Lost little brown bat caught napping at fire station

Lost little brown bat caught napping at fire station

When there’s an emergency in Shelburne, people know that if they call 911, the fire department will come. A little brown bat in distress skipped the middleman last week and showed up at the fire station needing some assistance. Shelburne Fire Department Deputy Chief John Goodrich arrived at work at 8 a.m. last Wednesday to… Read More »

Fifth-grade teacher wins national award

Fifth-grade teacher wins national award

Dave Baird’s smile is a familiar sight in the upstairs hallway at Charlotte Central School; it’s not always an easy feat to keep smiling when one is in the company of 10- and 11-year-olds all day, but he keeps it steady. His congenial manner and teaching style is appealing to students and is now being… Read More »

Two village landmarks get new life

Two village landmarks get new life

Two village landmarks on Shelburne Road are getting new life as one expands its already iconic offerings and the other puts a new spin on an old space. Village Wine & Coffee is getting bigger while and Peg & Ter’s is taking over the iconic Café Shelburne space. Johnny and Tina Helzer bought the Café… Read More »

Students connect with astronauts

Students connect with astronauts

The Charlotte Central School multi-purpose room, the site of decades of school plays, middle school dances, and first-grade gym classes, was transformed into a portal to the galaxy as students videoconferenced with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Last week, as part of NASA’s ISS Educational Downlink program, 175 middle school students plus teachers, school… Read More »

Windblown

Windblown

Scenes from Saturday Top A tree landed on a house on Falls Road during Friday’s storm. Top right Barrett’s Tree Service was called in to remove fallen trees from the village cemetery. Left Shelburne Public Works crews cut trees to clear the debris from the roadway in front of Shelburne Museum. Center At Shelburne Airport,… Read More »

Opening Day for boys and girls of summer

Opening Day for boys and girls of summer

It was a beautiful day for baseball, despite the wicked storm the night before. Athletes and their families enjoyed a sunny Opening Day for Shelburne Little League, which includes children from Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg. At top, hats off alongside Champ, the Vermont Lake Monsters mascot, who joins in for the national anthem. Named after… Read More »

Flo’s not slow

Flo’s not slow

Flo Meiler, athlete, octogenarian, and Shelburnite, recently won yet another pile of medals at the USA Track and Field Masters Indoor Championships in Landover, Maryland the weekend of March 16. The hard part of the track meet came when, after injuring a hamstring on the third day of the meet, Meiler still had to compete… Read More »

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