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 »

Shelburne resident appointed to Vermont State Advisory Committee Group will evaluate, report on civil rights concerns in Vermont

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has appointed Shelburne’s Tom Little, vice president and general counsel of the Vermont Student Assistance Corp., to its Vermont State Advisory Committee. State advisory committees conduct reviews and provide reports and recommendations concerning local civil rights issues including justice, voting, discrimination, housing, and education. Congress mandates that the federal… Read More »

The Flynn Garden Tour is July 13

This year’s Flynn Garden tour, organized by Friends of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, will be held on Sunday, July 13 from 10am-3pm and will feature six properties in Williston that offer a little bit of everything, gardens great and small, suburban and country, meadow and woodland. Now in its 18th year, organizers… Read More »

SolarFest celebrates two decades of sustainability

This summer, July 18-20, SolarFest will celebrate its 20th year with three days of inspirational workshops on a variety of sustainability focused topics, creative performances, and music across two stages at Forget-Me-Not Farm in Tinmouth, Vt. What is even more impressive than the breadth of the event, with more than 80 workshops, 60 exhibitors, a… Read More »