‘Dixie Swim Club’ is a Southern breeze

‘Dixie Swim Club’ is a Southern breeze

By Rosalyn Graham The foundation of theater is our human experience told in stories — happy, sad or tragic, translated into comedies, tragedies or even musicals by talented playwrights, and shared with audiences by talented actors and actresses. “Dixie Swim Club,” presented by Shelburne Players on the Shelburne Town Center stage last weekend and continuing… Read More »

Shelburne man recognized for service to the Red Cross

Shelburne man recognized for service to the Red Cross

The American Red Cross and Co-Operative Insurance Companies recently honored several local volunteers with their “Everyday Heroes Awards,” including Gerald “Jed” Hornung of Shelburne. The awards are given each year across the country as the Red Cross honors people who personify the mission of service in local communities. Hornung has been volunteering for the American… Read More »

Senior citizen lunch May 7 in Shelburne

A Senior Citizen Luncheon will be held Monday, May 7, at the Shelburne Town Offices. Attendees must be 60 or over. Check in is at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. The luncheon features good food and an opportunity to meet new friends and learn about Age Well services. Lunch costs $5 and reservations are required. For more information… Read More »

ReSOURCE opens a reuse store in Williston

ReSOURCE is opening another reuse store at 329 Harvest Lane in Williston, near Taft Corners. ReSOURCE is a multifaceted organization that creates a marketplace for reuse, with the proceeds helping to fund workforce development, poverty relief and environmental stewardship. ReSOURCE trains 275 people on average each year by using its stores in Burlington, Hyde Park, Barre and now… Read More »

Registration under way for COTS Walk May 6

Registration is open now for the 29th annual COTS Walk on Sunday, May 6, starting from Battery Park in Burlington. This family-friendly community event educates people about homelessness and is the largest single-day fundraiser for the Committee on Temporary Shelter, with a goal of $200,000. The walk is part of COTS’ 35th Anniversary celebration this… Read More »

Applications due soon for Leadership Institute

The Snelling Center for Government is accepting applications to the Vermont Leadership Institute’s class of 2019. The program offers leadership training for people in Vermont’s private, public and nonprofit sectors. The 2019 class will be the institute’s 24th, having graduated more than 500 since 1996. The program will run from September through June 2019; participants… Read More »

Open house on Mount Philo State Park draft plan

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is hosting a meeting to provide an opportunity for public input on the draft long-range management plan for Mt. Philo State Park. The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Charlotte Central School on Hinesburg Road. At 6 p.m., participants will have the opportunity… Read More »

Shelburne teams excel at Destination Imagination

The word “Shelburne” was uttered many times during the 2018 Destination Imagination state finals awards ceremony at Burlington High School on March 24. Shelburne teams and individuals took home multiple awards at the competition of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning. Five teams of Shelburne Community School students spent four… Read More »

CCS scene stealers

CCS scene stealers

Chloe Silverman (Lily), Jacob Russell (Rooster) and Finnegan Mittlestadt (Miss Hannigan) belt out “Easy Street” during the Charlotte Central School production of Annie Jr., directed by Alison Talis. Middle school students performed the play five times over the course of the April 12 weekend.

Tips, tricks about ticks, a threat to dogs, people

Tips, tricks about ticks, a threat to dogs, people

By Rosalyn Graham “Ticks are everywhere, all the time, waiting for a warm-blooded passerby.” That’s the warning for dog owners from Dr. Liam Bisson, who gave a fact-filled, lively talk titled “Everything You Need To Know About Ticks, Lyme Disease and Leptospirosis” on Friday evening at the Shelburne town offices. The talk was hosted by… Read More »

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