Notable neighbors: Mike Lynch

Notable neighbors: Mike Lynch

By Sadie Williams Mike Lynch was born in Binghamton, N.Y. on April 7, 1943. His father, a Warrant Officer in the Navy Seabees in WWII, died when Lynch was 6, leaving behind his wife and three sons. Although Lynch didn’t know his father growing up, he later learned just how similar their career paths were… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: Jim Noble

Notable Neighbors: Jim Noble

by Sadie Williams Jim Noble has produced an incredible portfolio of influential works. His pieces don’t hang on the walls of galleries, rather, they fly across television and computer screens and gleam from the pages of magazines. Noble, who has lived in Shelburne since 2008, is a freelance copywriter and creative director whom his former… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: Jane Butterfield

by Sadie Williams Reverend Jane Butterfield retired in 2011. Like most passionate people, however, retirement did not signal an end to her involvement in the divine work force. In the summer of 2014, Rev. Butterfield became the official Interim Priest at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne after Rev. Craig Smith’s retirement in November of… Read More »

Robert Nickelsberg: looking back on Afghanistan

By Phyl Newbeck Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has lived a good portion of his life in very dangerous places, but every summer he gets a bit of a break to spend time at his family’s house in Charlotte. This summer, Nickelsberg has also spent time promoting his book “Afghanistan: A Distant War” which was published last… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: Perry Melvin

By Lesley Snyder While it’s hard to imagine many laughable moments during his service, Vietnam combat veteran Perry Melvin recalls a slight snafu during his time with the Combined Action Platoon unit (CAP 1-3-5). “I helped to round up stray cattle and pigs to bring to a South Vietnam Sergeant Major who was to ensure… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: The Reverend Craig Smith

November in Vermont signals a palpable transition between seasons – from the crisp fall leaves to a frosted wonderland. Last year, while the Green Mountains welcomed winter’s chill, Shelburne’s Trinity Episcopal Church coped with an unexpected change in its clerical landscape. The Reverend Craig Smith was called to serve Trinity for 15 years. Having outreached… Read More »

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