Bizmap: what’s next?

The Town of Shelburne recently compiled a map of local businesses, non-profits and corporations. Last week, Planning Commissioner Ann Hogan organized a meeting with a number of Shelburne business leaders as a follow-up to the completion of the “BizMap,” as it is called. The goal was to develop a questionnaire to solicit feedback from local… Read More »

Financial Fitness: The power of money

Financial Fitness: The power of money

Early in 2015, global markets were roiled by a highly unusual occurrence. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) made a surprise announcement. Its country’s currency, the Swiss franc, would no longer be pegged to the euro. From one day to the next, the Swiss franc gained more than 20 percent in value against the euro and… Read More »

SBPA Business Buzz: Reaching out, growing stronger

SBPA Business Buzz: Reaching out, growing stronger

Working together to benefit our community and our businesses – that’s the motto and the mission of Shelburne Business and Professional Association (SBPA) – now in its 20th year supporting the diverse businesses of our town. What does that support look like? There are networking mixers several times a year, a chance to be introduced… Read More »

Habitat for Humanity, Lowe’s invite women to volunteer during National Women Build Week Women build homes nationwide in partnership with low-income families May 2-10

Habitat for Humanity, Lowe’s invite women to volunteer during National Women Build Week  Women build homes nationwide in partnership with low-income families May 2-10

Women in Chittenden County are invited to help address the need for affordable housing throughout the community during Habitat for Humanity’s eighth annual National Women Build Week. Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity in Williston is one of more than 300 Habitat affiliates nationwide hosting Women Build projects with support from Lowe’s, Habitat’s longtime partner in… Read More »

ECHO hosts Leahy Environmental Summit March 20-21

A local team representing Lewis Creek will help to develop innovative and interesting solutions to the state’s biggest floodwater and resiliency concerns as they join others for the 2015 Leahy Center Environmental Summit on March 20-21. The team is one of 15, and will join more than 150 Vermonters coming together to address social and… Read More »

CVU’s Jaunich named Gatorade Basketball Player of the Year

CVU’s Jaunich named Gatorade Basketball Player of the Year

Champlain Valley Union’s Laurel Jaunich was named Gatorade’s Vermont Girls Basketball Player of the Year last week. Jaunich led the Redhawks to their third straight D-I title, third straight perfect season, and 71st game in a row after defeating Essex 41-23 on Tuesday, March 10. A junior forward, Jaunich averaged 15.5 points, 6.8 rebounds, and… Read More »

Spillane’s running heats up over winter season

Spillane’s running heats up over winter season

Shelburne resident Summer Spillane is enjoying a successful indoor track season her senior year at Middlebury College. Awarded All-American status this fall for cross country, she has continued with indoor track over the winter. The indoor season began with a third place finish in the mile, a qualifying time of 4.59.62, at DIII New England’s held… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Thomas Robinson

Covering the Field: Introducing Thomas Robinson

by Sheri Duff Thomas Robinson is a wonderful teammate. At least that’s what Rice head boys ice hockey coach Leonard Badeau said when asked about his senior forward. “His positivity, kindness, and humor helped keep the team focused and determined through the long and challenging season.” Born in Seattle, Wash., Robinson and his family relocated… Read More »

HANDS to mouth

HANDS to mouth

By Megan Humphrey, Shelburne Orchards Most of us are lucky enough to have a refrigerator that’s filled with food. Many don’t worry about when we’ll eat again. Sadly, though, hunger exists right here in Vermont for too many. The term “food insecurity” is used when households do not have enough money for food and folks… Read More »

Shelburne Craft School releases summer camp schedule

Shelburne Craft School releases summer camp schedule

This season, younger children (ages 5-7) can enter the world of music, dance, and dress by making their own instruments, dance moves, and costumes, or visit outer space by making spaceships, mobiles, and 3-dimensional stars. Juniors (ages 8-10) can “Design It! Build It! Light It Up!” learn sculpture and silk painting to dream about flight,… Read More »