Shelburne resident receives Merchants’ Chief Executive Officer appointment, Geoffrey Hesslink named 13th President and CEO

Shelburne resident receives Merchants’ Chief Executive Officer appointment, Geoffrey Hesslink named 13th President and CEO

Merchants Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBVT), President and CEO, Michael R. Tuttle, announced the appointment of Geoffrey R. Hesslink as the 13th President and CEO of Merchants’ main operating subsidiary, Merchants Bank, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Hesslink currently serves as Merchants Bank’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The Board of Directors of Merchants Bank… Read More »

Selectboard appoints Al Gobeille to fill vacancy

Selectboard appoints Al Gobeille to fill vacancy

By Sheri Duff Citing his familiarity with the municipal budget process and his willingness to serve, the Shelburne Selectboard appointed Al Gobeille to the fill the three-month vacancy during its special meeting Tuesday night. “I have a sense of duty to this town,” Gobeille offered of his desire to fill the spot. “Shelburne has a… Read More »

Allison Cramner resigns from Selectboard

Allison Cramner resigns from Selectboard

Allison Cranmer, who came to the Shelburne Selectboard with a fresh perspective in March of 2013, resigned from her three-year post during the Nov. 25 meeting of the Selectboard. After her husband David was diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy, a nerve disorder causing pain and numbness in the hands and feet, the couple searched for single… Read More »

New personal fitness and conditioning center opens in Shelburne

New personal fitness and conditioning center opens in Shelburne

With 10 years of experience in personal training, team training, and team program development under his belt, Joey Besl, opened a new personal fitness and conditioning center Nov. 1 in Shelburne. Premiere Strength and Performance, an independent strength and conditioning facility, offers personal and small group training, speed and agility training, and program consultation and… Read More »

Share blessings with neighbors in need

As the town gives thanks for its blessings of the harvest and of the preceding year this Thanksgiving, it would be particularly generous to also share some of those blessings with those less fortunate. Placing the needs of others ahead of her own year-round is status quo for longtime Food Shelf Director Val Martell. Last… Read More »

VCAB reviews infant deaths, issues report to State

The following press release was sent out by Lynn Bruce of the Department for Children and Families (DCF) this morning.   For Immediate Release: November 21, 2014 For More Information: Acting AHS Secretary Harry Chen at (802) 871-3009 or 871-3008 and DCF Commissioner Ken Schatz at (802) 871-3385 or 871-3390. Acting AHS Secretary Harry Chen… Read More »

Shopping Shelburne with Sadie

Shopping Shelburne with Sadie

By Sadie Williams The holiday season, for all its promise of comfort and cheer, offers up a dizzying paradox. While visions of relaxing by the fire with family and friends or zipping through the snow on weekend adventures gives this time of year a sense of chilly excitement, the more sober reality is that the… Read More »

“Wait Until Dark” receives rave reviews

“Wait Until Dark” receives rave reviews

by Margery Sharp The media often numbs us to the reality of crime, bodily harm, and disaster. Playgoers will find the Shelburne Players’ production of “Wait Until Dark” by Frederick Knott a compelling representation of a crime ably directed and staged by Adam Cunningham. Although written in the sixties, last week’s opening night performance held… Read More »

CVU girls volleyball team reigns for second year

CVU girls volleyball team reigns for second year

The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School girls’ volleyball team won a second consecutive state championship bid and completed a perfect 13-0 season last Saturday. The team began the day with a thrilling win over Essex High School in front of packed Carter Gymnasium at Johnson State College in a crazy five-set semifinal match that… Read More »

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