Milestones

Births Shelburne residents April and James Broscius had a baby girl, Lucille Rose Broscius, on Feb. 17, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Wedding Kirst-Allen Zachariah Hadley Allen and Hayley Eyler Kirst were married on a spectacular September weekend in Mt. Hood, Oregon.  Hayley is the daughter of Dan and Jane Kirst of… Read More »

Planet Cat Film Festival returns April 12

Planet Cat Film Festival returns April 12

The Humane Society of Chittenden County (HSCC) will host its Second Annual Planet Cat Film Festival on Sunday, April 12 from 10am until noon at the Majestic Theatres in Williston. The fundraiser offers Vermonters the opportunity to submit original cat videos and memes to be viewed on the large screen. One of HSCC’s largest fundraisers,… Read More »

Poison prevention for pets

by M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association Poison prevention week for pets is March 15 through March 21. This annual observance started in 1961 to highlight the dangers of accidental poisonings in children, and is a great time to discuss potential dangers to our pets, as well. In reviewing over 180,000 calls about… Read More »

Shelburne native receives VAC grant

Shelburne native receives VAC grant

Julia Luckett, a fine art photographer from Shelburne, is the recipient of an Artist Development Grant from the Vermont Arts Council (VAC). Luckett’s work focuses on portraiture and photojournalism. Artist Development Grants support artists at all stages of their careers by providing matching funds for activities that serve to enhance an artist’s career through arts… Read More »

Op Ed: Making Progress in Montpelier

Op Ed: Making Progress in Montpelier

By Governor Peter Shumlin As we head into the second half of this year’s Legislation session, it’s a good time to evaluate the progress that has been made in the two months since the session began. In January, I laid out a number of priorities to keep Vermont moving forward that included cleaning up Lake… Read More »

Redhawks earn third straight crown

Redhawks earn third straight crown

By Mal Boright For the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School girls basketball team, Tuesday night was just another early March evening at the office. Well, that is if you are in the annual state crown business. And coach Ute Otley’s Redhawks are very much in that business. The task before them Tuesday was putting… Read More »

Longtime Terraces manager Tod Whitaker steps down

Longtime Terraces manager Tod Whitaker steps down

By Lettie Stratton Shelburne resident Tod Whitaker, manager of The Terraces Retirement Community, is stepping down after 12 years. The Terraces provides services for approximately 64 residents 55 years or older in 58 units across the property, which neighbors Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Farms, and is just three miles from beloved Lake Champlain. Whitaker explained that The… Read More »

Shelburne Cub Scouts host Pinewood Derby March 14

Shelburne Cub Scouts host Pinewood Derby March 14

Cub Scout Pack 607 will name a 2015 Pinewood Derby Champion this Saturday, March 14 at the Town Hall Gym in Shelburne. Test runs are planned for 12:30pm and racing begins at 2pm. Approximately 30 participants are expected to race in the “derby-style event” but with 7-inch scale model cars built by cub scouts, their… Read More »