Local architect wins Green Building Award

Local architect wins Green Building Award

The architects of Pill–Maharam, a Shelburne-based firm, received the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) award for the Greenest Commercial Building; Deep Energy Retrofit for their offices on Falls Road. The project also received the People’s Choice Award which was voted on by those who attended the gala event at Main Street Landing. This is not […]

VermontUnited leading ‘Reckless Rail Rally’ this Sunday

VermontUnited, a grassroots group working to alert citizens that Vermont’s safety and environment are not negotiable, is holding what it has dubbed the ‘Reckless Rail Rally’ on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at 2:00pm. The march is designed to bring people together to halt the construction of a huge industrial freight and trucking complex currently being […]

Shelburne Farmers Market adds four new vendors

Shelburne Farmers Market adds four new vendors

Shelburne Farmers Market will open for its 11th year on May 28 and there will be four new vendors among the familiar ones ranged along the Parade Ground on Church Street. The new vendors who will be joining the Farmers Market are: Gabby Tuite and Henry Webb of Old Road Farm in Moncton who will […]

Red Cross has significant need for type O negative blood

The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type, and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S. population has type O negative blood, hospitals depend […]

Jake Kilpeck: helping to keep the community safe

Jake Kilpeck: helping to keep the community safe

Sometimes, what seems minor at first turns out to be a matter of life-and-death. That was the case on one cold night this past March when a call came in to Shelburne Communications Center (SCC), and Jake Kilpeck answered. Kilpeck had just marked two years as an Emergency Communications Technician (ECT) the month before–a job […]

Kwiniaska golf course development reviewed

Kwiniaska golf course development reviewed

More than two dozen Shelburne residents turned out for the Development Review Board meeting on April 20 to express their concerns about the Sketch Plan presented by Snyder Custom Homes for developing 100 new homes on the Kwiniaska property on the southern edge of Spear Street. The DRB had previously reviewed the proposal and conducted […]

Kali Adams takes home top honors at Vermont History Day

Kali Adams takes home top honors at Vermont History Day

Kali Adams, a ninth grade part-time student at CVU from Shelburne, won first prize in the senior division at Vermont History Day for her website entitled “Dorothy Thompson: Finding the Truth”. Her website was also awarded the Deborah Pickman Clifford Vermont Women’s History Prize. The Clifford prize is awarded to an outstanding project regarding a […]

Lori Smith recognized as Wellness Leader

Lori Smith recognized as Wellness Leader

By Janet Franz The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports selected Lori Smith of Shelburne to receive the 2016 Vermont Wellness Leadership award. Smith accepted the award at the Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference on March 30 in Burlington. Don George, CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, presented the award to Smith. […]

Rite Aid raises money for UVM Children’s Hospital

Rite Aid raises money for UVM Children’s Hospital

Rite Aid in Shelburne recently raised nearly $2300 for the UVM Vermont Children’s Hospital with some unique fund raising techniques. In addition to a bottle drive, bake sale and raffle, Rite Aid held a pie-off election. Customers paid $5 to vote for either Rick Bessette or Mandy Clayton with the winner earning a chocolate cream […]

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