Locals take stage in “Wait until Dark” Shelburne Players fall production

Locals take stage in “Wait until Dark” Shelburne Players fall production

Shelburne residents (from left) Adam Huff, Dan Cimaglio, Amy Riley, G. Richard Ames, and Briege Riley rehearse their lines in the Shelburne Players fall production “Wait Until Dark.” The Frederick Knott thriller about a blind woman’s encounter with drug smugglers who’ve invaded her home will be presented at Shelburne Town Center on Nov. 14, 15, 16, 20, 21… Read More »

Shelburne women add to tradition of quilting at annual exhibit: Vermont Quilt Show returns Oct. 18-19

Shelburne women add to tradition of quilting at annual exhibit:  Vermont Quilt Show returns Oct. 18-19

Three local quilters, Joanne (“Jo”) Guillemette, Hope Johnson, and Ruth Whitaker will show their quilts at the 32nd Annual Champlain Valley Quilters Guild Vermont Quilt Show at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Oct. 18-19. All three participants are active members of the guild and each have a unique approach and experience to quilt… Read More »

Rising Vermont opera stars return for gala concert: Oct. 19 Performance features Shelburne native

Rising Vermont opera stars return for gala concert: Oct. 19 Performance features Shelburne native

Vermont natives Christopher Colmenero, tenor, and Geoffrey Penar, baritone, will appear in concert on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 4pm at the College Street Congregational Church in Burlington as part of The Singer’s Art Concert Series, presented by Bill Reed Voice Studio. The recital will include art songs, arias and duets by Mozart, Schumann, Brahms, Ravel,… Read More »

Milestones

Births Shelburne residents Heather Auclair and Bjorn Israel had a daughter, Linnea Jean Auclair-Israel, on Sept. 16, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Deaths Dr. Elisabeth Jean (Hudson) Heininger – Corning, N.Y. Dr. Elisabeth Jean Hudson Heininger, 48, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, after a long and courageous battle against Lyme disease… Read More »

Pierson Library Book Sale celebrates 50 years: Pancake breakfast coincides with annual event

Pierson Library Book Sale celebrates 50 years: Pancake breakfast coincides with annual event

Preparations are well in hand for the 50th Annual Pierson Library Book Sale and the Shelburne Fire Department Pancake Breakfast next weekend. The Book Sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 11 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, Oct. 12 from 10am-3:30pm at the Shelburne Town Center Gym. The Pancake Breakfast will also be held on Saturday, Oct. 11… Read More »

Shelburne church hosts traditional Vermont dining experience

Shelburne church hosts traditional Vermont dining experience

There’s still time to attend Shelburne United Methodist Church’s Old Fashioned Harvest Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 4. The annual chicken dinner is a Vermont tradition that brings together a friendly collection of locals and visitors who swap stories over a hearty homemade meal. The Harvest Dinner includes chicken and gravy, biscuits, mashed potatoes, maple squash,… Read More »

Selectboard talks telecommunication towers, solar array, dog parks, and stormwater

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard focused on getting a “seat at the table” when it comes to the unregulated proliferation of telecommunication towers and facilities at its Sept. 23 meeting. The Board members sought to gain that seat through proposed amendments to the town’s comprehensive plan. The meeting provided the stage for the second… Read More »

A sign of fall

Dedicated Shelburne resident Grace Pinney has found a home for 65 leaf people during foliage season. The leaf people family, above, welcomes customers to TD Bank in town. A big thanks goes out to Grace for all the hard work she puts into these wonderful fall fixtures!

Safety Spot

By Jim Buell, 2nd Assistant Chief, Shelburne Fire Department Fire Prevention Week Smoke detectors are critically important as your first line of defense if a fire started in your home. Some homes have hard wired ones which are tied into an alarm system, some have battery operated ones that provide an alert to the homeowner… Read More »

Local Democratic committees host candidate meet and greet Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:30pm, Town Tavern in Shelburne

The Shelburne, Charlotte, and South Burlington Democratic Committees will co-sponsor a meet and greet the candidate’s event, giving members of the community the opportunity to meet and talk informally with Chittenden County Democratic candidates for State Senate.  It is expected that each candidate will say a few words, but spend the majority of the evening… Read More »