Wiffle Ball Tournament features Little Field of Dreams Annual Travis Roy Foundation tourney resumes Aug. 15-17

An addition to the venue and an expanded field highlight the 13th annual Travis Roy Foundation Wiffle Ball Tournament slated for Friday-Sunday, Aug. 15-17 in Essex. The fun-filled backyard event takes place at the home of natives Pat and Beth O’Connor and the event is free and open to the public. Joining Little Fenway and… Read More »

Help protect your ability to save

What do you believe is the biggest threat to your ability to save for retirement, education funding or other big goals? “Job loss” probably comes to mind first, but “lack of cash flow management” should rank higher — and it’s an ongoing challenge rather than a rare event. More than just tracking your income and… Read More »

Local builder applauded for building Green Certified Homes

Snyder Homes has been named a Home Innovation NGBS Green Partner of Excellence for 2014. Being one of only a handful of Home Innovation’s green certification participants to be recognized validates the commitment the Shelburne business has made to provide its customers with increased value, comfort, durability, and efficiency through its National Green Building Standard… Read More »

Castleton prepares for 76th annual house tour

Castleton prepares for 76th annual house tour

The 76th Annual Castleton Woman’s Club Colonial Day House Tour will feature outstanding private homes in a wide variety of architectural styles including Colonial Revival, Federal, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, and Gothic Revival. The tour includes over a dozen sites throughout the village including outstanding period homes, public buildings, galleries, and historic sites. The 2014 Castleton Colonial… Read More »

Students pay tribute to their SHS teachers

Students pay tribute to their SHS teachers

By Roderick W. Durrell After dinner programs can be boring. But not for the Shelburne High School (SHS) reunion held on July 19 at the Town Offices, formerly the Shelburne Central Grade School and High School. Although all classes were invited to attend, the event was organized to mark the 50th graduation anniversary of the… Read More »

By Morgan Magoon, WRP Intern Have you noticed the new addition outside the Pierson Library? A butterfly habitat designed by landscape architect and Shelburne resident Charlotte Albers and sponsored by the Friends of the Pierson Library was planted by the Shelburne-Charlotte Garden Club last month for all to enjoy. And they are. Gardening enthusiasts Sue… Read More »

Selectboard tackles issues at regular meeting

By Heather McKim The July 22 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard saw the return of a familiar face to the Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission (HPDRC), a meeting with the Bike and Pedestrian Paths Committee, and a look at the town’s trees. David Webster, who had previously served on the HPDRC for a few… Read More »