Shelburne’s Soule celebrates a first

Sallie Soule, a former State Senator and Vermont House of Representative from Shelburne and Charlotte, recently pierced her ears for the first time at 86 years young. Always willing to try something new, Soule pierced her ears for a family wedding. According to Soule’s daughter Sarah, “My niece is getting married in July and my… Read More »

Report from Montpelier: May 22, 2014

In a two-part series, Shelburne Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb will highlight a number of issues that passed out of the legislature this year. This week: health concern. Next week: education. Vermont and the Affordable Care Act: Vermont had a very difficult rollout of our health care exchange, as did many other states. Legislative… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library: May 22, 2014

Today! The Fairy Club meets at 3:15pm in the children’s library. Our younger patrons, ages four and up, are invited to attend and participate in a craft project. Snacks will be provided. Join us again next Thursday – same time, same place – for another Fairy Club adventure. Please register in advance. Tonight! It’s Indieflix… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: Perry Melvin

By Lesley Snyder While it’s hard to imagine many laughable moments during his service, Vietnam combat veteran Perry Melvin recalls a slight snafu during his time with the Combined Action Platoon unit (CAP 1-3-5). “I helped to round up stray cattle and pigs to bring to a South Vietnam Sergeant Major who was to ensure… Read More »

Rotary welcomes newest inductee

Charlotte Shelburne Rotary welcomed the club’s newest member at their May 14 meeting, Membership Chair Ric Flood, right, conducted the official induction of Mark Lund of Charlotte, a member of the staff of Wind Ridge Publishing who returned to the area after some time studying and living in Rochester, N.Y. Lund’s sponsor was Rotarian Rosalyn… Read More »

Farmers Market returns to Shelburne May 31

It’s that time of year. The first Shelburne Farmers Market of the season sponsored by Shelburne Business and Professional Association will be held Saturday, May 31 from 9am-1pm at the Parade Ground and it promises to be bigger and better than ever. Mark your calendar now for this not-to-be-missed event.

Arabesque to participate in Italian trade project

The Shelburne boutique, Arabesque, was chosen from more than 250 stores to be part of a select group of U.S. retailers who will travel to Tuscany in June as part of a partnership program with Italian artisans. A partnership between the Tuscan Regional Promotional Agency (Toscana Promozione) and Artex, the Center for Artistic and Traditional… Read More »

Wake Robin welcomes new president and CEO

The Board of Directors at Wake Robin announced that Patrick McKee will take over as president and CEO following Allie Stickney’s retirement next month. The Board of Directors, Wake Robin residents, and staff thank Stickney for her seven and a half years of dedicated service to the community, and are eager to begin the next… Read More »

Free yourself from cycle of emotional investing

In many areas of your life, you’re probably aware that it’s useful to keep emotions out of your decision-making — and that’s certainly the case with investing. However, it can be difficult to keep your feelings from influencing your investment decisions. But you may find it easier to invest with your head, rather than your… Read More »

Shelburne Farms welcomes new staff

President Alec Webb has announced appointments to the staff of Shelburne Farms: Hannah Sacco of Shelburne is the new director of the Inn at Shelburne Farms, succeeding Karen Polihronakis. Sacco came to the Inn in 2010 as a seasonal front desk person and the following year became a full-time staff member as special functions assistant,… Read More »