Dinse receives top rankings in Chambers USA 2014

The 2014 edition of “Chambers USA,” a leading directory of American lawyers and law firms, recognized 11 Dinse attorneys – including Shelburne residents Ritchie Berger, Karen McAndrew, Amy McLaughlin, and Jeffrey McMahan – in their practice areas. The new guide, released May 23, also recognizes the firm as among Vermont’s best in every category of… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Jane Baker

Covering the Field: Introducing Jane Baker

By Sheri Duff Jane Baker is a leader. It’s the first asset that Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head girls lacrosse coach Hillary Arthur notes when asked about the senior captain. “Jane is able to lead her teammates with an enthusiastic attitude. She can get the team pumped up and likes to get the entire team… Read More »

Shelburne Girls on the Run team prepares for annual 5K

Shelburne Girls on the Run team prepares for annual 5K

Over 50 girls, coaches, and family members from Shelburne will participate in the annual Girls on the Run 5K Run/Walk at the Champlain Valley Exposition on Saturday, June 7 at 10am in Essex. Onsite registration, happy hair, and face painting will begin at 8:30am. Girls on the Run encourages girls in third through eighth grade… Read More »

Shelburne student qualifies for National Bowling Tournament

Shelburne student qualifies for National Bowling Tournament

Tyler Richards of Shelburne competed in the 2014 Vermont Pepsi Youth Bowling Championships at Spare Times in Colchester on May 4. His finish qualified the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) junior to compete for a spot on the USA youth bowling team against students from all over the United States July 13-19 in Buffalo, N.Y. Richards… Read More »

Redhawks Recap: June 5, 2014

Redhawks Recap: June 5, 2014

By Sheri Duff Lacrosse team finishes strong The Redhawks won their last three game of the season and secured the No. 1 seed in the state tournament in the process. Elliott Mitchell contributed a hat trick to help Champlain Valley defeat Colchester 13-6 last Tuesday. Steele DuBrul (assist), Griffin DiParlo (assist), Nevin DiParlo, and Ryan… Read More »

CVU Grad selected for Deborah Parton Memorial Award

CVU Grad selected for  Deborah Parton Memorial Award

Former Champlain Valley Union High School standout athlete Lindsay Kingston recently received the Deborah Parton Memorial Award from the Middlebury College Athletic Department. Given to the senior student-athlete who exemplifies the spirit and dedication of Deb Parton, Kingston was a senior back on the 2013 Middlebury soccer team. She started all 22 soccer games for the… Read More »

JVA lacrosse team completes season with one loss

JVA lacrosse team completes season with one loss

By Michael Regan The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) JVA lacrosse team finished the last four games of the season with an offensive explosion, outscoring their opponents 37-9. The Redhawks tallied wins against Rutland (6-2), Colchester (12-2), Mount Mansfield (13-2), and Middlebury (6-3). Through the last nine games of the season the Redhawks outscored their opponents… Read More »

Dawna Hammers releases new album

Dawna Hammers releases new album

“Into the Mystic” by singer-songwriter and recording artist Dawna Hammers, of Shelburne, is a beautiful tribute to her favorite songwriters of the 1960s and 70s. The album includes eleven spiritually inspiring songs by Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Carole King, Van Morrison, The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Aerosmith, and even Tommy James and the Shondells. “Into the… Read More »

Opening doors again

Opening doors again

By Tricia Kennedy Nestled inside a butter yellow house on the outskirts of Shelburne Village is the newly re-established Open Arms Food and Juice Shop. Family-owned and operated by husband and wife team Acoy and Sam Cofino, Open Arms re-opened in April after the family closed shop in 2010 to cope with medical issues. While… Read More »