Shelburne Day celebrates community

The annual celebration of the community and its local businesses, Shelburne Day, is planned for this Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9am-3pm on the Parade Ground in Shelburne. Initially designed to gather businesses and organizations together for a day of festivities, the annual event sponsored by the Shelburne Business and Professional Association (SBPA), is in its… Read More »

Visit Shelburne Dems on Shelburne Day

The Shelburne Democratic Committee’s booth returns to the Parade Ground on Shelburne Day, Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9am to 3pm. This year’s booth will focus on providing voter information for the upcoming primary and general elections. The public is invited to come to the booth to complete a short quiz on Shelburne. The winner of… Read More »

Summer organic dairy series focuses on forage management

Organic farmers are invited to attend workshops in Westfield and Hardwick to explore ways to make the most of their forages. The sessions are part of the Summer Organic Dairy Series, presented by the University of Vermont Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Program and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT). The cost per program… Read More »

CVU grad earns Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowship

Carly Brown, a June 2014 graduate of Champlain College’s Teacher Apprenticeship Program (TAP), has received the 2014 Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Teaching Fellowship. She was selected from a pool of more than 180 applicants, and is one of 32 exceptionally talented, early career science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) teachers to be awarded a fellowship.… Read More »

Kudos Kudos!

University of Rochester Nicholas John Bonaccio, a senior majoring in applied music (percussion) at the Eastman School of Music, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement for the spring 2014 semester. Bonaccio, a resident of Shelburne, is the child of Tony and Connie Bonaccio, and a graduate of Rice Memorial High School… Read More »

UVM soccer team welcomes two former CVU standouts

The University of Vermont men’s soccer program will add nine newcomers to the squad for the upcoming 2014 season. Among the nine freshmen are two former Champlain Valley Union soccer players, including the Vermont Gatorade Player of the Year, Zack Evans, and Joe Castano. Other native Vermonters include Burlington Free Press Player of the Year,… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit The Parks and Recreation Office will be closed on Friday, Aug. 15 for Bennington Battle Day. Registration forms can be left in our Drop Box outside the Recreation Office. Kindergarten soccer registration is open: A fun, instructional soccer program for Kindergarteners! The program curriculum includes… Read More »


Births Jillian (O’Brien) and Kevin Womersley of Shelburne had a son, Logan Kai Womersley, on July 7 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Deaths Marian Donaldson Davis – Shelburne Marian Donaldson Davis, 93, of Shelburne, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Wake Robin. Mrs. Davis, known as Donnie, was born Oct. 15, 1920, in Spring Creek,… Read More »

Have the time of your life at the Latin Dance Party Annual fundraiser returns Sept. 5

Have the time of your life at the Latin Dance Party  Annual fundraiser returns Sept. 5

Vermont Hands to Honduras-Tela will host a Latin Dance Party on Friday, Sept. 5 from 7-11pm at Shelburne Farms Coach Barn in support of the organization. The cost for the benefit is $30 per person and includes dancing to Rhode Island’s hottest Latin band Jesus Andujar & Grupo Sazon, salsa dance instruction, musical performances by Alejandro… Read More »