Hinesburg Artist Series Orchestra and South County Chorus present Mozart’s Requiem

Hinesburg Artist Series Orchestra and South County Chorus present Mozart’s <i>Requiem</i>

The South County Chorus and members of the Hinesburg Artist Series Orchestra, under the direction of Rufus C. Patrick, will perform the Mozart Requiem on Sunday, April 10 at 5:00pm at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne. Guest artists are Soprano Sarah Cullins, Alto Amy Patrick, Tenor Adam Hall, and Bass Gary Moreau. The South… Read More »

Laugh and sweat with a Nia workout

Laugh and sweat with a Nia workout

There is more than one way to torch calories to get in great shape, and certainly not many workouts evoke unabashed joy and laughter. One such workout is an innovative, movement-based practice called Nia that focuses on the healing of the body, spirit, mind and emotions through a cardio-dance workout. Each 60-minute workout tones your… Read More »

Vermont Rail’s controversial project abuts The Nature Conservancy

Vermont Rail’s controversial project abuts The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy in Shelburne borders land on Route 7 being developed by Vermont Rail System for transfer station operations that are slated to include salt and fuel storage. The conservancy filed a petition to be included in the proceedings for Vermont Rail’s Act 250 permit. The conservancy would like a cooperative solution that addresses… Read More »

Tail docking sparks heated debate

A group of animal advocates is fighting to urge Vermont lawmakers to pass bill S.22 that would prohibit the docking of cow tails. Tail docking removes a cow’s tail and is often practiced by conventional dairy farmers. Jenny Joczik, a member of the board of directors for the Green Mountain Animal Defenders, describes docking as… Read More »

Shelburne’s Julia Luckett to host gallery opening in Burlington

Shelburne’s Julia Luckett to host gallery opening in Burlington

An abiding interest in imagery, human connection and storytelling often lures photographers to their craft. The medium encourages an exploration of subjects and issues and allows for creativity, Julia Luckett, 25, of Shelburne said. She will join Rick Peyser, Janice Nadworny and Charlene Farmer-Lewey to host a gallery opening from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Uncommon… Read More »

New bicycle and pedestrian map proposed for Shelburne Town Plan

Marc Gamble, co-chair of the Bike and Pedestrian Paths Committee, accompanied by committee member Rocco Antinozzi, appeared at the Planning Commission’s March 10 public hearing to discuss their new bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure development map. The map lists 21 planned projects, including the inter-community connector along the rail line, and one project in the village.… Read More »

Hearings and legislation continue in Vermont Railway case

Shelburne residents continue to be concerned about Vermont Railway’s plan to erect an intermodal facility on the parcel west of Harbor Industries. Vermont Railway claims federal preemption regarding local permits, but that is very much a matter of contention. At the March 7 hearing of Vermont Railway, Inc. v. The Town of Shelburne, the court… Read More »

100 new homes proposed on Kwiniaska Golf Course

Christopher Snyder of Snyder Custom Homes, LLC., appeared before the Development Review Board at their meeting on March 16 to present a Sketch Plan for a 100-unit housing development on 53.5 acres on the northwest portion of Kwiniaska Golf Course. The plan proposes 21 single-family, two-story homes with three or four bedrooms; 31 one-story carriage… Read More »