David Zuckerman: A life of politics and produce

David Zuckerman: A life of politics and produce

Editor’s note: Contributor Phyl Newbeck has been meeting and writing about the people who call Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg home since 2011. This is her 300th Notable Neighbor feature for the Shelburne News and The Citizen. It was his childhood summers in rural western Virginia that instilled a love of farming and the outdoors in… Read More »

Elizabeth Bunsen: Lifelong artist continually redefines her work

Elizabeth Bunsen: Lifelong artist continually redefines her work

Elizabeth Bunsen describes her art as an “ongoing conversation.” Burlington City Arts must agree, since this year the 63-year-old Charlotte resident received the Barbara Smail Award given to mid-career artists who, among other criteria, are “expanding their creative experience.” The award was particularly moving for Bunsen since she displayed Smail’s work at Passepartout, the gallery… Read More »

School board veteran steps down, looks back

School board veteran steps down, looks back

Update: This story was corrected to state Joan Lenes’ time in the state legislature. After 26 years of service to the children of what is now known as the Champlain Valley School District, Joan Lenes has decided to retire from the school board. A Shelburne resident since 1979, the 67-year-old Lenes received her Master’s in… Read More »