Ending with a rainbow

Ending with a rainbow

Fall Youth Soccer ended on a high note Saturday with the annual Newbury Cup Tournament at the Shelburne rec fields. Above, the Rainbow Whales take a break near the net. The grade 1-2 girls got into tournament spirit with socks, hair ties and face paint. Their coaches were Chelsea Witt and Dana Lee. Left to… Read More »

Batten Lecture hosts award-winning illustrator, author, Oct. 24

The 19th annual Roland Batten Memorial Lecture on architecture and design will be presented Oct. 24 at the University of Vermont by award-winning illustrator and author David Macaulay. His presentation, “Illustrating Architecture from the Inside Out,” will be at 5:30 p.m. in UVM’s Department of Art and Art History, 301 Williams Hall, 72 University Place, Burlington. Founded… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Parks & Rec News

Canine Q&A with a vet Dog owners bring your questions on Friday 6:30-8 p.m. when local veterinarian Dr. Sarah Smets, a new member of the Ark Veterinary Hospital staff, will discuss canine health care topics. Hosted by the Shelburne Village Dog Park Committee. Note: Bring your questions, but please don’t bring your dog. In Meeting… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

28 traffic violations 20 medical calls 6 miscellaneous complaints 2 false fire alarms 1 dog reunited with its owners 1 accidental 911 call Aug. 18 2 a.m. Police found an open gate at a property on Bay Road and checked the area. 9:16 a.m. Shelburne Police helped Vermont State Police look for a stolen vehicle… Read More »

Cub Scout Pack 607 welcomes girls, chucks pumpkins

Cub Scout Pack 607 welcomes girls, chucks pumpkins

By ELIZABETH CARNEY The Cub Scout year is off to a strong start in Shelburne-Charlotte. So far, we have welcomed 12 new scouts, including three girls. That’s right — after 108 years, Boy Scouts of America is welcoming girls officially into the fold. While we’ve always encouraged families to participate in our events, now girls… Read More »

Diaper bank puts diapers at local food shelves

Diaper costs will soon be less of a stress for local families in need. The Junior League of Champlain Valley is creating a diaper bank that will distribute diapers from area food shelves, in a partnership with the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. Hinesburg, Richmond, Williston and Milton will all have diapers available at their food… Read More »

Shelburne Community School needs mentors

Shelburne Community School is recruiting mentors for both of its mentoring programs. Everybody Wins! is a statewide literacy mentoring program that matches adults with students in grades 2-4. Pairs meet Tuesday or Wednesday midday over lunch for reading and fun. Connecting Youth is a district-wide mentoring program that matches adults with students in grades 5-8… Read More »

Deadline for interfaith grants is Oct. 31

The fall deadline for Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Program (SCHIP) grant applications is Wednesday, Oct. 31. Since SCHIP began making grants, many nonprofits have used their funds to support missions to improve the lives of neighbors and strengthen local communities. Grants range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. Requests can’t exceed $3,000. Applicants… Read More »

Go, veggies go!

Go, veggies go!

With their innovative Great Zucchini Race activity, Vermont Day School students won the Maker of the Year award at the Champlain Mini Maker Faire. Visitors to the booth were challenged to create an ergonomic vehicle out of a zucchini, using wheels, axles and other materials, ranging from pipe cleaners to cardboard and feathers to duct… Read More »

Local fire departments host pancake breakfast, craft sale fundraisers

Local fire departments host pancake breakfast, craft sale fundraisers

Two local fire departments host fundraisers this Saturday in Shelburne and Hinesburg. In Shelburne, firefighters will put on their annual pancake breakfast, 7:30-11 a.m. This year breakfast will be cooked and served at Shelburne Community School due to library construction near the fire station. This is the annual fundraiser for the Shelburne Firefighters Association. The… Read More »

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