Shelburne’s Garlieb launches book

Shelburne’s Garlieb launches book

Shelburne poet Malisa Garlieb, above, launched her debut collection, “Handing Out Applies in Eden,” at the Karma Bird House last Thursday evening, Sept. 18, in Burlington. Weaving story, movement, and the arts into academic lessons, Garlieb currently teaches elementary grades, from the alphabet to algebra, at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School in town. Her poems… Read More »

CSSU Boards OK agreement

Boards that make up the Chittenden South Supervisory Union (CSSU) approved a Collective Bargaining agreement on Tuesday, Sept. 16, settling issues ranging from teachers’ salaries to professional contributions for health insurance. The agreement was approved during last week’s CSSU School Boards’ meeting. With the exception of Charlotte, all Boards in CSSU unanimously approved the proposal.… Read More »

Community celebrates new housing in Shelburne

Community celebrates new housing in Shelburne

Three local nonprofit housing developers were joined by Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin to celebrate the opening of Harrington Village and the Wright House in Shelburne’s village center on Wednesday, Sept 10. Scores of community members, local leaders, representatives of the funding agencies, and new residents joined in the celebration. “After many years of planning and… Read More »

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 »

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