Covering the Field: Introducing Carolyn Snell

Covering the Field: Introducing Carolyn Snell

Rice Memorial High School head girls basketball coach Tim Rice uses his pet nickname “Super Snell,” when first asked to describe Carolyn Snell, his standout senior forward of four years. Other accolades include, “Carolyn is perhaps the best offensive rebounder Rice has ever had. She has played in four final four games for Rice. She… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Coed Youth Lacrosse Registration for K-2nd graders: Registration deadline April 10. This program will provide basic skills instruction in a safe, controlled setting. A new stick is included in the price! Registration forms are available on our website or at the Recreation office. Find more program details online at http://shelburnelacrosse.org. Tai Chi for Health: Fall… Read More »

Shelburne Craft School hosts “The Wonders of Wood,” opening reception Thursday, April 9, 5-7pm

Shelburne Craft School hosts “The Wonders of Wood,”  opening reception Thursday, April 9, 5-7pm

The Shelburne Craft School (SCS) recently announced its spring showcase, “The Wonders of Wood,” featuring handmade objects from the school’s woodworking program. The exhibit will be on display from April 9 to May 29. An opening reception with the artists will take place Thursday, April 9 from 5-7pm. Given that the school’s founder, Reverend J.… Read More »

Jazz Appreciation Month at Shelburne Museum, live jazz every Friday evening in April

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and the Shelburne Museum is ready to jam with live jazz performances every Friday evening throughout the month at the Pizzagalli Center for Art & Education. The lineup features local musicians, from Burlington High School to Pine Street Jazz. Waterfront catering will provide simple hors d’oeuvres, and drinks will be… Read More »

“Calendar Girls” gives back with VCSN

“Calendar Girls” gives back with VCSN

The Shelburne Player’s spring production of the Tim Firth comedy-drama “Calendar Girls” will be presented at Shelburne Town Center April 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30pm, with a matinee on Sunday, April 12 at 2pm. In line with the production’s spirit of charity and giving, the Vermont Cancer Survivor Network (VCSN) has been… Read More »

ArtsRiot hosts Art of Giving April 9, fundraiser benefits Vt. Children’s Trust Foundation

ArtsRiot hosts Art of Giving April 9, fundraiser benefits Vt. Children’s Trust Foundation

The Vermont Children’s Trust Foundation will host Art of Giving, an annual art fundraising event, on Thursday, April 9 from 6:30-9:30pm at ArtsRiot on Pine Street in Burlington’s South End. Over 20 local artists, including Ethan Bond-Watts, Lisa Kent, Debba Pierce, Kim Senior, and Jay Volger will show paintings, photography, sculpture, glass, and more. Art will be… Read More »

Milestones

Births Shelburne residents Leigh (Smith) and Christopher Galipeau had a son, Wilder James Galipeau, on Feb. 26, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Deaths Gordon Lowe – Shelburne Gordon Lowe of Shelburne, a resident of Wake Robin and longtime Vermonter, passed away peacefully with friends and loved ones nearby on Saturday, March 28,… Read More »

A Vermont Full of Promise

A Vermont Full of Promise

by Governor Peter Shumlin Last I week I visited with young professionals along the western side of Vermont in Rutland, St. Albans, and Middlebury. At every stop, I was inspired to see so many committed to living, working, and building strong communities in Vermont. Some hailed from outside Vermont, attracted to our state by its… Read More »

It’s Time to Remove Bird Feeders

It’s Time to Remove Bird Feeders

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recommends taking down bird feeders from April 1 through November 30 to avoid attracting black bears that will be coming out of their winter dens to seek an early spring meal. Bears are attracted to suet and bird seed, especially black oil sunflower seed.  Bringing feeders in at night… Read More »