Drone hovers above Shelburne Community School playground to capture high altitude image

Drone hovers above Shelburne Community School playground to capture high altitude image

Shelburne Community School co-principal Allan Miller said all 800 students and staff came out to the playground to celebrate its completion and to thank members of the committee on Aug. 28. The structure was installed with the help of about 20 volunteer parents and staff, he said. Bob Gurwicz, the school’s drone expert, captured images of… Read More »

Lake Champlain Waldorf School to host open house on Sept. 12

Lake Champlain Waldorf School to host open house on Sept. 12

Sueanne Campbell, 50, of Shelburne has taught kindergarten at Lake Champlain Waldorf School for 30 years. She completed her Waldorf teacher training at the Rudolf Steiner College in CA. At Lake Champlain Waldorf School, teachers visit the homes of each new student before the start of the school year. Each summer, Campbell visits both new… Read More »

Camp Ta-kum-ta awards Jayme Cross the Barb Burg Schieffelin Memorial Scholarship

Camp Ta-kum-ta awards Jayme Cross the Barb Burg Schieffelin Memorial Scholarship

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Camp Director, Dennis DePaul, and members of the Burg family and the Schieffelin family awarded Jayme Cross, a Shelburne resident, The Barb Burg Schieffelin Memorial Scholarship. Jayme Cross has attended Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, as a camper, and will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology in the Fall. Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Barb Burg Schieffelin Memorial Scholarship… Read More »

Selectboard discusses affordable housing

Affordable housing was discussed with representatives from the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, Vermont Housing Finance Authority and the Planning Commission at the last Shelburne Selectboard meeting. It was an outgrowth of an earlier inquiry by board member Toni Supple about the town’s affordable housing policies and call for a moratorium on large-scale affordable housing… Read More »

Schooner Lois McClure leaves home port

Schooner Lois McClure leaves home port

On Monday, Aug. 24, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure left her home port on a very important mission – getting ship-shape in anticipation of her twelfth year of operation. Her destination is the New York State Canal Corporation shipyard at Waterford, New York, where a team of shipwrights working with David Short of… Read More »

Shelburne’s newest artisanal food producer, Vermont Tortilla Company

Shelburne’s newest artisanal food producer, Vermont Tortilla Company

April and Azur Moulaert, a husband and wife team from Burlington, are in the midst of starting up Shelburne’s newest artisanal food producer, the Vermont Tortilla Company. The company will open this fall as part of the Vermont Artisan Village, a collection of local food producers and artisan craftsmen being built now near Folino’s Pizza.… Read More »

Mandated lunchroom veggies hitting trash in some schools sparks debate

A new school lunch study touts visual proof kids are tossing federally mandated fruits and veggies into trash bins less than a month before congress votes on whether to reauthorize a controversial program requiring healthier school lunches. The new University of Vermont study, published online in Public Health Reports on Aug. 25, is the first… Read More »

Sugarbush Polo Club at home on Shelburne-Hinesburg Road

Sugarbush Polo Club at home on Shelburne-Hinesburg Road

Polo ponies and players have become a familiar sight on Shelburne-Hinesburg Road. That’s because the Sugarbush Polo Club began playing on its new field, across from the CSSU Buccaneer practice fields, last September. The Sugarbush Polo Club, founded in Waitsfield in 1962, added the Shelburne-Hinesburg Road field a year ago. “Before that, we rented a… Read More »

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