Vermont man charged for feeding bears

Vermont man charged for feeding bears

Jeffrey Messier, 54, of Black Falls Road was charged with feeding bears after Game Warden Sgt. Carl Wedin received a report of a bear being killed in self-defense at a neighboring residence on June 22. Sgt. Wedin responded and recovered the bear. Its stomach contained a large number of sunflower seeds. The investigating warden went… Read More »

Parks and Rec news

Call 985-9551 for Program and Registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. The final concert of Shelburne Parks & Recreation’s 19th annual Summer Concert Series at Shelburne Farms on July 30 features the Rhythm Rockets and fireworks. The rain date is Thursday, July 31. Set up your lawn chair and blanket at the Farm Barn courtyard, bring… Read More »

Rustic Roots hosts veterans fundraising dinner

Rustic Roots hosts veterans fundraising dinner

The Veterans Memorial dinner raffle, won by the town’s own Karen and Rich Grimm, took place at Rustic Roots on Saturday, July 5 in Shelburne. The Grimm’s and six invited guests were treated to an intimate dinner with local ingredients provided by the Shelburne Supermarket while the dinner venue, food preparation, and service was lovingly… Read More »

Robert Nickelsberg: looking back on Afghanistan

By Phyl Newbeck Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has lived a good portion of his life in very dangerous places, but every summer he gets a bit of a break to spend time at his family’s house in Charlotte. This summer, Nickelsberg has also spent time promoting his book “Afghanistan: A Distant War” which was published last… Read More »

Yoga Roots offers free beach yoga

The Shelburne Recreation and Yoga Roots, a local Shelburne yoga studio, hosted a free yoga class at Shelburne Beach Sunday, July 13. Overlooking the lake and the mountains the lawn was filled with 40 plus yoga practitioners of all ages and abilities. The two things they all had in common was a love for the… Read More »

Women must know what to expect from social security

Everyone needs to be aware of the financial resources they will have available in retirement. But if you’re a woman, you must be particularly diligent, for a variety of reasons. And that means you’ll need to know just what to expect from Social Security. Why should you, as a woman, pay extra attention to Social… Read More »

Shelburne business owner named to ADFP Board of Directors

Shelburne business owner named to ADFP Board of Directors

The Association of Divorce Financial Planners (ADFP) named associate member Lori Lustberg, along with eight other divorce financial planners from around the country, to serve on the ADFP Board of Directors at its annual membership meeting on Tuesday, June 3. Lustberg is also the editor-in-chief for the association’s monthly newsletter, ADFP News. Her Shelburne practice,… Read More »

Join local fight to end breast cancer

Join local fight to end breast cancer

The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff rally and informational meeting at 6pm on July 30 at G’s Restaurant at Sheraton Hotel in South Burlington to share details about its upcoming community walk. Now is the time to get involved in the Chittenden walk, slated for Oct 19, and… Read More »

Vermont Outlaws win Baseball Showdown

Vermont Outlaws win Baseball Showdown

The Vermont Outlaws, an under 17 baseball team led by Champlain Valley’s head baseball coach Tim Albertson, won four straight games to win the 10th Annual Heritage Summer Baseball Showdown July 18-20 at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington and Williston Central School in Williston. The Outlaws, a summer baseball prep club that also… Read More »

Vermont 4-H Horse Show attracts 103 competitors

Vermont 4-H Horse Show attracts 103 competitors

More than 100 Vermont 4-H’ers turned out for the Vermont 4-H State Horse Show, July 10-13 at the Addison County Fair and Field Days site in New Haven. The annual event, sponsored by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H, attracted 79 4-H equestrians and 24 4-H club members who took part in a special Horseless… Read More »