Shelburne Town Republicans meet

Shelburne Town Republicans meet

Former Massachusetts governor and current Shelburne resident Jane Swift and Chairman of the Shelburne Town Republican Committee Alex von Stange at the Dutch Mill Restaurant last week. Swift was a guest speaker at the Town Republican Committee’s meeting.

A day in the life of the Pierson Library

By Lara Keenan To celebrate National Library Week, The Pierson Library offers a glimpse into the daily life of your local public library. The staff of the Pierson Library starts to arrive at 9:30 each morning to prepare the library for opening at 10:00. Staff members replenish displays, straighten and tidy the library, pick up […]

Students sleep out for Spectrum Youth and Family Services

Students sleep out for Spectrum Youth and Family Services

By Maddie Connery, Logan Hytten, Teryn Hytten, and Jenney Samuelson For the third year in a row, a group of Shelburne youth teamed up to spread the word about homelessness and show their support to other youth and young adults in need. The students participated in the annual Spectrum’s Sleep Out, and continue to raise money […]

John Higgins: custom design engineering for homes and businesses

John Higgins:  custom design engineering for homes and businesses

After graduating from UVM with a degree in Civil Engineering, John Higgins worked for Knight Consulting Engineers in Williston and then Engineering Ventures, a Burlington based start-up. Higgins was only the fourth person hired by that firm, but when it grew to 30 people he found himself managing work rather than actually doing what he […]

Local dentist takes her tools to Africa

Local dentist takes her tools to Africa

In her daily grind, a regular dentist might not imagine herself extracting teeth and filling cavities during the day and sleeping in a safari tent, listening to elephants trumpeting at night. Dr. Susan Grimes, however, recently found herself doing just that on a volunteer service trip to practice dentistry for the Maasai people in Kenya, […]

The LaPlatte Watershed: Why it Matters

The LaPlatte Watershed: Why it Matters

Roberta Nubile Water matters. This is an obvious statement to anyone who values drinking clean water from the lake and private wells, swimming at our beaches, paddling, and fishing for river and lake trout. This was also the message of a timely presentation organized by Lewis Creek Association (LCA), Responsible Growth Hinesburg, Voices for the […]

Robert Charles Anderson to speak at CVU April 12

Robert Charles Anderson to speak at CVU April 12

World renowned author and genealogist Robert Charles Anderson and brother of CVU educator Chris O’Donnell will speak on the motivations for, and process of, migration as people spread throughout New England. This April 12 event will take place in the theater at Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg from 6-8pm as part of the […]