Locals enjoy annual BikeFest

Locals enjoy annual BikeFest

BikeFest, an annual event organized by Friends of Shelburne Paths, was incredibly well attended thanks to the return of summer weather last Saturday morning in Shelburne. Organizers Susan Hull Grasso, Sara Blum, Pam Nuovo, and Gabriela Meyer estimated that 44 bikes were tuned, 12 youngsters participated in the Kids Learn to Ride, and 25 cyclists… Read More »

Opening doors again

Opening doors again

By Tricia Kennedy Nestled inside a butter yellow house on the outskirts of Shelburne Village is the newly re-established Open Arms Food and Juice Shop. Family-owned and operated by husband and wife team Acoy and Sam Cofino, Open Arms re-opened in April after the family closed shop in 2010 to cope with medical issues. While… Read More »

Town tradition honors Shelburne Veterans

Town tradition honors Shelburne Veterans

By Sheri Duff Not a drop of rain greeted the nearly 200 community members in attendance for the annual Shelburne Memorial Day tribute on Monday morning, May 26. As in past years, the Memorial Day ceremony began with the presentation of the colors by Shelburne Boy Scout Troop #602 and a musical performance by the… Read More »

Shelburne observes Memorial Day, honors veterans

Shelburne’s annual Memorial Day observance will be held on Monday, May 26, at 11am on the Parade green on Church Street, and will feature keynote speaker Arthur Kunin of Shelburne. Shelburne Boy Scout Troop 602 will present the colors and thank the community for their generosity that helped provide a trip to Normandy, France in… Read More »

CVU Board to consider future of soggy fields

By Mal Boright A cold spring with a late departure of accumulated snow has left the Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) clay-based athletic fields in, well, less than optimum condition. Nevertheless, following some 12 postponements and cancellations plus many parking lot practice sessions, the games are going on pending rainy weather. “This spring definitely… Read More »

Actor Forest Whitaker honors Vermont award winners

Academy award-winning actor Forest Whitaker congratulates Michelle Dreimann, 16, of Stratton Mountain and Richard “Tré” Diemer, 13, of Shelburne on being named Vermont’s top two youth volunteers for 2014 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Dreimann and Diemer were honored at a ceremony on Sunday, May 4 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural… Read More »

No rain delay for Opening Day

By Sheri Duff Although rain was expected, the weather cooperated on Saturday morning, May 4, as Shelburne Little Leaguers marched through the village, celebrating the official start of baseball and softball season. Approximately 400 players, coaches, and parents led by a fire truck from Shelburne Fire Department along with a CVU Redhawk and UVM’s Rally… Read More »