Shelburne 9/10 All Stars reign in pool play

The Shelburne 9/10 All-Star team is off to a great start to the season. The team dominated opponents (Charlotte 19-1, North Burlington 11-1, South Burlington 1-0, and Burlington American 12-8) to go 4-0 in pool play and advance to the Vermont District 1 Double Elimination Tournament hosted by non-other than Shelburne Little League. The All… Read More »

CVU teen enjoys first race car victory

Champlain Valley Union’s Richard Lowrey III, age 16, earned his first victory of his racing career on Friday night, July 4 in front of a packed grandstand at Devils Bowl Speedway in Fair Haven. Lowrey started mid-field then battled Stephen Donahue of Graniteville with door-to-door action packed racing in the 20-lap Renegade Feature for the… Read More »

Vermont’s moose lottery drawing slated for July 17

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Governor Peter Shumlin will hold the annual lottery drawing for moose hunting permits on Thursday, July 17 at the Statehouse in Montpelier. “Join us at 10am July 17 in Statehouse Room 11 for the live radio broadcast of Vermont’s moose  permit drawing, or tune in on Froggy 100.9 to… Read More »

Charlotte Berry Farm: New sign for a new season

Champlain Valley Union junior Morgan Magoon, formerly of Shelburne and current resident of Charlotte, joins the team at Wind Ridge Publishing for the summer. Watch for upcoming articles from this talented teen. By Morgan Magoon Russ and Melissa Beatty bought the Charlotte Berry Farm from Polly and Brad Simpkins on June 5, 2013. They decided… Read More »

By Chea Waters Evans In January 2013, Shelburne police discovered a stallion and two mares in a local barn; they were obviously neglected. Willie, Dolly, and Lolly were covered in lice, nearly blind, and barely able to walk. Thanks to the efforts of Spring Hill Horse Rescue in Clarendon, Vt., the three horses are recovering… Read More »

Shelburne church celebrates Fourth of July

Shelburne will celebrate its 52nd Annual July 4 Chicken Barbeque, Auction, and Bazaar to benefit the Methodist Church on Friday, July 4, this year. “At 9am there’s a line of people waiting to get in to the white elephant sale,” Julie Broadway, chair of the annual sale, explained, “The barbeque starts at 11am and the… Read More »

Safety Spot

By Jim Buell 2nd Asst. Chief, Shelburne Fire Dept. Summer has arrived! A lot of us will be taking a vacation, but fire doesn’t. Please stay vigilant around the issue of fire safety. Here are some tips that may help keep you, your family, and your home safe. Keep a fire extinguisher near your BBQ,… Read More »

SCHIP celebrates 10th Anniversary

The schedule of monthly celebrations for SCHIP is as follows by: July: Charlotte month—all Charlotte residents get 10 percent off in store August: Raffle month—proceeds go to Charlotte Food Shelf September: Shelburne month —all Shelburne residents get 10 percent off in store plus Volunteer Party October: Hinesburg month—all Hinesburg residents get 10 percent off in… Read More »

Planning Commission briefed on Shoreland Protection Law

At its meeting on June 26, Trey Martin, Senior Counsel in the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) at the Agency of Natural Resources, and Susan Warren, Manager of the Lakes and Ponds program at DEC, briefed Commission members on the provisions of the recently enacted Shoreland Protections Act which will take effect on July 1,… Read More »

Selectboard addresses natural resources, budget changes

By Heather McKim At the June 24 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, Police Officer Chris Morrell and police dog Buck were recognized for their service to the town of Shelburne. Morrell and his canine partner are retiring from the force. State Representatives to Montpelier Joan Lenes and Kate Webb were present at Tuesday night’s meeting… Read More »