Fawns are arriving

Fawns are arriving

The Vermont Fish &Wildlife Department says deer fawns are being born now and asks that people avoid disturbing or picking them up. Most deer fawns are born during the first and second weeks of June, according to Vermont deer biologist Adam Murkowski. Murkowski says it is best to keep your distance because the fawn’s mother… Read More »

Back to the Beach makes successful return

Back to the Beach makes successful return

According to Shelburne Parks and Recreation Department’s Director Betsy Cieplicki this year’s Back to the Beach Night was one of the largest on record. Hundreds of community members attended the annual event to enjoy near perfect weather, fine food, and social time with their neighbors last Tuesday night at Shelburne Beach. During the event, a… Read More »

Harborwood Shores beach cleanup

Harborwood Shores beach cleanup

Shelburne Point’s Harborwood Shores neighborhood association celebrated the start of summer on June 22. Neighbors gathered on Sunday morning for the annual clean-up of the community’s beach, followed by an ice cream social in the afternoon. The weather gods smiled, and approximately 40 neighbors dropped by on foot or by boat to enjoy Ben & Jerry’s… Read More »

Teens focus on entrepreneurship during Governor’s Institutes of Vermont

This July up to 25 Vermont high school students will bring their passion for business, enthusiasm, and thirst for learning to the first Governor’s Institute on Entrepreneurship, where they will spend a week learning about marketing, finance, business planning and more alongside other budding entrepreneurs from around the state. Hosted at Vermont Technical College, which… Read More »

Kudos

National Society of Collegiate Scholars William Dixon Jonah of Shelburne has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing. Saint Michael’s College, Colchester, Vt. The following Shelburne residents graduated… Read More »

College Counseling Corner: Rising Seniors

Rising seniors By Sarah Soule In the world of college admission, students in the Class of 2015 are known as “rising seniors” which means that since their junior year has now reached its conclusion they are “hot prospects” in the world of recruiting. Colleges nationwide are eager to attract rising seniors over the summer to… Read More »

SCS selected for statewide Farm to School Institute

Eleven Vermont schools, including the Shelburne Community School, have just been selected to join the 2014-2015 Vermont Food Farm to School Institute offered by Vermont Food Education Every Day (VT FEED). The Institute provides year-long learning opportunities that help schools engage students in food, farm and nutrition education and serve healthy, local school lunches. Since… Read More »

CVU School Board News: International students at CVU

CVU School Board News: International students at CVU

Towards the end of every academic year, international students the school has hosted over the course of the school year visit the CVU School Board. This year, students from Austria, Denmark, Italy, Germany, and Sweden talked about the many differences between their schools and CVU, and were unanimous in their praise of the CVU experience.… Read More »

Area quilters enter Vermont Quilt Festival contest

Over 250 contest entrants of all ages from the U.S., Canada, and abroad have entered the quilt contest at Vermont Quilt Festival, New England’s premier quilt event this weekend. They include Shelburne residents Hope Johnson, Judy M. Siccama, and Ruth Whitaker. Olivia Brunelle and Lauren Toussaint of Shelburne are entrants in the youth category. Evaluated by a… Read More »

Bill Skiff releases new book

Bill Skiff releases new book

Red Barn Books of VT in Shelburne is celebrating the Fourth of July with the release of a new book, “Willie the Jumping Frog”, written by local resident Bill Skiff. In a tradition that Mark Twain and Huck Finn would likely approve, Skiff has led Williston’s Independence Day children’s festivities as “Frog Master,” officiating at… Read More »