SD Ireland improves to 3-3 in Legion play

SD Ireland improves to 3-3 in Legion play

LAUREN READ Correspondent SD Ireland went 1-for-1 over the weekend, beating Rockland, 6-5, on Friday before falling to White River Junction, 10-7, on Saturday. Storm Rushford pitched five innings, while Baker Angstmann entered for 1 ⅔ innings of relief. Tyler Skaflestad had three hits to lead the SD Ireland offense in the win. On Saturday,… Read More »

Thanking our legislators

The past legislative session seemed particularly challenging. I did have occasion to pay attention to it on a fairly regular basis and I must say that legislators have a tough job. It needs to be said again that they work long hours under real pressure for very little compensation. I especially want to thank Shelburne… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

94 directed patrol  90 traffic violations 38 miscellaneous complaints 30 medical calls with transport 8 agency assists 7 false fire alarms 6 minor traffic accidents 5 911 accidental hang-ups 4 medical calls no transport 3 suspicious vehicles 3 commercial vehicle inspections 3 stray dogs 2 welfare checks 2 burglary alarm 2 unsecured business checks 2… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Parks & Rec News

The Back to the Beach Event was a great kick-off to the summer season! Tuesday evening at Shelburne Beach provided perfect weather as well as a beautiful sunset for the setting of the Parks and Recreation Annual Back to the Beach event. Hundreds showed up to enjoy the event and to help celebrate the official opening of… Read More »

Miller Heins joins Hunger Free board

Miller Heins joins Hunger Free board

Hunger Free Vermont announced the election of Erin Miller Heins of Shelburne to the organization’s board of directors. “I am so pleased to serve on the Hunger Free Vermont Board of Directors and help the organization further its mission of ending hunger and malnutrition in Vermont,” said Heins. An attorney and partner at Langrock Sperry… Read More »

The 24th annual Turrell Fund Day for Children

The 24th annual Turrell Fund Day for Children

Over 200 guests attended the 24th annual Turrell Fund Day for Children June 5 at Shelburne Farm’s Coach Barn. Established in 1935, the Turrell Fund is a private foundation committed to improving child well-being in Vermont and designated areas in New Jersey. For the past 12 years, the fund has made significant investments in the… Read More »

The humble hornpout: a bottom-feeding delicacy

The humble hornpout: a bottom-feeding delicacy

JOE RANKIN Consider, for a second, a fish that can live in turbid, low-oxygen water. It can breathe through its skin, eats almost anything, has a wickedly effective defense mechanism and is a really focused parent. Plus, it’s good to eat. We’re talking about the humble hornpout, or “horned pout,” if you prefer. Or “mud… Read More »

Volunteer Connection news

SUE ALENICK United Way Volunteer United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected to community needs. Go to www.unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com. On the trail The Nature Conservancy is engaged in repairing damage done to… Read More »

CVU spring athletes make all-star teams

LAUREN READ Correspondent BASEBALL The top senior baseball players from Vermont have been selected for the 2019 Twin State Baseball Classic. Champlain Valley will be well represented, with three players taking the field for the Green Mountain State. Ian Parent is on the roster as a first baseman and pitcher, Aiden Johnson will play in… Read More »