The Rice Memorial High School Boys Golf Team captured its first ever Division II State championship in the history of its athletic program on Wednesday, June 4 at the Country Club of Vermont. Shelburne residents, freshman Harrison Thayer and junior Brendan Thompson, competing in the third and fourth spots respectively, helped the team finished with… Read More »
“Actions speak louder than words”: Shelburne residents Andrea Van Hoven and Dick Lednicky are taking on this old adage big time as they embark on a personal challenge combining their desire for adventure and discovery with their commitment to our planet. Two years ago the couple started to make plans to live abroad and learned… Read More »
By David Scherr Photos by Ben Sarle It is increasingly hard to stand out in Burlington’s thriving culinary scene, where another excellent and inventive restaurant or eatery seems to spring forth in or around the city with every passing season. Older establishments have been forced to step up their game, and newer ones are competing… Read More »
Shelburne resident Crea Lintilhac was one of seven outstanding individuals to receive honorary degrees at the University of Vermont’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 18. A 1978 graduate of the University of Vermont (UVM), Lintilhac was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters in recognition of her contributions as a dedicated public servant, activist, and… Read More »
BikeFest, an annual event organized by Friends of Shelburne Paths, was incredibly well attended thanks to the return of summer weather last Saturday morning in Shelburne. Organizers Susan Hull Grasso, Sara Blum, Pam Nuovo, and Gabriela Meyer estimated that 44 bikes were tuned, 12 youngsters participated in the Kids Learn to Ride, and 25 cyclists… Read More »
These two sets of goslings and mother geese touring Shelburne Point last week were captured on camera by Shelburne residents Bryan Jackson and Nancy Jenkins.
By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard spent part of its May 27 meeting talking with the Planning Commission. “The Planning Commission plans,” Commission Chair Kate Lalley said, pausing, “for the short term, and we’re the public board really charged with taking the long view.” This long view could extend out 50 to 100 years, and… Read More »
Investments in Vermont environment and infrastructure In Rep. Kate Webb and Joan Lenes’ last column for the season, they have highlighted a few pieces of legislation passed this year that protect Vermont’s environment and infrastructure. Capital Investments in our State: The capital bill includes the culmination of a six-year effort to provide a strategy and… Read More »
By Rosalyn Graham Shelburne Historical Society (SHS) will hold its second inaugural meeting on Saturday, June 7 at the Shelburne Town Hall beginning at 9:30am. SHS held a meeting on May 20 and will be repeating the program Saturday morning for those who would find a weekend morning easier to attend. Anyone who was at… Read More »
Shelburne Water Dept. has started annual spring flushing of fire hydrants throughout the Shelburne water system. It is expected that the process will be completed by early July. If your tap water appears cloudy or brown, let your cold water run until it clears.