News from the Pierson Library

Starting off on your Genealogical Quest: Jump start your family tree research by attending this session for beginners. Pierson Library volunteer John Kelley will be giving you helpful hints and useful tips on how to begin the somewhat daunting task of tracing your roots. Many easily accessible and free resources are available to get you… Read More »

Representatives, local news appreciated

I would like to use this opportunity to thank our Representatives, Joan Lenes and Kate Webb, for all their work this past year on our behalf, and also, notably, for their dependable and informative reports from Montpelier which routinely appear in this paper. Thanks also goes to Shelburne News for these feature articles. Since I frequently travel… Read More »

Pierson Library bids farewell to Mary Catherine Jones

Pierson Library bids farewell to Mary Catherine Jones

Mary Catherine Jones led her last musical storytime for children at the Pierson Library on Thursday, June 5. She has been entertaining our youngest patrons and their parents nearly every Thursday morning during the school year for more than a decade. A talented vocalist, Jones also did various voices for characters in the books she… Read More »

Shelburne Farms hosts Farm to Table Dinner June 14

Shelburne Farms will host a Farm to Table Dinner on Saturday, June 14 with a 6pm reception followed by a 7:30pm dinner on the Coach Barn Lawn. This outdoor family-style dinner along the shores of Lake Champlain, prepared by Shelburne Farms’ Executive Chef David Hugo and his staff, will highlight ingredients from the multitude of… Read More »

Class of 2014 graduates from Waldorf High School

Class of 2014 graduates from Waldorf High School

A packed audience was treated to selections of Handel performed by a student quartet during the commencement ceremony at the Lake Champlain Waldorf High School in Charlotte on Saturday, June 7. Melendy Comey, the faculty sponsor of the senior class, described each student to the gathered parents, alumni, friends and teachers before presenting the diplomas.… Read More »

Locals inducted into Rice National Honor Society

Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, principal at Rice Memorial High School, located in South Burlington, proudly announces the residents pictured above were inducted into the 2014 Rev. Raymond A. Adams Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). Criteria for acceptance into the NHS is based on scholarship, leadership, character and service to others.

Waldorf graduates 25 eighth graders

Waldorf graduates 25 eighth graders

In a ceremony marked by song and poetry, 25 eighth graders, 12 of them from Shelburne, graduated from the Lake Champlain Waldorf School on Thursday, June 5. In his remarks, Mr. Gregory Foster, who taught the graduates for all eight years of their grade school experience, urged the students to remember the three questions that… Read More »

Movie Reviews, Part 1

In this first installment of a three-part series, Shelburne News intern and young filmmaker Graham Byers helps readers decide what movie to watch this weekend. By Graham Byers, SCS eighth grader When you watch movies, you probably don’t think about the acting or the directing that is going on, unless of course this is noticeable.… Read More »


University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif. Kristen Mercure of Shelburne was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. St. Mary’s College, St. Mary’s City, Md. Madeline J. Roth of Shelburne has graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Roth… Read More »

Celebrate Father’s Day with “Dr. Dave” Landers

This Father’s Day, Phoenix Books Burlington will host Dr. Dave Landers for a discussion of the powerful, poignant, and profound ways that fathers defy or buy into our society’s views of masculinity and influence their children’s defining views of a man. Landers’ Men and Masculinities class at St. Michael’s College is immensely popular, and this… Read More »