Fall in love with Valentine’s Day again; Shelburne businesses assure the perfect gift is close at hand

Fall in love with Valentine’s Day again; Shelburne businesses assure the perfect gift is close at hand

By Sheri Duff If Feb. 14 and the associated romantic gestures send you into a tailspin, fear not. Shopping for Valentine’s Day gifts has never been easier thanks to several Shelburne business owners who have created special offers perfect for your loved one. Handmade treasures No strangers to romance, Matthew and Bri Taylor of Matthew… Read More »

Selectboard stays on task during brief meeting

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard heard a brief Town Manager’s report by Joe Colangelo and approved several items during a 15-minute meeting on Jan. 27. The meeting was so truncated because the main agenda item, a discussion with Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb, was cancelled as Webb was unable to attend. The discussion… Read More »

Take a deep dive into history Feb. 13; SHS sponsors Steamboat Graveyard

Take a deep dive into history Feb. 13; SHS sponsors Steamboat Graveyard

Getting cabin fever? The Shelburne Historical Society (SHS) has the perfect antidote: Steamboat Graveyard, Friday, Feb. 13 at 6:30pm in Shelburne Town Offices, Room 1. Christopher Sabick, the Archaeological Director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, will give a lecture about exciting plans for underwater research that will be happening in Shelburne Bay in 2015.… Read More »

It’s Girl Scout Cookie time

Local Girl Scouts are now taking orders for Girl Scout Cookies to be delivered in early March. There are seven varieties which sell for $4 a box; all of the proceeds support local Girl Scouts and programs. A new gluten-free option, available in limited quantities, is the buttery Toffee-tastic at $5 box. This annual program… Read More »

Notable Neighbors

Notable Neighbors

by Sadie Williams Owners of businesses in Shelburne may be familiar with the smiling face of Molly Trevithick, one of Wind Ridge Publishing’s dedicated sales associates. Although she only works two days a week, on those two days she lights up the office with her bubbly personality and winning smile. Trevithick is a Vermonter through… Read More »

Library News

Today! Thursday afternoon movie at 3:15pm. Our younger patrons are invited to join us for popcorn and a showing of the PG rated “Rio 2” movie. Tonight! The Geek Mountain State Sci Fi/Fantasty Book Discussion begins at 7pm to talk about the “Area X Trilogy” by Jeff Vandermeer. Pizza will be served, so please call… Read More »

The Readers Write

Vote no on SCS bond Thank you School Director Robert Finn for being so forthright and honest about why you voted “No” on the $11,200,000 bond vote at the October School Board Meeting. It is very troubling to learn that other members of the Shelburne School Board and the Facilities Committee felt it would be… Read More »

Op-Ed: Teaching mindfulness to our children

by Monisha Vasa, M.D. Can we actually teach our children how to be mindful? Or are we just trying to preserve the inherent consciousness that they already seem to have? In other words – is mindfulness truly taught, or is it just “unlearned” over time? I remember watching my children eat when they were four or five… Read More »

SCS Pre-K Lottery deadline approaches; Community peer names accepted now

The Shelburne Community School is now accepting names for a random drawing for community peers for the 2015/2016 school year. The Shelburne Community Preschool Program is designed as an inclusive setting for children three to five years old from the Shelburne community. Approximately 50 percent of the children are typically developing, and 50 percent receive… Read More »