Gov. Shumlin, UVM partner for Cabinet-level graduate internship program

Gov. Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont (UVM) are pleased to announce a new collaboration to put tomorrow’s leaders to work on the issues of today. The Governor’s Cabinet Graduate Internship Program, administered by the UVM Department of Community Development and Applied Economics Master of Public Administration program, will provide new opportunities for top… Read More »

Shelburne 9/10 All Stars win District title

After a 4-0 run through pool play, the 9/10 Little League All Star team continued their dominance and won the District 1 crown by defeating Burlington American 10-2, and Williston 9-5 and 13-7 respectively. Above, the District 1 Champions Front row L-R: Ronan Noonan, Ollie Pudvar, Ryan Canty, Angelos Carroll, Erik Jensen, and Lily Burris.… Read More »

Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Graduated Vermont and New Hampshire’s top high school soccer players meet for the 40th Annual Lions Soccer Cup Saturday at Castleton State College on Saturday, July 19. The Vermont girls, including Champlain Valley Union (CVU) standouts Haliana Burhans and Mackenzie Kingston, kick off the doubleheader at 4pm. The Vermont boys, featuring CVU’s Joseph Castano and… Read More »

Resident wins burger cook-off

Resident wins burger cook-off

Chef Contos Kitchen and Store (CCKS) hosted a burger cook-off on Sunday, June 21. Out of the seven competing burger connoisseurs, Mark Smith, owner of Green Pasture Meats and Shelburne resident, won first place with his meaty creation. Smith’s burger was composed of Green Pasture Meats beef, Bristol Bakery caramelized onion bun, roasted cherry tomato… Read More »

Bonfigli family shares award with King Street Center

King Street Center, a community organization providing social, recreational, and academic programs for low-income youth, is pleased to announce that the Bonfigli family has directed a $4,000 donation to the Center to support the Woody Classic Tennis Tournament and King Street’s Kids on the Ball tennis program. The contribution is thanks to the 2014 New… Read More »

Credit and Payment Security: a cycle of good news and bad news

It was good news. In July 2013, federal prosecutors in the United States brought indictments against members of a sophisticated Russian syndicate. The gang members were charged with stealing and selling more than 160 million credit card numbers from JCPenney, 7-Eleven, JetBlue, Heartland Payment Systems, Carrefour (in France), and one of the world’s largest credit… Read More »

Shelburne Museum wins award for Wyeth Vertigo

The New England Museum Association (NEMA) recently announced that the Shelburne Museum has won an award in the 2014 Publication Awards Competition. The Shelburne Museum’s entry “Wyeth Vertigo” won Third Place in the Exhibition Catalogues category. The exhibit ran from June 22 to October 31, 2013, in the Webb Gallery. It examined the collective artwork… Read More »

BCA brings street festival to Burlington

Burlington City Arts is pleased to present the 7th annual Festival of Fools, a street festival taking place in downtown Burlington from Friday, August 1 to Sunday, August 3. The Festival of Fools is a curated festival of street theater devoted to community engagement through the celebration of circus arts, music, and comedy for family… Read More »

Rokeby Museum offers family Fridays

Every Friday morning the Rokeby Museum will offer “make and take” activities. It’s an opportunity for family members of all ages to learn something new, make something beautiful, and have some fun. Programs are free with Museum admission or $3 per participant and take place Fridays from 10am to noon through Aug 15 in the… Read More »