Bullrock Solar to partner on renewable energy effort with Porter Medical Center

Bullrock Solar of Shelburne, along with the UVM Health Network (UVMHN) Porter Medical Center and the University of Vermont Medical Center, announced that through a collaborative effort and a renewable initiative, the UVMHN Porter Medical Center will be the beneficiary of an 800-kilowatt solar field. The project will be developed and constructed by Bullrock Solar… Read More »

Shelburne Historical Society thanks

The Shelburne Historical Society would like to thank the organizers of the Shelburne Day event and everyone who visited the historical society’s tent. A very special thanks to the donors of the raffle prizes: A Little Something, Barkeaters, Chef Leu, Cucina Antica, Flying Pig, Folino’s, Jamie Two-Coats, Joan Madison (painting), Kwiniaska, La Villa, Lisa Kent… Read More »

Call for artists for storm drain mural project

Call for artists for storm drain mural project

Use your creativity to spread the word about stormwater quality and help keep Lake Champlain clean. Rethink Runoff is currently accepting designs for a storm drain mural campaign that will take place in Shelburne, Thursday, Sept. 26. Artists will paint murals that illustrate the importance of keeping the water that enters storm drains clean. The… Read More »

Wright joins Shelburne Museum staff

Wright joins Shelburne Museum staff

Leslie Wright of Middlebury has been named director of advancement at Shelburne Museum. Wright joins the Museum from Orton Family Foundation, a Vermont-based nonprofit focused on community development in small cities and towns across the country, where she was a senior associate. Earlier, Wright was communications and marketing manager for Shelburne Museum. “We are delighted… Read More »

Donated clothing: Knowing where it goes and who it helps

Donated clothing: Knowing where it goes and who it helps

Did you know that around 80 billion articles of clothing are produced and sold around the world each year? The documentary “The True Cost,” which offered an inside look at the fashion industry, indicated consumers now purchase 400 percent more clothing than they did 20 years ago. The average American ends up throwing out 82… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Check out the Shelburne Parks and Recreation website for a preview of the fall/winter brochure and to register for upcoming programs, http://shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation Upcoming adult programs: Men’s basketball, adult volleyball, table tennis, early morning boot camp, gentle yoga, Yang 24 Tai Chi, Shotokan karate, pickleball lessons and more. See our website for all the fall and winter adult… Read More »

Obituary — Christina Lee Hamilton

Obituary — Christina Lee Hamilton

Christina Lee Hamilton 1957-2019 Christina Lee (Detenbeck) Hamilton passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass. on Aug. 14, 2019, from complications following a heart transplant. Christina was born in Princeton, N.J. on Sept. 9, 1957.  She grew up in Silver Spring, Md., then in Shelburne. She graduated from Champlain Valley Union High School… Read More »

A hyperlocal post and beam dream house

A hyperlocal post and beam dream house

CHRISTINE MCGOWAN Forest Program Director Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund The story behind Randy Kay’s camp on Lake Iroquois began with an errant voicemail. Andy Harper, owner of Winterwood Timber Frames, received a message that he wasn’t sure was meant for him, but he returned the call anyway and got to talking with Kay, who was looking… Read More »

Shelburne Day — A tradition of community: Sunny skies help make 14th annual town celebration a great success

Shelburne Day — A tradition of community: Sunny skies help make 14th annual town celebration a great success

ROSALYN GRAHAM The weather man did it again: a sunny summer day for the 14th annual Shelburne Day, sponsored by Shelburne Business and Professional Association. “The weather… what a blessing,” said SBPA President Tod Whitaker, who has been a key organizer of the event. The Parade Ground, centrally located on Church Street in the village between… Read More »

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