Fundraiser for Passion 4 Paws at A Little Something

Fundraiser for Passion 4 Paws at A Little Something

Macushla, or Cush, the golden retriever shopdog at A Little Something in Shelburne, is celebrating his 10th birthday with a fundraiser to benefit Passion 4 Paws, a dog rescue group whose mission is to rescue homeless, abandoned, neglected, or abused dogs primarily from the South and find them forever homes here in Vermont. The fundraiser… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Early Morning Boot Camp: Enjoy this group workout that mixes cardio and strength training, using your own body weight as well as some small equipment. All fitness levels welcome! Session dates are March 27-May 10 (no classes the week of April 24) on Monday and Wednesday, from 6-7am in the Shelburne Town Gym. (Class will… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyards wins another award

The Best of New England Wine Competition just announced results of their first competition, and Shelburne Vineyard’s 2015 LaCrescent earned the title of Best White Wine. LaCrescent, a richly flavored aromatic semi-dry white crafted from grapes harvested from the Shelburne Vineyard’s Shelburne and Charlotte plantings, is a hybrid grape varietal developed by cross-pollinating European with American grapes native… Read More »

SCHIP announces winter grant awards

SCHIP announces winter grant awards

SCHIP has announced its winter grant awards.  Recent monies in the amount of $10,400 were awarded to several nonprofits in our towns that met the criteria of serving the people of our communities in a variety of ways. The recipients for this cycle include: Age Well Meals on Wheels, Charlotte Congregational Church, the Hinesburg Artist… Read More »

Barr Farm saved, thanks to Town, Vermont Land Trust and local contributions

Barr Farm saved, thanks to Town, Vermont Land Trust and local contributions

Wayne Barr (left) worked the Barr Farm, a Shelburne dairy operation, for 45 years. Now, thanks in part to funds raised from the Shelburne community, the farm will remain in operation with Matt Baldwin (right), of Hinesburg, helming an organic hay, corn, and dairy outfit. Other contributors include the Vermont Land Trust, Vermont Housing Conservation… Read More »

Genealogist John Kelley leads free three-part class

Genealogist John Kelley leads free three-part class

Where do you come from? Some upcoming classes led by John Kelley will be helping area residents explore their families’ pasts. Kelley first got involved with genealogy about two decades ago. “I’ve been doing genealogy since the mid-1990s. First my own genealogy, then helping others with theirs,” he said. A few years ago, Pierson Library… Read More »

Hands to Honduras-Tela 2017 service trip update

Hands to Honduras-Tela 2017 service trip update

By Linda Gilbert What projects were accomplished during the February humanitarian service trip? A snippet: Three classrooms were constructed at two schools; Four rooms and bathrooms at the Tela Hospital Pediatric Ward were renovated, receiving repairs, fresh paint, colorful murals, and new furnishings; Art classes were taught at several public schools; Two NICU (neonatal intensive… Read More »

von Stange re-elected as Selectboard Chair

Due to Tuesday’s blizzard, Selectboard members did not gather for the regularly scheduled Selectboard meeting for March 14. Instead, the re-organizational portion of the meeting was held via conference call. All other items that had been on the evening’s agenda were tabled until the March 28 meeting. In a 4-1 vote, member Gary von Stange… Read More »