Friendly fire

Friendly fire

Firefighters converged on Shelburne Community School Saturday, Oct. 12, but any smoke was coming from the grill and griddle. Ouimet estimated that about 260 people came through the line. The event raised about $1,900 for the firefighter’s association and it will be put toward the purchase of non-essential but helpful safety equipment such as door chocks and… Read More »

Tod Whitaker bids farewell

Tod Whitaker bids farewell

ROSALYN GRAHAM Before the vendors at Shelburne Farmers Market packed up their tents for the final Saturday of the market for 2019, they gathered on the parade ground to pay tribute to the man who has kept the market running smoothly for the entire 14 years of its history: Tod Whitaker. When the Shelburne Business… Read More »

Regional group forms to boost land protection

Leaders in five neighboring towns have come together to form the Champlain Valley Conservation Partnership. Recognizing that natural resources cross boundaries, the municipalities of South Burlington, Shelburne, Hinesburg, St. George and Williston have committed to collaborate in their efforts to conserve and manage land. The decision to join the partnership was approved by the South… Read More »

Breaking Their Silence: Wildlife activists host film screening to build support for anti-ivory legislation

Breaking Their Silence: Wildlife activists host film screening to build support for anti-ivory legislation

HENRY ROOD  Community News Service  Local animal-rights activists are preparing for the next legislative session to advance a ban on selling ivory and products from poached and endangered animals. As part of their effort to rally support, they hosted a screening last week of the multiple award-winning documentary, “Breaking Their Silence: Women on the Frontline… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Let’s talk poetry at the library Saturday, Oct.19 at 1:30 p.m. The theme for this poetry discussion is “Apples, Leaves and Pumpkins.” Share a poem you’ve written or one you love from another poet along the lines of this theme with other members of the community. This program is open to children in grades 5… Read More »

Save your garden for a winter aesthetic

Save your garden for a winter aesthetic

It’s happened again. Leaves are getting crispy; flowers are going to seed, and the air is beginning to cool. As hard frosts become a reality, it is almost time to start thinking about cutting back our perennials and putting our gardens to bed. I’d like to propose that we think about this time of year… Read More »

The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour

There is nothing like an autumn sunset from the top of Mt. Philo. Shelburne Town Manager and photographer Lee Krohn captured multiple shots of the sunset over Lake Champlain on Friday, Oct. 11.

Shelburne Parks & Rec News

Fall youth soccer season ends with Newberry Cup The Shelburne Parks and Recreation Department hosted the annual Newberry Cup Saturday, Oct. 12, marking the end of another youth soccer season. This season included 345 boys and girls from preschool to 6th grade. This program couldn’t happen without the 58 volunteer coaches committing their time for weekly… Read More »

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