Local pro wins national tennis award

Local pro wins national tennis award

Anyone who has learned how to play tennis in Vermont has, at one point or another, come into contact with the smile (and Life Saver candy rewards) of Jake Agna. Every year, the Youth Tennis Foundation of New England honors the legacy of Ned Weld, an accomplished player and advocate for helping kids through tennis,… Read More »

Stepping down: Lt. Fortin to take highway safety program on the road

Stepping down: Lt. Fortin to take highway safety program on the road

After nearly 30 years with Shelburne Police, Lt. Allen Fortin will be retiring Aug. 12, but don’t expect him to move from a cruiser to a rocking chair. Fortin said his “retirement” will be all about one of his favorite passions: highway safety. He is expected to become Chittenden County’s first full-time highway safety coordinator beginning… Read More »

Pierson Library News

The library reopens: The library has moved to its new temporary home for the next year while construction of the new Pierson Library takes place. Check out the Shelburne Field House library at 166 Athletic Drive. An opening celebration is Saturday at 1 p.m. Stop in to enjoy some ice cream, take part in a… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Summer Concert Series Family-friendly Wednesday concerts at Shelburne Farms are free. Aug. 1 features Buckshot, a local four-piece band playing rock, blues and country tunes. Bring a lawn chair and blanket. Pack a picnic dinner or enjoy food from the concession stand. Donations are appreciated. Kids can visit with the animals and everyone can dance… Read More »

Vermont Fresh Network dinner at Shelburne Farms

The Vermont Fresh Network is holding its 22nd Annual Forum Dinner on Sunday, August 5 at 5 p.m. Chefs and farmers from around the state will nourish guests in the Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms. The night begins with a cocktail hour, and at 6 p.m. diners will experience a selection of small dishes prepared… Read More »