Financial Fitness: Where is the best place to retire?

Financial Fitness: Where is the best place to retire?

It all depends on you. Thanks to the Baby Boom generation, pre-retirees, and retirees have a lot more options than did previous generations of Americans. There is a lot to consider before you decide where to live during retirement: your savings and investments, monthly income, family, friends, legacy, work options, weather, interests, health, and a […]

May mixer provides opportunity to network with neighbors

Members and potential members of Shelburne Business and Professional Association (SBPA) are invited to a Spring Mixer on Tuesday, May 26 from 6-8pm at the Heart of the Village Inn. Mixers are an important part of the mission of SBPA, a chance to learn about new businesses and share information and referrals with local businesses […]

Cyrus Schenck wins LaunchVT with Renoun Ski Company

Cyrus Schenck wins LaunchVT with Renoun Ski Company

by Sadie Williams Renoun Ski Company, founded by Shelburne’s Cyrus Schenck, took home $30,000 in cash and $45,000 in-kind services from this year’s LaunchVT competition held on Thursday, May 7 at Main Street Landing in Burlington. Schenck has developed a new kind of ski that utilizes non-Newtonian fluid for a responsive on-snow experience. When interviewed […]

Shelburne’s Steve Gronlund joins VHFA

Shelburne’s Steve Gronlund joins VHFA

Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Steve Gronlund of Shelburne has joined the Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) as Human Resources Manager. Gronlund comes to VHFA from Heartworks and Renaissance Schools where he worked for the past 15 years, most recently as the Human Resources and Business Manager. “VHFA is happy to welcome someone with Steve’s […]

Vermont Smoke and Cure expands management team, Shelburne’s Mark Davitt named VP of Finance

Vermont Smoke and Cure expands management team, Shelburne’s Mark Davitt named VP of Finance

As Vermont Smoke and Cure expands plant capacity to meet customer demand, the award-winning meat company has added four key members to its management team in Hinesburg. CEO Chris Bailey announced the following new vice presidents have recently come aboard: Karen Ackerman, Sales; Cindy Hsiao, Marketing; Don Holly, Operations; and Mark Davitt, Finance. Ackerman comes to Vermont Smoke […]

First Scholar-Shop for Books has perfect ending

First Scholar-Shop for Books has perfect ending

The first Annual Stern Center Scholar-Shop for Books raised over $7,500 to support the Cynthia K. Hoehl Institute for Excellence, which underwrites professional learning opportunities for teachers and reduces instruction fees for learners. Above, over 100 community members and 10 authors enjoyed the Scholar-Shop for Books fundraiser at Shelburne Vineyard on Thursday, April 30. Photo […]

Shelburne Country Store acquires The Christmas Loft in Shelburne

Shelburne Country Store acquires The Christmas Loft in Shelburne

Shelburne Country Store owners Steve and Deb Mayfield announce the acquisition of The Christmas Loft in Shelburne on Monday, May 4. Based in Jay, Vt., The Christmas Loft is a privately held corporation that operates two additional retail locations both in New Hampshire: one in North Woodstock and one in North Conway. The Mayfield’s purchase includes […]

New Greek restaurant in Shelburne offers traditional foods, Greek wines

New Greek restaurant in Shelburne offers traditional foods, Greek wines

By Matt Keller A large Greek flag waving in the breeze on Route 7 announces the newest addition to Shelburne’s culinary scene. Taverna Khione, a traditional Greek restaurant, now occupies the space once inhabited by Café Shelburne. The restaurant is the latest venture of chef and restaurateur Marc Provencher, who trained at Michael’s on the […]