Shelburne Players prepare for “Calendar Girls” in April

Shelburne Players prepare for “Calendar Girls” in April

Cast members from left: Robin Simpson of Charlotte as Cora, Claire Giroux-Williams of South Burlington as Celia, and Cynthia Seckler of Waitsfield as Ruth practice lines and blocking for Shelburne Players’ spring production “Calendar Girls” by Tim Firth, presented at Shelburne Town Center April 10-18. When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to… Read More »

Shelburne Museum announces upcoming exhibitions

Shelburne Museum announces upcoming exhibitions

Shelburne Museum Director Thomas Denenberg announced the museum’s extended schedule of exhibitions through early 2016, saying, “I am pleased to share Shelburne Museum’s plans for the coming year. These exhibitions showcase the strengths and depths of this institution’s acclaimed collections, as well as our goal of bringing meaningful projects that explore American art and culture… Read More »

CVU grad begins new season

CVU grad begins new season

When the 2015 Trans Am Series kicked-off at Sebring International Raceway on Sunday, March 1, CVU grad Dillon Machavern was behind the wheel of a powerful new ride, the Heritage Motorsports TA-2 Mustang built by Tommy Riggins of Riggins Engineering. Machavern, the 2014 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Amateur Champion, moves to the Trans-Am Series for the… Read More »

SCS snowboarders raise money for Molly Fund

SCS snowboarders raise money for Molly Fund

Have you seen those colorful Molly Jars at local Shelburne businesses? Wondering what it’s all about? Well, you can help three Shelburne Community School (SCS) students and snowboarders raise money for the Molly Fund. Seventh graders Max Dippel, Cailin Doty, and third grader Milo Dippel are all young competitive snowboarders who train at Stowe and… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Charlie Maitland

Covering the Field: Introducing Charlie Maitland

“Charlie Maitland is a true athlete,” began Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head Nordic coach Sarah Strack. Eager to discuss his attributes, coach Strack continued, “Charlie started Nordic ski racing his sophomore year. He was a natural at skate technique coming from hockey. Through hard work and determination he conquered classic technique. Charlie has been training… Read More »

Shelburne youth lacrosse registration now open

Shelburne youth lacrosse registration now open

Registration for the Shelburne lacrosse program through Shelburne Parks & Rec has begun. The program is open to players in kindergarten through eighth grade. There is a co-ed program for kindergartners only, and also a co-ed program for first and second graders. Starting in third grade, the program splits into girls and boys teams, and… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

Redhawks hockey season ends with 2-1 loss The fifth seeded BFA-St. Albans upset higher seed Champlain Valley Union 2-1 on Chad Littlefield’s breakaway goal in double overtime to end the Redhawks season on Wednesday, Feb. 25 in South Burlington. CVU’s Jonny Daggett scored in the second period. Boys basketball completes season Although Chris Reiss led… Read More »

Cochran’s hosts Nordic X Challenge

Cochran’s hosts Nordic X Challenge

Come one, come all, to the family friendly Nordic Ski Cross Race at Cochran’s Ski Area on Saturday, March 15 beginning at 11am. Adults and kids, young and old, will enjoy this festive and competitive race for all ages. There’s a free pancake feast with slopeside syrup for all competitors. Plus there’s prizes for the… Read More »

Conservation Camp applications now available

Conservation Camp applications now available

If you are 12 to 14 years old and want to learn about Vermont’s wildlife and gain outdoor skills next summer, consider attending one of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s Green Mountain Conservation Camps. The one-week camp program is held at two locations: Lake Bomoseen in Castleton and Buck Lake in Woodbury. Campers participate in… Read More »

Annual fly fishing summer camp for teens

Annual fly fishing summer camp for teens

Vermont Trout Unlimited (TU) announces year five of their “Fly Fishing Camp for Vermont Teens,” ages 13 to 16. Teens interested in learning the art of fly-fishing or improving their basic skill level alongside some of Vermont’s most accomplished fly anglers, are invited to apply. The 2015 camp is scheduled for Sunday June 21 through Thursday… Read More »