Local poet muses on the season

To the Editor: Looking out the window, I saw my inspiration to do this – such a beautiful time of year. This is where we live. Giving Thanks It’s a golden world – Late November in Vermont, Maple trees shedding Their leaves Of red & gold— The air is cool and damp— Fall is here…… Read More »

French: Let’s move past education politics

By DANIEL M. FRENCH In the final weeks of the election cycle, supporters of the Vermont State College System and early education proponents made their pitch for additional funding in a challenging fiscal environment. Their ideas are constructive, their tone civil and they’re making a good faith effort to add to the policy conversation. My… Read More »

Shelburne honors veterans next week

Shelburne is honoring veterans two ways this year. A wreath will be placed on the Veterans Memorial in Shelburne for Monday, Nov. 12, acknowledging all of the veterans there who are honored with engraved bricks. There will not be a formal ceremony, but Veterans Committee member Sam Feitelberg said, “The committee encourages visitation.” On Wednesday,… Read More »

Veterans Home salutes veterans

To the Editor: The Vermont Veterans’ Home is extremely grateful for our U.S. military veterans, past and present. The rights and freedoms we enjoy are incumbent upon your unselfish service to our nation. We live in the greatest nation on earth and continue to thrive because of your commitment to duty, honor, and country. Please… Read More »

Soldier with Shelburne roots in book about combat women

Soldier with Shelburne roots in book about combat women

A former Shelburne resident is one of three women in military combat roles featured in a new book out this week tilted “Beyond the Call: Three Women on the Front Lines in Afghanistan.” Deployed with the 10th Mountain Division to Iraq and later assigned to the 1st Infantry Brigade in Afghanistan, Capt. Johanna Smoke is… Read More »

Local artists paint vests for benefit auction

Local artists paint vests for benefit auction

Local artists and fly fishers Tim Neiley of Charlotte and Lynda McIntyre of Shelburne have created two unique hand-painted Orvis fishing vests to be auctioned in the upcoming national Casting for Recovery/Bidding for Good online auction running today through Nov. 18. Both Neiley and McIntyre are accomplished painters, passionate fishers, and have had personal and… Read More »

Shelburne’s big dig

Shelburne’s big dig

Falls Road construction continues, and the road will be opened for night traffic  starting Friday, tentatively, said Chris Robinson Shelburne water quality superintendent. The road will remain closed during the day from 7 a.m to 5 p.m.

Incumbents prevail: Vermonters stick with Sanders, Welch; Scott the lone statewide GOP winner

By SHELBURNE NEWS STAFF Mount Mansfield didn’t crumble, the law of gravity was not repealed, and there were no upsets in the race for Vermont’s major offices on Tuesday. Every incumbent won. Gov. Phil Scott was the lone Republican re-elected at the top of the ticket, easily outdistancing Democrat Christine Hallquist, vying to become the… Read More »