Shelburne Orchards listed in USA Today’s top apple picks

Long a favorite apple destination in the Champlain Valley, Shelburne Orchards recently received an unexpected kudo that garnered it some national attention. As part of USA Today’s 2018 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, the 60-acre family-run operation in Shelburne was named No. 8 on the list of top 10 apple orchards in the United States. “What… Read More »

Lowell, Vt., company wins Road Pitch Final Pitch-Off

Lowell, Vt., company wins Road Pitch Final Pitch-Off

STAFF REPORT A company from Lowell, Vt., won this year’s Road Pitch Final Pitch-Off at Champlain College recently. About 200 people attended the finale of the fifth annual competition created by FreshTracks Capital venture capital based in Shelburne. The program showcases business innovation with a series of regional events where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to… Read More »

One-stop state permit portal in the works for business

One-stop state permit portal in the works for business

By ANNE WALLACE ALLEN VTDIGGER.org A committee that studied ways of streamlining Vermont’s online business registration process — which could cost upwards of $10 million — will pass its recommendations on to the Legislature on Dec. 15. While the secretary of state’s office has an online portal in place now for business owners to use,… Read More »

Association continues economic talks

The Shelburne Business Professionals Association hosts its next meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m. at Wild Hart Distillery. The group will continue its discussions about economic development, called “Envisioning Shelburne’s Tomorrows.” At last month’s meeting, association President Tod Whitaker and Shelburne Interim Town Manager Lee Krohn led the discussion of how to foster a more… Read More »

Shouldice: ‘Don’t hallucinate, Shelburne’

By ROSALYN GRAHAM “Important work” was how guest speaker Bill Shouldice described the purpose of the gathering at Shelburne Museum last week. The president of Vermont Teddy Bear, and chairman of the Vermont Futures Project, Shouldice said: “We’re here to think about what you want Shelburne to be and how to achieve it.” He drew… Read More »

Eating Well gobbles up Cooking Light

STAFF REPORT Two popular national magazines, both focused on healthy cooking and eating, are combining into one magazine. Shelburne-based Eating Well magazine is folding in Cooking Light magazine, combining the circulation of both publications for a total of 1.775 million subscribers. Both publications are owned by Meredith Corp. based in Des Moines, Iowa. Meredith announced… Read More »

Shelburne Field House gets new owners

Shelburne Field House gets new owners

STAFF REPORT The Shelburne Field House on Athletic Drive has new owners who plan to revive the facility’s longtime role as a community health club and recreation facility. Natale Partners, a family partnership in Shelburne, recently purchased the field house including the indoor fields, sports bar, CrossFit Shelburne franchise, and the health club which has… Read More »