Parks & Rec News

Last call for fall soccer registration May 31 Sign up in May before the price goes up. The Shelburne Recreation Soccer league is for students entering grades first-sixth in fall 2019. ​Register by May 31 and pay $30. Registration fee after May 31 is $55. Registrations received after Friday, Aug. 9, will be placed on… Read More »

Growing tomatoes in the home garden

DEBORAH J. BENOIT Extension Master Gardener University of Vermont Nothing compares to plucking a ripe tomato off the vine and indulging in its sweet taste. The good news is, whether you have the space for a large garden or are limited to containers on a sunny porch, you can grow your own tomatoes. The choices can… Read More »

Shelburne Memorial Day Ceremony

The annual Shelburne Memorial Day Ceremony will be held Monday, May 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the Shelburne Veterans’ Monument. Music for the event will be provided by the Shelburne Community School Wind Ensemble. Colonel Carroll A. “Bud” Ockert, U.S. Army, Ret., will be the guest speaker. The ceremony will be held at the monument… Read More »

A commissioned officer

A commissioned officer

Shelburne volunteer firefighter Madison Slater graduated from the University of Vermont last weekend. Slater, left, is pictured here receiving her commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the commissioning ceremony held at Ira Allen Chapel on Saturday evening.

25th annual animal walk and run, Sunday, June 9

25th annual animal walk and run, Sunday, June 9

The Humane Society of Chittenden County is gearing up for the 25th annual Walk for the Animals and 5K Doggie Fun Run on June 9 at Veterans Memorial Park in South Burlington. Come out and enjoy a morning outside with friends, family and fellow animal lovers. Participants may choose to complete a one-mile walk or… Read More »

Volunteer Connection

SUE ALENICK United Way Volunteer Columnist United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected to community needs. Go to www.unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com. Marathon: RunVermont is gearing up for the 31st running of the Vermont… Read More »

Girl Scouts share water tips

Girl Scouts share water tips

South Burlington Girl Scout Troop 58676 studied various techniques to conserve water in the home, at school and at work. Their study began in February and continued into early May. The troop elected to return to the Residence at Shelburne Bay recently to share their water conservation ideas after having an initial holiday visit with… Read More »

Worksite Wellness Award

Worksite Wellness Award

Members of Howard Center’s wellness committee, HC4Me, with Vermont Commissioner of Health Dr. Mark Levine and Gov. Phil Scott at the Worksite Wellness Conference earlier this year. The Howard Center received a 2019 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Gold Level Award from the Vermont Department of Health and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and… Read More »

Lenes appointed Age Well board of directors chair

Lenes appointed Age Well board of directors chair

Age Well, a nonprofit organization that serves Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties and is the largest Meals on Wheels provider in Vermont, appointed Shelburne resident Joan Lenes as their board chair. Lenes is a former Shelburne state representative and a Meals on Wheels volunteer for over 30 years. “I’d like to help Age… Read More »