assist performance at Colchester last… Read More »