VNCC hosts golf tournament for worthy cause

Looking for a great day of golf on the most beautiful golf course in Vermont? Then join Partners In Adventure (PIA) for a day of sunshine and fun for a special cause. Vermont National Country Club will host the Seventh Annual Golf Classic on Monday, July 21. There will be a box lunch with substantial… Read More »

BFP names Autumn Eastman Athlete of the Year

BFP names Autumn Eastman Athlete of the Year

It should come as no surprise that Autumn Eastman was named the Burlington Free Press Athlete of the Year. This year, Eastman was named Vermont’s Gatorade girls cross country runner of the year and captured the D-I crown to help Champlain Valley Union (CVU) earn its 10th title in 11 years. She placed second at… Read More »

Shelburne’s Meiler slashes two world records

Flo Meiler of Shelburne broke the world pole vault record, 5’6”, on her first attempt at the USA Track & Field (USATF) Adirondack Association Open & Masters Track & Field Championships East Region on Saturday, June 21 at the University of Albany in New York. The previous age 80 record was 4’7” held by both… Read More »

Hesslink pitches Rice to D-I Championship

By Ted Ryan Helping Rice Memorial win its first Vermont high school baseball championship in 50 years might be the highlight of William Hesslink’s young career, but a semifinal victory over Champlain Valley presented emotional challenges of its own. That afternoon, Hesslink hooked up with CVU’s Rayne Supple in a pitchers’ duel and the Redhawks… Read More »

CVU born band Dionysia goes national

CVU born band Dionysia goes national

by Sadie Williams It’s not often that a high school band sticks together post-graduation, especially when its members attend colleges in three different states. However that’s just what happened for four incredibly talented boys from Champlain Valley Union (CVU).   What began as a series of extended jam sessions between drummer Alex Meyers of Shelburne and… Read More »

Folino’s Pizza seeks to offer outdoor seating

At their meeting on June 18 the Development Review Board discussed a site plan application by John Koerner, the owner of Folino’s Pizza, to add picnic tables in an outdoor seating area south of their building and for a dumpster enclosure.  In response to questioning about the parking situation, Koerner said he is continuing his… Read More »

Historic photography exhibit moves to Town Hall offices

Historic photography exhibit moves to Town Hall offices

During the Town’s 250th Anniversary Celebration Aug. 16-18, 2013, the photography exhibit, above, was on display on the CTC ferryboat “Cruise Into History” on Friday night, and lined the walls of the Covered Bridge at the Shelburne Museum over the weekend. Ann Hogan and Sara Blum organized the display for the Cruise, with artistic help… Read More »

VRPA offers plenty of close-to-home family fun this summer

The Vermont Recreation and Parks Association (VRPA) is pleased to announce its partnership with 38 Vermont communities to offer deeply discounted amusement park tickets to the Bromley Mountain Adventure Park in Manchester; Great Escape/Splashwater Kingdom in Lake George, N.Y.; and “Six Flags New England” in Agawam, Mass. How would you like to save up to… Read More »

Honor a Shelburne veteran with engraved brick

Honor a Shelburne veteran with engraved brick

The Town of Shelburne understands the sacrifices made by every man and woman, both home and abroad, who has endured in the name of our country. That’s why a committee of Shelburne Veterans has made plans for a memorial to be constructed on the Parade Green and approved by the Design Review Board. Featuring a… Read More »