Calling all paddlers: Help tackle European frogbit

Calling all paddlers: Help tackle European frogbit

By Krista Hoffsis Do you enjoy spending time on Lake Champlain? Do you care about water quality and habitat? Join Lewis Creek Association and volunteers as we manage European frogbit and other aquatic invasive plants in Shelburne and Charlotte this June. Frogbit outings in the lower LaPlatte and Town Farm Bay provide great wildlife sightings… Read More »

Skipping skip day

Skipping skip day

Champlain Valley Union High School seniors swapped senior skip day for a senior service day Tuesday. About 50 students raked and trimmed trees on Mount Philo. Other groups spent the morning clearing trails, helping out at community schools and volunteering at local nonprofits. Students were excused from school after their morning of service. This version… Read More »

Shelburne honors veterans

Shelburne honors veterans

Dozens gathered at the Veterans’ Memorial in Shelburne Monday morning to honor U.S. service members past and present. Leading the ceremony on the Parade Ground near the memorial were (top) organizer and retired Army Col. Bud Ockert, master of ceremonies Tom Little, guest speaker Col. Henry “Hank” Harder of Shelburne, and Rev. Leopold Bilodeau, a… Read More »

Shelburne to observe Memorial Day on the village green

Shelburne’s Memorial Day observation will be held rain or shine at 11 a.m. on Monday, at the Veterans’ Monument on the village green. The guest speaker will be Col. Henry U. Harder, Jr., vice commander, 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard. A UVM graduate, Col. Harder is a decorated command pilot with over 3,000… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

The Recreation office will be closed on Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day.  Fall Youth Soccer registration deadline is Friday, June 1. The Shelburne Recreation Soccer league is for students entering grades 1-6 this fall. The registration form is online under “related documents” on the Recreation website and in the office. The early registration fee is ​$30 by June 1.… Read More »