Business needs survey distributed

The Selectboard approved and authorized the distribution this week of Shelburne’s Business Needs Survey. Ann Hogan, Planning Commissioner, has championed local economic development initiatives on behalf of the Planning Commission and is leading the effort to identify and gather information from all Shelburne for-profit and non-profit entities to assist the town’s ability to provide for […]

Common Deer finds new digs in Burlington

By Phyl Newbeck Shelburne’s loss is Burlington’s gain. Common Deer in Shelburne has closed its doors and reopened on College Street in Burlington last week. Owner Sharon Beal said she will miss her customers and hopes everyone comes to Burlington for a visit. It’s been about two years since Common Deer opened in Shelburne Village […]

Paying for College

While your high school student is taking standardized tests, parsing college choices, and raring for graduation, you’ll probably find yourself spending some time with net income calculators on college websites. Whether your family’s income level qualifies you for significant aid or limits you to merit scholarships, you’ll quickly discover that tuition is not the only […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to replace Archie’s Grill?

Aristotle Souliotis, the owner of Vermont Donut Enterprises, appeared before the Development Review Board at their meeting on July 1 to present his application for a conditional use and site plan to accommodate additional morning hours of operation and an additional 16 outdoor seats on the existing deck at the current site of Archie’s Grill. […]

New sports editor at WRP

New sports editor at WRP

Wind Ridge Publishing welcomes Matt Keller as the new sports editor, sports writer, and general assignment reporter for the Shelburne News and The Citizen. Keller is originally from Boston and resides in Burlington with his girlfriend, Dori. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the sports website, Going Deep Sports dot com. In addition to […]

Wind Ridge Publishing welcomes Lynn Monty to the team

Wind Ridge Publishing welcomes Lynn Monty to the team

Wind Ridge Publishing announces Lynn Monty as the new managing editor of Shelburne News and The Citizen. She has been a local journalist for more than a decade, having worked most of that time for the Burlington Free Press, Vermont’s largest daily. Her specialties are community news reporting, photography, and social media management. Monty served as […]

Dick Hess: Going Out on Top

Dick Hess: Going Out on Top

By Phyl Newbeck There is bad news on Shelburne Road. After almost five years as one of the Champlain Valley’s best loved burger joints, Archie’s will be closing its doors later this summer. Owner Dick Hess of Charlotte has health issues which are forcing him to sell the establishment, but he doesn’t want you to […]

A breath of fresh air for cancer patients

A breath of fresh air for cancer patients

by Phyl Newbeck Sometimes things just fall into place for Suzanne Johnson. People show up to help and boats appear on the horizon. That’s why Johnson is confident Healing Winds Vermont, a one-year-old non-profit which takes cancer patients and their loved ones sailing on Lake Champlain, can spawn other sailing non-profits up and down the […]

Arbors employee recognized

Arbors employee recognized

By Lynn Monty The Arbors at Shelburne Director of Community Relations, Allyson Sweeney, was awarded an Assisted Living Federation of America Hero award in May. Sweeney, 28, has been employed at Arbors for three years, and is one of six senior living employees in the country honored for their dedication in improving the lives of […]

In pursuit of tax-free opportunities: Roth IRAs

Roth IRAs are tax-advantaged accounts that can hold many different types of assets and investments. Unlike Traditional IRAs, which offer pre-tax contributions and tax-deferred growth potential, Roth IRAs have taxable contributions with tax-free growth potential. Distributions are tax-free, too, as long as the investor is age 59½ or older and has owned the IRA for […]