CVU girls add more moments to soccer history books

CVU girls add more moments to soccer history books

By Mal Boright The girls’ soccer history annals at Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High, and indeed, all of Vermont, are getting thick with Redhawk moments. In the wake of Saturday’s generally dominating 1-0 victory over 14-4 Burlington High for the Division 1 title on the Seahorses turf, here is a tally of some historical accomplishments… Read More »

At the polls, Election Day turnout not too shabby

At the polls, Election Day turnout not too shabby

Shelburne Town Offices weren’t exactly buzzing, but most definitely not empty. The flow of voters picked up around 8am, presumably as 9-5ers stopped in on their way to work. Results will be published Wednesday online and Thursday in the Shelburne News. Above, Democratic Rep. Joan Lenes (far right) stands with Chris Kent and Rep. Kate… Read More »

Your civic duty is calling

The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4 Polls are open 7am-7pm in the Town Gym Residents do not have to be absent from town to request an absentee ballot. Town Clerk Colleen Haag is encouraging all Shelburne residents to vote early. Please call the Town Clerk’s office at 985-5116 to request an absentee/early ballot. Registered… Read More »

Gov. Shumlin announces new drug treatment center at press conference in Bennington

Gov. Shumlin announces new drug treatment center at press conference in Bennington

Earlier today Gov. Peter Shumlin announced a collaborative program between United Counseling Service (UCS) and Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) which will offer treatment for individuals with addicted to opiates. Shumlin was joined by by Sen. Dick Sears, Bennington health care and law enforcement officials, State’s Attorney Erica Marthage and others at the Bennington Police… Read More »

Shelburne Halloween Parade returns Sunday

Shelburne Halloween Parade returns Sunday

Anyone who happens onto Shelburne’s Church Street around 1:30pm on the Sunday before Halloween will be swept up in a maelstrom of young trick-or-treaters mounting flatbed trucks covered in hay bales. These are the complex and colorful “floats” that are such an integral part of the Halloween Parade. Shelburne community’s children show up dressed in… Read More »

If these stones could talk

If these stones could talk

Shelburne’s early history lives in the cemeteries of the town, in the names and stories of the early settlers, and the stories of the local and itinerant stone workers who carved the monuments and engraved the words on them. Members of Shelburne Historical Society have been documenting those stories and researching the history the tombstones… Read More »

Pancake breakfast heats up with big crowds

Pancake breakfast heats up with big crowds

Eva, the costume clad daughter of firefighter Dwight Mazur, enjoys some fun on the inflatable raft inside the fire department during the annual pancake breakfast held over Columbus Day weekend in Shelburne. This year the fire department served 114 adults and 49 children and made $1,325 after expenses. The money collected is used for fire… Read More »

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