Shelburne business owner named to ADFP Board of Directors

Shelburne business owner named to ADFP Board of Directors

The Association of Divorce Financial Planners (ADFP) named associate member Lori Lustberg, along with eight other divorce financial planners from around the country, to serve on the ADFP Board of Directors at its annual membership meeting on Tuesday, June 3. Lustberg is also the editor-in-chief for the association’s monthly newsletter, ADFP News. Her Shelburne practice,… Read More »

Join local fight to end breast cancer

Join local fight to end breast cancer

The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff rally and informational meeting at 6pm on July 30 at G’s Restaurant at Sheraton Hotel in South Burlington to share details about its upcoming community walk. Now is the time to get involved in the Chittenden walk, slated for Oct 19, and… Read More »

Resident wins burger cook-off

Resident wins burger cook-off

Chef Contos Kitchen and Store (CCKS) hosted a burger cook-off on Sunday, June 21. Out of the seven competing burger connoisseurs, Mark Smith, owner of Green Pasture Meats and Shelburne resident, won first place with his meaty creation. Smith’s burger was composed of Green Pasture Meats beef, Bristol Bakery caramelized onion bun, roasted cherry tomato… Read More »

Bonfigli family shares award with King Street Center

King Street Center, a community organization providing social, recreational, and academic programs for low-income youth, is pleased to announce that the Bonfigli family has directed a $4,000 donation to the Center to support the Woody Classic Tennis Tournament and King Street’s Kids on the Ball tennis program. The contribution is thanks to the 2014 New… Read More »

Credit and Payment Security: a cycle of good news and bad news

It was good news. In July 2013, federal prosecutors in the United States brought indictments against members of a sophisticated Russian syndicate. The gang members were charged with stealing and selling more than 160 million credit card numbers from JCPenney, 7-Eleven, JetBlue, Heartland Payment Systems, Carrefour (in France), and one of the world’s largest credit… Read More »

Shelburne Museum wins award for Wyeth Vertigo

The New England Museum Association (NEMA) recently announced that the Shelburne Museum has won an award in the 2014 Publication Awards Competition. The Shelburne Museum’s entry “Wyeth Vertigo” won Third Place in the Exhibition Catalogues category. The exhibit ran from June 22 to October 31, 2013, in the Webb Gallery. It examined the collective artwork… Read More »

Charlotte Berry Farm: New sign for a new season

Champlain Valley Union junior Morgan Magoon, formerly of Shelburne and current resident of Charlotte, joins the team at Wind Ridge Publishing for the summer. Watch for upcoming articles from this talented teen. By Morgan Magoon Russ and Melissa Beatty bought the Charlotte Berry Farm from Polly and Brad Simpkins on June 5, 2013. They decided… Read More »

By Chea Waters Evans In January 2013, Shelburne police discovered a stallion and two mares in a local barn; they were obviously neglected. Willie, Dolly, and Lolly were covered in lice, nearly blind, and barely able to walk. Thanks to the efforts of Spring Hill Horse Rescue in Clarendon, Vt., the three horses are recovering… Read More »

Financial Fitness: protect your ability to save

What do you believe is the biggest threat to your ability to save for retirement, education funding, or other big goals? “Job loss” probably comes to mind first, but “lack of cash flow management” should rank higher — and it’s an ongoing challenge rather than a rare event. More than just tracking your income and… Read More »