It’s official: Waldorf high school opens in Shelburne

It’s official: Waldorf high school opens in Shelburne

By Sadie Williams and Sheri Duff The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lake Champlain Waldorf High School held on Monday, Sept. 8 in Shelburne was a joyous occasion, as it celebrated not only the opening of the new school, but Lake Champlain Waldorf’s 30th anniversary. A drum parade led by teacher Mashobane Moruthane and a… Read More »

Shelburne’s Jon Eick wins Emmy

Shelburne’s Jon Eick wins Emmy

When the Television Academy announced the six juried award winners for Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Media at the 66th Emmy Awards aired live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. on Sunday, Aug. 24, former Shelburne resident Jon Eick’s name was among those called. Awarded an Emmy in the Social TV Experience category for a program titled… Read More »

Former Town Manager called out of retirement

Former Town Manager called out of retirement

By Sheri Duff Once Chittenden County Transportation Authority (CCTA) General Manager Bill Watterson resigned following the drivers’ strike and ratification of the CCTA-Union collective bargaining agreement in April, it wasn’t long before former Shelburne Town Manager Paul Bohne’s name surfaced as a short-term replacement. In retirement mode for only three months, Bohne was easily persuaded… Read More »

Locals Turn the Town Teal for second year

Locals Turn the Town Teal for second year

By Sheri Duff It’s the latest quandary: why are teal ribbons on display? They can be seen wrapped around lamp posts, mailboxes, and railings, but only a close inspection will yield an explanation as to their nature.  The vanilla colored text reads “Turn the Towns Teal”, and “An awareness campaign for ovarian breast cancer.” The… Read More »

Lake Monster for a day

Ten-year-old Mira Filion of Shelburne signed a one-day promotional contract as a player for the Little Lake Monsters Community All Stars last Friday afternoon at FreePressMedia Innovation Center in Burlington. After the signing, Filion was given a custom Lake Monster uniform with her last name printed on the back and a baseball cap before answering… Read More »

SCS welcomes students

The first day of school for Shelburne students, kindergarten through eighth grade, was Wednesday, Aug. 27. Above, three generations welcome in the new school year. Kay Boyce stands with her daughter, special educator Annie Dunn, and Annie’s daughter Riley, a kindergartener at SCS. For more back to school photos, please visit the Shelburne News Facebook… Read More »

Locals receive Building Block Awards

United Way of Chittenden County will honor 49 extraordinary community volunteers with this year’s Building Block Awards. Together, these volunteers represent 195 years of service and contribute more than 7,340 hours each year as volunteers in our community. United Way’s Building Block Award recognizes the collective power of volunteers in building a strong community in… Read More »

WRP challenge benefits King Street tennis program

Jake Agna inspires involvement. Whether it’s by getting kids out onto the tennis court or reaching local businesses and individuals, the message is the same: keep your eye on the ball, and your efforts will pay off.  For some kids, the lessons in perseverance teach them to follow their dreams.  For businesses and individuals who… Read More »

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