Dog Park’s fate remains uncertain

Dog Park’s fate remains uncertain

Shelburne Dog Park has been in the spotlight recently due to environmental issues. The spot, which is popular with many area residents and their canines, has been a point of concern in recent weeks as the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has suggested that the park is located on a Class II wetland and may… Read More »

CVU students produce play, showing at Flynn this weekend

CVU students produce play, showing at Flynn this weekend

Julia Kitonis is ambitious, thoughtful, and has a keen understanding of the importance of art as a catalyst for connection. Through the Nexus program at Champlain Valley Union high school, where she is a senior, she and her friend and fellow student Caroline Pastore have produced a play that is performed in two languages simultaneously—English… Read More »

Bay Road mobility study misses mark, put on hold

Bay Road mobility study misses mark, put on hold

A new take on possibilities for Bay Road mobility was presented Tuesday. Over 30 concerned citizens turned out to hear Director of Planning & Zoning Dean Pierce give the presentation in place of consultant Beth Isler, Senior Planner at Toole Design Group, who was absent from the meeting. The consultant responded to some of the… Read More »

Sallie Soule receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Sallie Soule receives Lifetime Achievement Award

“She’s just amazing. She’s always been involved with community and women’s issues, and that’s inspiring to me,” Sarah Soule said in describing her mother, Sallie. The elder Soule has long been politically active, serving both as a state senator and congressional representative from Shelburne and Charlotte. Because of this lifetime of civic engagement, she was… Read More »

Race and traffic stops study presented on May 23

Race and traffic stops study presented on May 23

Race and traffic stops were the subjects of a recent study by a University of Vermont economics professor. On May 23, Professor Stephanie Seguino will discuss her findings at a presentation here in Shelburne. In her study, Seguino and her coauthor, visiting associate professor Nancy Brooks, looked at data from across Vermont, including Shelburne. “Driving… Read More »

WhipperSnapper Paddles: a local touch for a growing sport

WhipperSnapper Paddles: a local touch for a growing sport

Alan Hathaway and his wife Betsy had been playing pickleball for several years when Betsy purchased a WhipperSnapper paddle, which was made by a small company in Arizona. She learned that Ralph and Nancy Norrander, the couple making the paddles, were thinking of retiring and weren’t sure what they were going to do with the… Read More »

Scott Sivo named SCS co-principal

Scott Sivo named SCS co-principal

The selection of Scott Sivo as Shelburne Community School co-principal means that the hometown boy is coming to work in his community. Sivo purchased a home in Shelburne in 2016, and was named earlier this month as the SCS co-principal, leading faculty, staff, and students with Co-Principal Allen Miller. He is succeeding Pati Beaumont, who… Read More »

SCS Rocketry Team heads to the finals in Virginia

SCS Rocketry Team heads to the finals in Virginia

By Lena Ashooh Dark Matter, a team of seventh- and eighth-graders from Shelburne Community School, has qualified to compete in the national finals of the 15th annual Team America Rocketry Challenge. As the only team with qualifying scores in Vermont, Dark Matter will face 99 of the top rocketry contenders from across the country to… Read More »

Shelburne’s Win Smith recognized as wellness leader

Shelburne’s Win Smith recognized as wellness leader

By Janet E. Franz The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports selected Win Smith, resident of Shelburne and Warren, Vt., and principal owner and president of Sugarbush Resort, to receive the 2017 Vermont Wellness Leadership award. Smith accepted the award at the Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference on March 23 in Burlington. Lori Smith… Read More »