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 »

Bullrock Corporation sells businesses

Bullrock Corporation and The Lodges Senior Living Communities closed on their agreement to sell their senior care-related holdings to LCB Senior Living LLC of Norwood, Mass. on Thursday, Aug. 7. According to Bullrock CEO, Gregg Beldock and his wife, Elizabeth, the goal is a seamless transition to new ownership, which will retain the current 400-person… Read More »

SCHIP’s Treasure sails into next decade

By Sheri Duff Over 10 years ago seven faith communities in Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg pooled their energy, resources, and creativity to help those in need in an unprecedented display of collaboration among the three towns. Initially organized to address needs that were not being met by existing social agencies, the group evolved into the… Read More »

Local family donates Truman’s autographed etching to National Press Club

Preston Webb, Chase Mitchell and Grant Mitchell, all three grandsons of Kenneth and Martha Wooden of Shelburne, presented Myron Belkind, President of The National Press Club in Washington, D.C., with an autographed etching of former President Harry S. Truman for the world’s leading professional organization for journalists Monday, July 28 in the nation’s capital. The blue and… Read More »

Studio Cacao brings divine chocolate to Shelburne

Studio Cacao brings divine chocolate to Shelburne

By Megan Downey To some, chocolate is a treat or a tool employed for bribing children, or apologizing to or romancing a love interest.  For others, it may even be an obsession, but for the owners of Shelburne’s Studio Cacao, Kevin and Laura Toohey, chocolate is a religion. “Chocolate is a complex food substance with… Read More »

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