UVM soccer team welcomes two former CVU standouts

The University of Vermont men’s soccer program will add nine newcomers to the squad for the upcoming 2014 season. Among the nine freshmen are two former Champlain Valley Union soccer players, including the Vermont Gatorade Player of the Year, Zack Evans, and Joe Castano. Other native Vermonters include Burlington Free Press Player of the Year,… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. The Parks and Recreation Office will be closed on Friday, Aug. 15 for Bennington Battle Day. Registration forms can be left in our Drop Box outside the Recreation Office. Kindergarten soccer registration is open: A fun, instructional soccer program for Kindergarteners! The program curriculum includes… Read More »


Births Jillian (O’Brien) and Kevin Womersley of Shelburne had a son, Logan Kai Womersley, on July 7 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Deaths Marian Donaldson Davis – Shelburne Marian Donaldson Davis, 93, of Shelburne, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Wake Robin. Mrs. Davis, known as Donnie, was born Oct. 15, 1920, in Spring Creek,… Read More »

Have the time of your life at the Latin Dance Party Annual fundraiser returns Sept. 5

Have the time of your life at the Latin Dance Party  Annual fundraiser returns Sept. 5

Vermont Hands to Honduras-Tela will host a Latin Dance Party on Friday, Sept. 5 from 7-11pm at Shelburne Farms Coach Barn in support of the organization. The cost for the benefit is $30 per person and includes dancing to Rhode Island’s hottest Latin band Jesus Andujar & Grupo Sazon, salsa dance instruction, musical performances by Alejandro… Read More »

Shelburne architect leads educational facility management symposium in Bangkok

Managing Principal and Architect David Epstein, AIA, LEED AP, of TruexCullins will be a lead presenter at The International School Boards Symposium’s Facility Management Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Aug. 30-31.  The conference is put together by Breakthrough, an organization that strives to provide professional development and training to international school board members, heads of school,… Read More »

Gadue’s begins annual “Back to School” program

Gadue’s Dry Cleaning has begun its annual “Back To School” program. “Back to School” is now in its seventh year of providing fully stocked backpacks to children in the greater Burlington area.  We find ourselves in a time when many families in our community are finding it harder and harder to provide even the basic… Read More »

Prohibition Pig

by David Scherr At the intersection of Interstate 89 and Vermont’s Route 100, where traffic meandering along the spine of the Green Mountains crosses the purposeful speedsters on the highway, sits the quaint Vermont town of Waterbury. This modern crossroads hosts a growing number of top-notch places to eat and drink, among the best of… Read More »

SCHIP’s Treasure sails into next decade

By Sheri Duff Over 10 years ago seven faith communities in Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg pooled their energy, resources, and creativity to help those in need in an unprecedented display of collaboration among the three towns. Initially organized to address needs that were not being met by existing social agencies, the group evolved into the… Read More »

Local family donates Truman’s autographed etching to National Press Club

Preston Webb, Chase Mitchell and Grant Mitchell, all three grandsons of Kenneth and Martha Wooden of Shelburne, presented Myron Belkind, President of The National Press Club in Washington, D.C., with an autographed etching of former President Harry S. Truman for the world’s leading professional organization for journalists Monday, July 28 in the nation’s capital. The blue and… Read More »