Shelburne Community School weighs building options

The presentation of a report by the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board’s Facilities’ Committee last week included a lengthy presentation by the Burlington firm, Dore & Whittier, spelling out an array of options, from fixing select items to rebuilding, for the nearly 50-year-old structure. The panel started to examine solutions for concerns such as the… Read More »

‘Elder Blooming’ discussion blossoms in Shelburne

‘Elder Blooming’ discussion blossoms in Shelburne

Most adults will live up to three decades longer than their great great grandparents. These additional years provide, in turn, additional opportunities. Adults need not stagnate, or live under the stigma that recent generations imposed on this increasingly important time. The Creative ‘Third Act’ Project, in collaboration with the Center for Biography and Social Arts,… Read More »

Shelburne Chocolatier to attend prestigious school opening

Shelburne Chocolatier to attend prestigious school opening

Kevin Toohey, Chocolatier and managing partner of Studio Cacao Chocolatier of Shelburne, was chosen to attend the grand opening of L’École du Grand Chocolat in Brooklyn, N.Y. L’École is a training school operated by the prestigious French chocolate company Valrhona. They have schools of the same name in France, Japan, and now the USA. Toohey… Read More »

PC Construction, Red Cross partner to help ensure preparedness: Ready 365 donation first of its kind in region

PC Construction, Red Cross partner to help ensure preparedness: Ready 365 donation first of its kind in region

September is National Preparedness Month and the perfect time to welcome and thank PC Construction for stepping forward to become the first partner to engage with the Vermont & the New Hampshire Upper Valley American Red Cross as a Ready 365 member. “Through a generous gift of $10,000, PC Construction has both demonstrated a commitment… Read More »

Share the Harvest benefits NOFA on Oct. 2

What if there was a way to help both local farmers and families in need of quality food?  The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) bags both birds with one stone with their 20th annual Share the Harvest fundraising event. On Thursday, Oct. 2, restaurants and food stores all over Vermont will donate a… Read More »

11th Annual Walk for Wishes Raises $130,000 for Make-A-Wish Vermont

On September 14th, Make-A-Wish Vermont raised over $130,000 for wishes in their 11th annual Walk for Wishes at the Shelburne Museum. Hundreds of people joined together to help raise awareness and funds for Vermont children living with life-threatening medical conditions, and local businesses and volunteers donated goods and services to the event. Leslie Williams, CEO… Read More »

When is it time to make portfolio changes?

When is it time to make portfolio changes?

The kids are back at school and summer vacations are now just fading memories, so it must be autumn. But the seasons don’t just move on the calendar, they also change in your life. And, speaking of changes, you’ll have to make many of them as you move through the years, and that includes changes… Read More »

COVERING the Field: introducing Catherine Cazayoux

COVERING  the Field: introducing Catherine Cazayoux

“Catherine Cazayoux is one of the most dangerous soccer players in the state,” stated second year Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head girls soccer coach Stan Williams. “Her combination of foot skills, toughness, creativity, and soccer IQ make her one of the most complete players I have ever coached. This year, we are playing her in an… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

by Sheri Duff Boys soccer team undefeated since first loss Champlain Valley’s Max Brown scored twice to lead the boys soccer team past Spaulding 4-0 on Saturday, Sept. 20. Cooper O’Connell and Elliott Mitchell contributed a goal apiece while Oscar Kelly made one save. On Tuesday the Redhawks settled for a scoreless tie with Burlington… Read More »

Shelburne teen shines at Regional Dairy Show

Shelburne teen shines at Regional Dairy Show

Vermont had a strong showing at the 4-H dairy show at Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass., capturing championship awards in every breed competition in conformation as well as in fitting and showmanship. Thirty-four Vermont 4-H’ers competed at the regional show held Sept. 11-14. In the fitting and showmanship contest, several junior and senior… Read More »