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 »

Wake Robin welcomes new president

Wake Robin welcomes new president

Patrick McKee was introduced as the new President and CEO of Wake Robin at an open house hosted by Vermont’s first lifecare community on Tuesday, July 22. McKee assumes his role following Allie Stickney’s retirement. Prior to accepting his new position, McKee was the president at Challenge Workforce Solutions in Ithaca, N.Y. As president of… Read More »

Shelburne grads gather to celebrate 50th year

Shelburne grads gather to celebrate 50th year

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the last graduating class of Shelburne High School an all class reunion celebration took place last weekend at the Shelburne Town Offices with many former students, families, friends, and teachers in attendance. The buffet dinner on Saturday night was followed by a special teacher recognition presentation and a… Read More »

Fund established to remember Will Hagedorn

The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, and Vermont Parks Forever, a private foundation in support of Vermont State Parks, will announce the establishment of the Will Cameron Hagedorn Mount Philo Forever Fund at a public ceremony at 2pm on Sunday, July 27 at Mt. Philo State Park in Charlotte. The fund is created in… Read More »

Ladies of the Lake celebrate 10 years

Ladies of the Lake celebrate 10 years

Once a month a group of women don red hats and gather for a bite to eat, conversation, and fun. Even the Society’s 10-year anniversary celebration last week did not deviate from the groups’ initial focus. After the Ladies of the Lake enjoyed a barbecue luncheon, catered by the Dutch Mill Restaurant, the festivities continued… Read More »

So that’s why it’s called “Falls Road”

So that’s why it’s called “Falls Road”

It’s difficult for bikers and cyclists to share the road, as many individuals from both parties lack knowledge of the laws that govern our traffic ways. Even when rules are known, they are often not followed. Most of us know more than a few drivers upset by how cyclists ride and cyclists upset by how… Read More »

Vermont man charged for feeding bears

Vermont man charged for feeding bears

Jeffrey Messier, 54, of Black Falls Road was charged with feeding bears after Game Warden Sgt. Carl Wedin received a report of a bear being killed in self-defense at a neighboring residence on June 22. Sgt. Wedin responded and recovered the bear. Its stomach contained a large number of sunflower seeds. The investigating warden went… Read More »

Walk for Wishes: A family affair

By Sadie Williams The annual Walk for Wishes will be held on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Shelburne Museum. The donations made to the Walk for Wishes support the wish-giving program that is at the center of Make-A-Wish Vermont. This is the eleventh walk, and with the museum as the new venue, it’s sure to… Read More »