Nominate your tree hero

Help shine the spotlight on a local tree hero by nominating a person, group or organization for a 2019 Vermont Tree Steward Award. Each year, the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program, a partnership of University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, recognizes those who have made a significant… Read More »

DMV announces updated security features

The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles is updating the security features of Vermont driver’s licenses and non-driver ID cards. Beginning this July, licenses and IDs will no longer be printed during a visit to a Vermont DMV office. The newly-designed card will be printed and mailed within seven to 10 days from a high-security facility,… Read More »

Healing Winter’s Wounds

By SABRINA EVARTS Frozen court ladies sit silently on a rock ledge above the road: silvery white drapery flows down from their knees in solid folds, And caught in their ashen hair of skeleton branches A golden leaf or two flutters nervously Soon, slips of ice will shrink back And cracked walls of rock will… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Shotokan karate ​For adults and kids ages 8 and up. Improve your fitness level, challenge yourself and have fun. Karate is a weaponless means of self-defense, consisting of dynamic offensive and defensive techniques, using all parts of the body to their maximum advantage. This program will help students develop physical skills such as eye-hand coordination,… Read More »

Vermont Ecumenical Council Service Feb. 3

By MARGERY SHARP “We do public witness of our ministry together. We do it by witnessing our oneness.” This was the message Vermont Episcopal Bishop Thomas C. Ely gave to mark the annual meeting of the Vermont Ecumenical Council which included a service followed by a pot luck meal at Shelburne’s Trinity Episcopal Church on… Read More »

Funding available to support Vermont’s LGBTQ communities

Funding is now available for new or existing projects, programs, and organizations that serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities in Vermont through the Samara Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The Samara Fund’s mission is to help create vibrant Vermont LGBTQ communities and ensure that LGBTQ Vermonters are connected, healthy, appreciated, safe, and… Read More »

Hinesburg man charged in burglary

A Hinesburg man has been charged with allegedly breaking into the Shelburne Tap House last week. Police reported a burglary at the Shelburne Road business just around 1 a.m. on Feb. 4. The suspect left the building and came back two more times that night into the early morning, stealing between $500 and $1,000 of… Read More »

Making Mamma Mia!

Making Mamma Mia!

Peter Friedrichsen of Shelburne, left, works on set construction with set designer Cheri Forsythe for Lyric Theatre Company’s production of “Mamma Mia!” Also working towards the show’s opening night in April is Friedrichsen’s wife, Heather, co-chair for promotion, and his daughter, Emily, who plays the role of Sophie in the popular musical. Several hundred volunteers… Read More »

Shelburne Candidates Forum, Feb. 19

All candidates on the March 5 Shelburne ballot have been invited to participate in the candidates forum on Feb. 19 from 7-8:30 p.m., in meeting rooms 1 and 2 in the Town Offices. The purpose is for candidates to introduce themselves and hear questions and concerns from Shelburne residents. Tom Little will serve as moderator. David Webster is… Read More »