SCS Board meeting tackles mixed bag

By Gail Callahan As the 2014 fiscal year drew to a close the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board decided against authorizing funds earmarked for legal expenses to clear hurdles on property the School District owns. In fact, the Board voted unanimously to reject approving up to $5,000 to clear up deed restrictions on a Longmeadow… Read More »


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. Michael Schechner of Shelburne was among more than 1,000 students who made the Dean’s List in the spring 2014 semester. Becker College, Worcester, Mass. Robert Street of Shelburne was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester. Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Madeline Waxler of Shelburne, member of the Class… Read More »

Organic dairy workshops offered to farmers

A series of workshops will be offered throughout the summer for organic farmers interested in learning how to make the most of their forages. The summer organic dairy series is a collaboration of the University of Vermont Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Program and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT). Each event is… Read More »

The future of engineering: FIRST things first

By Sam Crites, SCS eighth grader With all of the new technology and resources that are coming into play, the scale of engineering and technology is getting more and more massive all the time. But it will be the next generation that will have the chance to harness and fill this gap. How can we… Read More »

Shelburne native opens photography exhibit July 18 Photo display sheds light on Food 4 Farmers

Shelburne native opens photography exhibit July 18 Photo display sheds light on Food 4 Farmers

In 2012 Shelburne native and photographer Julia Luckett attended the Specialty Coffee Association of America conference in Seattle, where her father, Dan Cox, received the Lifetime Achievement Award. It was there that she was first introduced to Food 4 Farmers, a non-profit that battles against chronic seasonal hunger in coffee-growing communities in Latin America. A… Read More »

Montreal Botanic Gardens tour offered in September

Renowned Vermont horticulturist Dr. Leonard Perry will lead a tour to the Montreal Botanic Gardens on Sept. 15. Registrations will be accepted until Aug. 30 or until the trip is full. The highlight of the tour, sponsored by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension in collaboration with Green Works—the Vermont Nursery and Landscape Association, will be… Read More »

Presidential Award goes to local artist

Shelburne artist Katra Kindar has been awarded the President’s Award in this year’s Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition for her painting “paris roof tops at dawn.” The large watercolor painting (33” x 37”) is among 80 paintings by artists from across the country. Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition runs through July 26 at the Red Barn Gallery… Read More »