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 […]

Financial Fitness: A new tool for parents of children with special needs

By Antoine Williams Twenty-five years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law, guaranteeing disabled Americans – people with mental, physical, or emotional disabilities – equal opportunity in employment, transportation, government service and public accommodations. The most recent statistics show about one-in-four Americans has a disability. Many are children with special needs. So, […]

Tata Harper gives hands-on class at Be Skin Clinic

Tata Harper gives hands-on class at Be Skin Clinic

On a crisp early fall evening of last week, Be Skin Clinic was looking its very best with votive lanterns that lit up the walkway and dozens of beautiful flowers placed throughout the shop. The night was filled with friends, neighbors and family who enjoyed a wine tasting with Shelburne Vineyard, delicious treats from Bijou Fine […]

Paper clovers for 4H

Paper clovers for 4H

After a record-breaking 4-H Paper Clover campaign in the spring, Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is hosting another Paper Clover campaign in October. Tractor Supply Company and Del’s Feed and Farm Supply customers have the opportunity to purchase paper clovers for $1 or more during checkout from Oct. 7 to 18. At […]

Louise Gibbs joins Westview Investment Advisors

Louise Gibbs joins Westview Investment Advisors

Shelburne native Louise Gibbs has joined WestView Investment Advisors in Burlington as a Financial Services Coordinator. Louise is a recent graduate from Saint Michael’s College with a BA in Business Economics and minors in both Business and Political Science. “Enthusiastic, naturally curious and people-oriented, we are thrilled to have her join our team and look […]

Simon Pearce’s master glassblower to appear at Arabesque

Simon Pearce’s master glassblower to appear at Arabesque

Arabesque will host a special event with Bill Browne, the master glassblower at Simon Pearce, from noon to 4pm on Saturday, Oct. 3. Browne first fell in love with the art of glassblowing as a young man visiting the Simon Pearce Mill in Quechee. Inspired, he joined Simon Pearce in 1996 as an apprentice, determined […]

Red House a finalist in Martha Stewart maker contest

Red House a finalist in Martha Stewart maker contest

Britt Witt, 37, of Shelburne owns Red House, a small business she runs with her husband, Matt Witt. They specialize in waxed canvas and French ticking dry goods. Red House was recently nominated as a finalist in The Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Awards. The Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Awards spotlights makers […]

National Drive Electric Week celebrated at Vermont Teddy Bear

National Drive Electric Week celebrated at Vermont Teddy Bear

Electric cars and lawn mowers were on display at Vermont Teddy Bear in Shelburne last week. David Roberts was on hand to organize demos and answer questions. He is Vermont Energy Investment Corporation Senior Consultant and Drive Electric Vermont Coordinator. Vermont Teddy Bear is one of 21 businesses in the state who showed commitment to […]

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