Live burn offers valuable fire training

Live burn offers valuable fire training

LEE KAHRS Shelburne News Firefighters from Shelburne and Charlotte were able to practice fighting the real thing during a live training burn of the former Waldorf School on Ferry Road in Charlotte last week. Shelburne firefighter Lee Krohn said that the departments spent the past month in flame/heat/smoke conditions with thermal imaging cameras, search and… Read More »

Jewelry stolen during burglary

LEE KAHRS Shelburne News Shelburne Country Store owners Stephen and Deb Mayfield opened the door to their business the morning of July 26 and immediately saw something amiss. “We opened the store and we saw the jewelry case open and glass on the floor,” Stephen said. For the first time in the 20 years the… Read More »

Around the world and back home to Shelburne: Bud Ockert on Memorial Day, how to treat people and civic engagement

Around the world and back home to Shelburne: Bud Ockert on Memorial Day, how to treat people and civic engagement

LEE KAHRS Shelburne News Not surprisingly, Bud Ockert was early for his interview. He was found on the wine side of Village Wine and Coffee, talking to owner Kevin Clayton about the state of affairs in Shelburne. “He’s a living legend,” Clayton said. “Not a legend, a living legend.” Ockert scoffed and waved his hand.… Read More »