Schramm wins Shelburne quiz

Schramm wins Shelburne quiz

Shelburne resident Mike Schramm of Maplewood Drive, pictured with sons Thomas and Charlie, was the winner of the Shelburne Quiz sponsored by the Shelburne Democratic Committee on Shelburne Day, Saturday, Aug. 16. Of the 22 quiz participants, only Schramm and Carole Obuchowski of Longmeadow Drive answered five of the six questions correctly. After a lottery drawing, Schramm… Read More »

Keeping up a Rotary tradition

Keeping up a Rotary tradition

By Rosalyn Graham When Evan Webster spoke at Charlotte Shelburne Rotary Club in late August, he was continuing a tradition that began in the earliest years of the Rotary organization. His talk explained the science and complexity of screen printing, the process he uses for creating t-shirts and many other printed specialty items at his… Read More »

The Readers Write

Who’s in charge here? I have lived in Shelburne for over 54 years, paid my taxes, gotten along pretty well with the cops, made appropriate donations to all the good “causes”, and watched with amusement, amazement, and sometimes actual fear, at how Shelburne has evolved over that period of time. But the latest “board game”… Read More »

Living Green Fair welcomes all ages Sept. 27, fair includes concert by Grammy nominee

Living Green Fair welcomes all ages Sept. 27, fair includes concert by Grammy nominee

Vermont’s signature “green consumer event,” the Living Green Fair, will be held at the LEED-certified UVM Davis Center on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10am–5pm in conjunction with the University of Vermont. The goal of the event is to encourage and help Vermonters of all ages to make more environmentally and socially conscious decisions in their… Read More »

Federal grant helps Vermont bat research

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will receive a grant for $42,895 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this year to support bat research and monitoring related to White-nose Syndrome.  This funding will support conservation and recovery of the six cave bat species affected by the deadly fungal disease.  Vermont is one of 30… Read More »

AAA reminds motorists that School’s Open — Drive Carefully

Launched in 1946, AAA’s School’s Open – Drive Carefully awareness campaign was created as a way to help reduce child pedestrian fatalities and injuries, and each year since AAA has continued the tradition to keep children safe as they return to school. AAA Northern New England distributes thousands of “Schools Open, Drive Carefully” posters annually… Read More »

Rose ceremony celebrates Waldorf School’s first day

Rose ceremony celebrates Waldorf School’s first day

Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s 30th year commenced Tuesday morning, Sept. 2 with the annual beloved Rose Ceremony. Students, faculty, and parents gathered to welcome the new first grade class to the grade school. Each first grade student walked through an archway adorned with flowers and leaves, and was greeted by a 12th grade student “buddy”… Read More »

State Board releases statement on misuse of standardized tests

The State Board of Education unanimously approved a statement concerning the proper and improper uses of standardized testing after a four-month review and study, the Board announced on August 26. “While there are many sound uses for standardized tests, the federal requirements have resulted in over-testing and a narrowing of our educational focus,” said State… Read More »