Shelburne author releases children’s book

Shelburne author releases children’s book

Local author Joe Oppenlander introduced his newly released children’s book “Fred, The Little Black Truck” at the Shelburne Farmers Market on Saturday. The 1929 Model A Ford pickup transports young readers on happy adventures chugging along Shelburne village roads, merrily honking “ahuga, ahuga” as he visits Shelburne Orchards, the Shelburne Shipyard, and joins in the local… Read More »

Renascence opens at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

Renascence opens at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery will host the opening of “Renascence,” a group show with featured artist Barbara Wagner and artists Miriam Adams, Bonnie Baird, Annelein Beukenkamp, Cynthia Lee Bowler, Kevin Fahey, Kerry O. Furlani, Betsey Garand, Brenda Garand, Dan Gottsegen, Kate Hartley, Karen Henderson, Julia Jensen, Virginia McNeice, Gail Salzman, David Smith, Frank Woods, and Joyce… Read More »

Tips for cutting costs on pet care

Regardless of whether you’re a dog, cat, bird or other pet lover, most people can agree that pets are part of the family.  Caring for your pet doesn’t have to cost a fortune with a few helpful tips. With this in mind, the discount experts at Dollar General are offering some helpful advice for saving… Read More »

Pet seat belts save lives

Pet seat belts save lives

By Kim Salerno, President and Founder of TripsWithPets.com Traveling with pets has never been more popular amongst pet parents. Traveling by car is by far the most common mode of pet travel, and dogs are the most frequent travelers. “Want to go for a ride?” is music to a dog’s ears. They go just about… Read More »

Big comeback gains lacrosse title for CVU

Big comeback gains lacrosse title for CVU

By Mal Boright A 6-1 deficit against a solid (15-3) second-seeded South Burlington High boys’ lacrosse team in the championship contest might not be a Mount Everest sized task, but nevertheless presents a whopper of a challenge. Playing for the Division 1 Vermont Interscholastic Championship at Castleton State College’s Spartan Stadium Saturday, coach Dave Trevithick… Read More »

SCS Class of 2014 looks toward the future

SCS Class of 2014 looks toward the future

The Shelburne Community School (SCS) eighth graders set a course for their future at a graduation ceremony held Thursday, June 13, 2014. To begin the evening, Co-Principal Allan Miller welcomed the audience, after which the 85 soon-to-be graduates entered the gym as the SCS Wind Ensemble performed the processional. Eighth grader Zachary Loiter led everyone… Read More »

Shelburne church accepting items for July 4 extravaganza

Shelburne United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual bazaar and auction on Friday, July 4. Again this year the church is inviting the whole community to contribute “lightly used” items to the event. Need a good excuse to clean out the attic? Help make your items someone else’s “treasures” and help fund an outreach program… Read More »

Marsh Billings National Park offers free guided walk June 28

Marsh Billings National Park offers free guided walk June 28

More than 150 years ago George Perkins Marsh of Woodstock pointed out that human intervention could make a real difference to the natural world. This works both ways: deforestation deprives nesting birds of habitat, but reforestation and good woodland management can attract nesting birds. Staff at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park in Woodstock are working with the… Read More »

Shelburne Selectboard addresses contract with Charlotte and proposed bike path

By Heather McKim Police services provided to Charlotte and a proposed bike path between Pierson Drive and Hawley Road were two issues that elicited much discussion at the June 10 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. For several years, Shelburne has contracted out police services to Charlotte. The arrangement has been somewhat controversial, with some even… Read More »