Investigators search for cause: Public’s help sought in Harbor Road barn fire, reward offered

Investigators search for cause: Public’s help sought in Harbor Road barn fire, reward offered

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Shelburne and Vermont State Police continue to investigate the cause of the fire that destroyed a partially converted barn on Harbor Road last week. Investigators have not ruled out arson as a possible explanation and they are seeking help from the public. A state tip line offers a reward of up to… Read More »

Learning her lines

Learning her lines

Jill Silvia of Shelburne focuses on her lines in the first read-through rehearsal last Friday. She is one of nine actors featured in Shelburne Player’s April show, “Noises Off,” a comic farce by Michael Frayn. The critically acclaimed “play within a play” presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called “Nothing On.”… Read More »

Lewis Creek Association hosts ‘Toxic Puzzle’ film

The Lewis Creek Association will host a free screening on Jan. 31 of the documentary film “Toxic Puzzle: Hunt for the Hidden Killer,” about scientist Paul Cox and his team’s investigation of links between toxins produced by blue-green algae and the neurodegenerative diseases ALS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Discussion will follow with University of Vermont scientists… Read More »

Red Cross appeals for blood, platelet donations

A drop off in blood and platelet donations over the holidays has prompted the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care. “Many people may not realize that blood products are perishable, and the only source of… Read More »

Catholic bishop to hold public meetings across Vt.

Bishop Christopher Coyne, leader of the Catholic Diocese of Burlington, is holding a series of town meetings across the state as “part of a continuing effort to promote full transparency and communication about Catholic matters in Vermont.” The meetings will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at several locations and dates in January including… Read More »

Food shelf welcomes federal employees

The Shelburne Food Shelf recognizes that the federal government shutdown could be affecting local federal employees. Missing a paycheck can be very difficult. The Shelburne Food Shelf welcomes any Shelburne resident who could use some additional food items. The food shelf is open every other week on Tuesday mornings and Thursday evenings. Next hours are… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Me & My Guy Dance Tickets are on sale for this fun event for girls in grades K-5 and their special adult guy (dad, uncle, grandfather, etc.) Feb. 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Shelburne Town Gymnasium. Tickets: $20 per couple, $5 per additional person. Top Hat Entertainment returns with their popular photo… Read More »

Meet and greet new Town Manager Lee Krohn Jan. 26

The Shelburne Selectboard has organized a special meet-and-greet reception for new Town Manager Lee Krohn. The public is invited to attend on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 2-4 p.m. at the town offices. Krohn was recently hired as the new town manager after a stint as interim manager since last May when former manager Joe Colangelo… Read More »

Dangerous driving

Dangerous driving

Sunday’s slick roads contributed to multiple slide-offs in the region including this one on Vermont 116 in Shelburne. The driver lost control on the snow-covered road and struck a tree. A Hinesburg EMS crew was first on scene, according to fire officials. Shelburne Rescue transported the driver to UVM Medical Center. Traffic was limited to… Read More »

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