Local businesses network at SBPA mixer

Local businesses network at SBPA mixer

The theme was “meet your neighbor – learn about their business” at the Oct. 21 Shelburne Business and Professional Association mixer held at the charming café-like headquarters of Bijou Fine Chocolates in Shelburne Green at the south edge of the village. A good crowd of local business owners, representing the town’s broad range of business […]

Community Health Centers of Burlington announces new staff

Community Health Centers of Burlington announces new staff

CHCB expands comprehensive community-based services for children and families  The Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) is pleased to announce the following new staff in our Maternal-Child Department: Lincoln Heath, MD, a resident of Charlotte, is a family practice physician who will provide obstetrical and prenatal care in addition to his family practice. A native […]

Agency of Ag announces $25,000 in Trade Show Grants available to Vermont Farm, Food and Forestry Businesses

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces the availability of $25,000 in grant funds for the Trade Show Assistance Grant. Part of VAAFM’s growing Domestic Export Program, the Trade Show Assistance Grant is designed to help expand out-of-state sales opportunities for Vermont farm, food and forestry businesses by increasing the financial accessibility of […]

Bijou launches a new tasting workshop series

Bijou launches a new tasting workshop series

Chefs at Bijou Fine Chocolate and Tea spend their days crafting and selling delicious confections, and will now add workshops to their responsibilities in an effort to help customers understand and appreciate the many subtleties involved in tasting fine food. Education is a passion at Bijou. Out of a growing demand from the local food […]

Allison Gillette joins Shelburne Museum

Allison Gillette joins Shelburne Museum

Shelburne Museum welcomes Allison Gillette from Lake George, where she was most recently the project archivist at the Sage Colleges in Troy, New York. She previously worked at the Adirondack Museum, the Speed Art Museum and the Museum of Performance and Design. She received her MLIS in Library and Information Sciences at San Jose State […]

Diaper drive for COTS underway

Diaper drive for COTS underway

Dee Physical Therapy in South Burlington, Shelburne and Hinesburg has been collecting diapers to donate to the Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) for the past eight years. The Dee PT Great Diaper Drive is the growing effort of Jason Fitzgerald, clinical coordinator and exercise physiologist. Fitzgerald and Dee PT have collected diapers annually around the […]

Businesses find a home at the Bluewater Center

Businesses find a home at the Bluewater Center

By Phyl Newbeck Located on Pine Haven Shores Road, the Bluewater Center is open for business. The center, which was originally built in 1980, is a burgeoning hub for companies both big and small. Sandy Brisson has been the office manager for the last five years and is hoping to attract some new clientele to […]

Chef Contos hosts a cook-off

Chef Contos hosts a cook-off

Chef Courtney Contos hosted a Fall Party & Meatball Cook-off at her Chef Contos Kitchen & Store on Oct. 3. Shelburne Vineyards was on site selling wine by the glass. There were meatballs, homemade pasta and breadsticks for all. Judges were Joyce Desautels and Butch Cartularo of Buono Appetito. There were eight different entries, each […]

Field to Flue Open House at Meach Cove Farms

Field to Flue Open House at Meach Cove Farms

By Rachel Carter Vermont-grown grasses are being used to heat the Biomass Building, a 4,200 square foot commercial building at Meach Cove Farms in Shelburne. Local residents, community leaders and renewable energy enthusiasts are invited to visit Meach Cove Farms Oct. 23 and 24 for an open house to learn how grass pellets are generating […]