Shelburne interns gain valuable experience

Shelburne interns gain valuable experience

On a recent Thursday morning, Rachel Childers was hard at work in the Conservation Lab at the Shelburne Museum, bent over one of two large wooden boards taken from the museum’s Dentzel Carousel collection. Each was painted with a scene of a hunter pursuing a rhino. She dabbed at a section of the painted wood… Read More »

Vermont seeks to woo young professionals

Vermont seeks to woo young professionals

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott held a press conference Monday in the brewing room of Fiddlehead Brewing Co. in Shelburne, amid the sounds of ventilators whirring, tanks being opened and the smell of the fermenting beer lingering in the air. The microbrewery, one of Vermont’s hippest thriving industries, provided the backdrop for Scott to make a… Read More »

Selectboard debates, passes hazmat and truck ordinances

After much debate Tuesday evening, the Shelburne Selectboard adopted two new municipal ordinances that regulate truck traffic on town roads and curtail the handling of hazardous materials. Representatives from several local companies attended the public hearing, mostly in opposition to the new regulations which they considered as a threat to their business practices. The ordinance… Read More »

European delegation visits Shelburne

European delegation visits Shelburne

Shelburne recently hosted a group of European representatives as part of a program offered by the Vermont Council on World Affairs and the U.S. Department of State. The leaders represented the countries of Bosnia, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, and Romania. They met July 28 with local officials to discuss Shelburne’s tradition of student… Read More »

Pierson Library appoints new director

Pierson Library appoints new director

Kevin Unrath of South Burlington will be the new director of the Pierson Library, library trustees announced Friday. The board began hunting for a new director after Lara Keenan resigned to take a job with the state government. Since May, board member Cathy Townsend has functioned as the interim director. Unrath was previously the director… Read More »

Massachusetts man drowns at Point Bay Marina

A 64-year-old man was found dead in the water at Point Bay Marina on Thompson’s Point in Charlotte Saturday night, according to Vermont State Police. David Clement of Pittsfield, Mass. was returning his boat to its slip at the marina when officials say he fell into the water and drowned. State Police from the Williston… Read More »