Shelburne businesses rally together to encourage holiday shopping in town

Shelburne businesses rally together to encourage holiday shopping in town

The first official weekend of the holiday season was a lively one in Shelburne as local businesses launched a creative new campaign ShopShelburneVT.com. The power of the internet, social media and good old word-of-mouth brought holiday shoppers to kick off what promises to be a successful holiday retail season. From shops with decades of holiday […]

Orton executive director addresses White House rural council convening

Orton Family Foundation Executive Director David Leckey visited the White House this month and addressed the White House Rural Council convening on placemaking. Leckey spoke before a group of about 70 representatives of government, foundation and non-profit organizations. His remarks focused on Orton’s Community Heart & Soul initiative as an inclusive form of community placemaking […]

Jeff Hodgson inducted into the American Society of Landscape Architects

Jeff Hodgson inducted into the American Society of Landscape Architects

Jeff Hodgson of Shelburne was recently inducted as a Fellow into the American Society of Landscape Architects. Hodgson, partner at Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architecture of Burlington VT and Hudson NY was inducted as a Fellow into the American Society of Landscape Architect’s Council of Fellows at the annual convention in Chicago. The 37 people inducted […]

Must Love Yarn: A labor of love

Must Love Yarn: A labor of love

A new store opened on Shelburne Road this month. Must Love Yarn is a collaboration between Jennifer Arbuckle, Kelly Otty and Angela Zaikowski, three women with very different backgrounds who share a love of knitting. The trio met four years ago at a knitting group at the Charlotte Library. Otty and Arbuckle initially talked about […]

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 […]

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