Women’s Mentoring Program at Mercy Connections

Mercy Connections is offering a training program for women interested in becoming part of their Vermont Women’s Mentoring Program. It begins April 24 and continues Wednesday evenings, through May 22, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Mercy Connections offices, 255 South Champlain St. Mercy Connections partners with the Vermont Department of Corrections to match trained female… Read More »

Raising money for the poor

Raising money for the poor

The 5th Grade PREP (religious education) students from St. Catherine of Siena in Shelburne wish to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for joining us and contributing so generously to our Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Project Poverty Awareness Campaign Bake Sales at the Parish Hall and Shelburne Market on Sunday, March 31.… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Composting Workshop Keep food scraps out of the landfill with home composting. Chittenden Solid Waste’s Community Outreach Coordinator, Lauren Layn, will outline the benefits of “closing the loop” with your own household food scraps and yard debris in a presentation on maintaining a healthy compost system. In 2012, the Vermont Legislature unanimously passed the Universal… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

News from Pierson Library

Meet Katie Martin-Woodard Katie processes everything item that comes into the library so it’s ready for the shelf.  She catalog books, movies, audio books, museum passes, etc.  She also manages Inter Library Loan requesting, which involves sending books all over the state and sometimes the country. She updates the library’s website and Facebook page and… Read More »

End of Life Café talk, April 7

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1063 Prim Road, Colchester, hosts an End of Life Café Sunday, April 7, 2 p.m. The free discussion, open to the public, will offer the opportunity to learn and talk about all aspects of death including medical and financial needs, legal issues, funeral arrangements, and more. In addition, the gathering provides… Read More »

Scott Hadley’s legacy

To the Shelburne Community, King Street Center would like to publicly recognize Shelburne resident Scott Hadley for his dedication to children in our community over the past 12 years. Scott exhibits all the attributes you’d want in a board member – he cares deeply about giving kids meaningful opportunities, and also understands how a stable,… Read More »

Shelburne Field House rocks!

What a night we had in celebration of Earth Hour, music, and the library! A big “Thank You” to Lou Natale, Shelburne resident and owner of the Shelburne Field House, for organizing such a great event. After spending years on the fields with my children playing baseball, soccer, and field hockey, I loved seeing this… Read More »

Earned Income Tax Credit, 3SquaresVT can help

This year, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) can help working families in Vermont make ends meet with a credit up to $6,431. In addition, any family with dependent children who receives the Vermont EITC is automatically income eligible for food benefits through 3SquaresVT – even if their income is over the limit. Each year,… Read More »