Shelburne Police, Fire & Rescue

Medical Emergencies: 4 Medical Emergencies at retirement communities: 5 Accidental 911 hang-ups: 6 Observed crossing at Shelburne Road and Harbor Road: 4 March 17 10:07 a.m. Shelburne Police located Margo Fitzpatrick, 41, at Harbor Place. She was wanted for an outstanding warrant and was transported to the police station for processing and then lodged at… Read More »

Rescue teaches Fire

Rescue teaches Fire

At a training last week, Shelburne Rescue gave Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department members an overview of equipment carried in their ambulances along with basic training on equipment use for situations where fire department members are called to assist. Above, Shelburne Rescue member Jacob Leopold demonstrates the use of a specialized backboard.

Summer camp can be fun for kids and parents, too

Summer camp can be fun for kids and parents, too

Editor’s note: Mention “summer camp” to people with school-age children and they likely will immediately think of packing up their kids to spend a week or more off in the woods near a lake learning to paddle a canoe, shoot with a bow and arrow, sing around a campfire, and make arts and crafts and… Read More »

Summer Maker Camps at VT STEAMspace

Maker educator Cynthia Day will host Vacation MakerCamps at VT STEAMspace at Vermont Teddy Bear in Shelburne during July for kids ages 9-13. Cost per week is $275. The camp will feature projects including making cardboard guitars with MakeyMakey and Scratch Unleash Your Inner Rock Star with littleBits and KORG. technology. Summer camp dates are… Read More »

Saucy Cats light a fire in Iron Chef competition

Saucy Cats light a fire in Iron Chef competition

Four sixth graders from Shelburne Community School called the “Shelburne Saucy Cats” competed in the 11th Annual Jr Iron Chef VT competition on March 17 at the Champlain Valley Exposition with their recipe for homemade spinach and ricotta ravioli and tomato sauce. The event is a statewide culinary competition organized by Vermont FEED that challenges teams of middle… Read More »

Vermont Folklife offers film workshops

The people at the Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury work with documentary filmmaking all time, and know the process is effective for storytelling but possibly daunting to newcomers to the medium. Next weekend, filmmaker and media instructor Myles David Jewell will offer a three-part workshop series for those looking to learn the craft. The classes… Read More »

Winning argument

Winning argument

The Champlain Valley Union High School debate team captains, Abby Rosenthal and Peter Trombley, recently won first place in the Vermont State Debate Championship. Their coach, Chris O’Donnell, was awarded Coach of the Year honors in her last year before retirement. In addition to the captains, other team members who participated in the state competition… Read More »