Help 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 »

Local builder applauded for building Green Certified Homes

Snyder Homes has been named a Home Innovation NGBS Green Partner of Excellence for 2014. Being one of only a handful of Home Innovation’s green certification participants to be recognized validates the commitment the Shelburne business has made to provide its customers with increased value, comfort, durability, and efficiency through its National Green Building Standard… Read More »

Wake Robin beekeepers complete advanced honey harvest

Wake Robin beekeepers complete advanced honey harvest

Despite the concerns regarding declining bee populations, the apian residents of the Wake Robin Hives have been busier than ever, prompting head beekeeper Bill Ross to call for an advanced harvest this year.  Residents of Wake Robin and some family members gathered in one of Wake Robin’s vacant cottages Monday, July 28, to remove the… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyards recently received their results from the three competitions they entered this year, and they couldn’t be happier. In the 2014 Atlantic Seaboard event, Shelburne Vineyard’s wines were tasted alongside 572 other wines from roughly 112 wineries in states along the Atlantic Coast. The vineyard was one of the few wineries that received more… Read More »

Yoga Roots offers free beach yoga

The Shelburne Recreation and Yoga Roots, a local Shelburne yoga studio, hosted a free yoga class at Shelburne Beach Sunday, July 13. Overlooking the lake and the mountains the lawn was filled with 40 plus yoga practitioners of all ages and abilities. The two things they all had in common was a love for the… Read More »

Women must know what to expect from social security

Everyone needs to be aware of the financial resources they will have available in retirement. But if you’re a woman, you must be particularly diligent, for a variety of reasons. And that means you’ll need to know just what to expect from Social Security. Why should you, as a woman, pay extra attention to Social… Read More »

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 »