CycleNation seeks teams

CycleNation seeks teams

The first CycleNation event in the Green Mountain State takes place Aug. 15 at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Teams are wanted for the American Heart Association’s relay-style, stationary cycling fundraiser. Sarah Voigt Pritchard is the chair of Vermont’s first CycleNation event. She shared that her stepfather first experienced heart problems at the age of 40,… Read More »

What’s up with ash trees?

On July 11,  the Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee started tagging ash trees in the town center, on School Street, on the Parade Grounds and across from the entrance to the Shelburne Shopping Center to educate and alert the public on how to identify an ash tree and the impending invasion of the emerald ash borer. This… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Shelburne Parks and Recreation 24th Annual Summer Concert Series Join us at Shelburne Farms, on Wednesday, July 24, for a great show from Steve Hartmann and his captivating vocals. Set up your lawn chair and blanket, bring a picnic dinner or enjoy food from Shelburne Farms’ concession stand and The Scoop ice cream truck. Kids will love visiting with the animals… Read More »

Fake bike lanes on Falls Road

Driving along the rebuilt Falls Road a week ago, I was puzzled by the pairs of freshly painted white lines on the shoulders. Each shoulder has one straight line 10 feet from the center of the road and a second line meandering drunkenly in and out beyond that. Bike lanes came to my mind, but… Read More »

The brook floater mussel

The brook floater mussel

SUSIE SPIKOL Freshwater mussels are not exactly charismatic. They don’t flit gracefully about like a Karner blue butterfly or munch on clover like a cottontail. They aren’t known for their sweet songs like a wood thrush, and they don’t close down traffic on the first rainy night of spring like spotted salamanders. They are fish… Read More »

Flynn Garden Tour comes to town

Flynn Garden Tour comes to town

Shelburne was this year’s destination for the 23rd annual Flynn Garden Tour held Sunday, July 14 – a fundraiser for the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. More than 450 ticket holders visited six private gardens, heard talks, vied for raffle prizes, and strolled and picnicked in the gardens. Many finished off the day at… Read More »

Teen suicide prevention row-a-thon raises $18,000

Teen suicide prevention row-a-thon raises $18,000

Community from around Vermont and New England gathered at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum on Saturday, June 29, to raise money and awareness for teen suicide prevention. This first “Hope for TomorROW” row-a-thon was a collaboration between Project HOePpnEr and the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in honor of Paul Hoeppner, a Hinesburg resident and Champlain Valley… Read More »

SD Ireland goes 1-2 on three-game run

LAUREN READ Correspondent SD Ireland capped off a three-game run with a win over South Burlington, 8-0, on Monday afternoon. SD Ireland scored all eight of its runs in the second inning, behind a two-hit, two-RBI performance from Calvin Wuthrich and Baker Angstman. Collin Vincent earned the win on the mound, pitching seven innings, striking… Read More »

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