Dragonheart Vermont takes on the world at championship competition

Dragonheart Vermont takes on the world at championship competition

Three Shelburne residents are in Welland, Ontario, getting ready to compete in the International Dragon Boat Federation World Championship. Kim Dittus, Linda Retchin and Tag Carpenter are three of the sixteen members of Dragonheart Vermont who will be representing the United States against teams from 25 other countries. Breast cancer survivor Dittus is an oncologist […]

Heart of the Village Inn participates in Shelburne Day

Heart of the Village Inn participates in Shelburne Day

The Heart of the Village Inn will participate in this year’s Shelburne Day. New owners Rose and Anatoly Polyakov embrace the spirit of community and offer Shelburne residents, family and friends an ongoing 20% local discount. The Polyakovs are excited to be part of the community and establish personal relationships. They will personally attend Shelburne Farmers Market […]

Historical treasures, big and small, remembered on Shelburne Day

A visit to the Shelburne Historical Society table on Shelburne Day is a chance to delve into the history of the town, looking at photos and documents the society members have collected from town records and family donations of historical treasures. It is also a time to share your stories, memories, and become actively involved […]

Celebrating Shelburne

Celebrating Shelburne

In Shelburne, the third Saturday in August is special. That is Shelburne Day, when the regular Shelburne Farmers Market vendors, local farmers, crafters, bakers, chefs and more, are joined by dozens of other local businesses and organizations eager to tell their stories, display their products, talk to their old friends and new friends, and celebrate […]

Vermont State Police K9 awarded a bullet and stab protective vest

Vermont State Police Department’s K9 Maximus has been awarded a ballistic vest thanks to non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., the vest was sponsored by Judith Douglas of Manchester Center. The vest will be embroidered with “This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.” K9 Maximus is a two year old […]

SwapStitchMake: Call for artisans, materials and volunteers

Vermont’s first large-scale community material/clothes swap and upcycling event is looking for sewers, apparel makers, designers, textile artisans, crafters, donated clothing/materials and event volunteers. Part of the Champlain Makers Faire at Shelburne Farms Sept. 26-27, SwapStitchMake, will include demonstrations and stations for youth and adults to explore creating, remaking, repurposing, customizing and a fashion/creation runway. Please email […]

Historic International Native American Conference coming to Shelburne Farms

Ancient traditional alliances will meet new modern day issues facing native people today. Tribal leaders and delegates from all over New England and Canada will converge on Shelburne Farms on Aug. 19 for a four-day conference to discuss issues like the environment, international trade relations, and other important topics to strengthen old tribal relationships. The […]

Dunkin Donuts approved for Archie’s location

In a decision issued on Aug. 5, the Development Review Board approved the Conditional Use and Site Plan Applications filed by Aristotle Souliotis on behalf of Vermont Donut Enterprises for converting the former Archie’s Grill to a Dunkin Donuts. The decision concluded that the proposed restaurant does not meet the definition of a fast food […]

Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity hosts open house in Harrington Village

Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity hosts open house in Harrington Village

Bhutanese refugee Dinesh Pradhan, along with his wife and children, will move into their new home this week. The Pradhan’s contributed more than 400 hours of sweat equity into building their Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity home. About 300 volunteers helped them. “We are really excited,” he said. “The main thing is the affordability.” Habitat […]