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 […]

Tim Williams: The new face of Archie’s Grill

Tim Williams:  The new face of Archie’s Grill

Tim Williams has owned a number of businesses but nothing has given him as much satisfaction as his most recent endeavor; purchasing the concept of Archie’s Grill from retiring owner Dick Hess. Williams had no restaurant background but that didn’t stop him from taking the plunge. “I just thought it was a great opportunity,” he […]

Selectboard honors volunteers

“We’re a town of volunteers. Our town runs the way it does because people step up to the plate,” Selectboard Chair Gary von Stange said, praising the many volunteers who make up Shelburne’s commissions, boards and committees (CBCs). Some of the things that make Shelburne what it is were highlighted during the April 12 meeting […]

New bricks added to monument

New bricks added to monument

Jim “The Brick Man” Donaldson of the Shelburne Veterans Monument Committee instructs volunteer brick layers and Vermont Air Guard members Major Jason Galipeau and Colonel Henry Harder of Shelburne on how to lay newly engraved bricks. The Committee is adding an additional 72 bricks to the original 364 they laid in 2015.