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 »

Partnership offers beer and food tasting event at Mt. Philo Aug. 10 Vermont State Parks, Switchback Brewery, Dakin Farms collaborate

Vermont State Parks has teamed up with Burlington’s Switchback Brewing Company to hold the first ever Switchback Sunday event at historic Mt. Philo State Park. The event will take place rain or shine on Sunday, Aug.10 from noon to 4pm at the picnic shelter on Mt. Philo summit. Mt. Philo is the oldest state park… Read More »

Community Emergency Response Training available

The Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is holding training for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). CERT members are trained to be prepared to take care of themselves and others during an emergency and assist local emergency response agencies. Vermont residents age 18 or older or youth accompanied by a parent or… Read More »

Supporting the Rokeby is as easy as pie

Having a great day is easy as pie at Rokeby Museum’s annual Pie & Ice Cream Social on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 1 to 4pm. Their corps of pie-baking volunteers has been perfecting the art of pie making for more than 25 years. Peach, apple, and berry pies of every kind – it’s a selection… Read More »

“Conversations with Kay” features Shelburne locals

This month Vermont Community Access Media’s (VCAM) popular producer and talk show host Kay Ryder is focused on Shelburne, her home for over 45 years. Ryder, the host of “Conversations with Kay,” interviewed Charlotte Shelburne Rotary Club President Dave Jonah and Rotarian Dr. Sam Fietelberg about the Hands to Honduras Tela Program. A partnership bringing… Read More »

Peregrine Falcon nesting cliffs reopened for hikers

Vermont Fish & Wildlife has reopened the cliffs closed to hiking and access earlier this spring to protect nesting peregrine falcons. Peregrine falcons were added to the Endangered Species List in 1970, one year after it was created as a part of the 1969 Endangered Species Conservation Act.  Although the peregrine falcon was delisted in… Read More »