Shelburne Museum has the skinny on local food

Shelburne Museum has the skinny on local food

Once a novelty in Vermont’s local food scene, the Skinny Pancake has been methodically extending its reach across Vermont, most recently planting its flag at Shelburne Museum. Formerly known as the Shelburne Museum Café, the on-site concession situated at the center of the famous folk-art museum has officially been renamed the Local Food Court. But… Read More »

Town and Shelburne Shipyard reach agreement

The Shelburne Selectboard voted last week to accept an agreement reached through mediation with Shelburne Shipyard, resolving a dispute over plans for a new boat storage building. A mediation session June 21 led to the resolution. “It worked out to be easier than I thought it was going to be and we’re happy,” said Mary… Read More »

Vermont Railway salt shed prevails in U.S. District Court

By Lisa Scagliotti and Eileen O’Grady The Shelburne town government was dealt another blow in federal court last week in its efforts to thwart Vermont Railway Inc.’s construction and opening of a salt storage and distribution facility near the LaPlatte River without any significant local or state regulatory review. A U.S. District Court Judge ruled that federal… Read More »

Fourth of July parades, fireworks, more

Fourth of July parades, fireworks, more

Have you decided how to celebrate Independence Day this year? Here’s a look at holiday events close to home and in nearby communities, with lots of fun activities planned, from foot races to barbecues, live music, and fireworks. In Shelburne: Tuesday, July 4 The United Methodist Church is putting on its 55th annual Fourth of… Read More »

Sanders addresses crowd of 3,000 at CVU graduation

Sanders addresses crowd of 3,000 at CVU graduation

The excitement was at its peak as bagpipers from the St. Andrews Pipeband of Vermont led the procession of 2017 graduates from Champlain Valley Union High School into the University of Vermont’s Patrick Gymnasium last Friday afternoon. CVU principal Adam Bunting welcomed the audience of approximately 3,000 parents, friends, and siblings who waved and snapped… Read More »

Boys lacrosse takes fifth straight title

Boys lacrosse takes fifth straight title

Different year, different location, different team. Same result. The Champlain Valley Union boys lacrosse team—which lost the bulk of its scoring and the starting goaltender after last season—retooled and refocused this year, looking to capture a fifth straight title. “It’s a different team every year,” said CVU coach Dave Trevithick. “This year, we knew we… Read More »

U.S. Route 7 reconstruction project rolls on into second summer

It’s staggering to imagine that Route 7 carries nearly 14,000 vehicles daily through Charlotte. The roadway is undergoing major renovation work to reflect its function as a major north-south commuter artery. The project is a $20 million three-mile road reconstruction and shoulder-widening plan; construction is entering its second summer. The project is on time and… Read More »

Union, board announce tentative settlement

The Champlain Valley Union School District and the Chittenden South Education Association (CSEA) announced last Thursday they have reached a tentative agreement on teacher contracts for 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. A vote on the proposals could come as early as next week, according to the chief negotiator for the CSEA. Both parties still need… Read More »