Ethel Schildhaus – Shelburne

Ethel Schildhaus, 97, died peacefully on May 22, 2014, in The Lodge at Shelburne Bay, after several years of declining health. Ethel was born at Mary Fletcher Hospital in Burlington on Sept. 14, 1917, to Joseph and Leona Pearl of Swanton. Ethel graduated from Swanton High School. She met the love of her life, Andrew… Read More »

James Hamilton – Shelburne

James Hamilton, 33, of Shelburne passed away May 20, 2014, after an illness. Jim was born Oct. 1, 1980, in Winooski, the son of David Sr. and Christine Hamilton. In recent years, Jim enjoyed life as it came and spending time with his fiancee, Jennifer. Jim is survived by his soul mate, Jennifer Bessette of… Read More »

Parks and Rec News: May 29, 2014

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit Great Escape discounted tickets: Discounted tickets are available at the Shelburne Parks and Rec office and are good for any date during the 2014 season. Our discounted ticket price is $35 (for anyone 48” or taller). We will also be offering daily parking passes for $15. Tickets… Read More »

Shelburne church hosts June 1 concert

The Shelburne United Methodist Church will host a piano and choral music concert featuring the Shelburne United Methodist Church Choir singing anthems composed by Dr. Joe Utterback in the church Sanctuary on Sunday, June 1 at 3pm. The highlight of the performance is “Newtown Requiem,” a song written in memory of those lost in the… Read More »

Shelburne native screens new film

“Loser’s Crown” a movie written, directed, and co-produced by Colin Thompson, a 2001 CVU graduate, will be screened at Merrill’s Roxy in downtown Burlington on Wednesday, June 4 at 7pm. Tickets for $10 each are available online at

Shelburne decorator celebrates book launch

Basin Harbor’s new decorator, Joanne Palmisano of Shelburne, will launch her latest book “Salvage Secrets Design and Décor” on Saturday, May 31 from 3-6pm at the Club in Vergennes. The dynamic writer, stylist, and DIY Network project designer will answer questions about remodeling with salvage, show attendees how to create designs and DIY from reclaimed materials,… Read More »

Shelburne observes Memorial Day, honors veterans

Shelburne’s annual Memorial Day observance will be held on Monday, May 26, at 11am on the Parade green on Church Street, and will feature keynote speaker Arthur Kunin of Shelburne. Shelburne Boy Scout Troop 602 will present the colors and thank the community for their generosity that helped provide a trip to Normandy, France in… Read More »

Shelburne Boy Scouts share fond memories of Normandy

By Brian Mick, Assistant Scoutmaster Shelburne Boy Scout Troop 602 Members of Shelburne’s Troop 602 stepped off the plane April 20 and squinted in the bright morning glare – after an overnight flight from cloudy Vermont, bright sunshine was the last thing we expected to see. We had arrived at Charles de Gaulle airport, beginning… Read More »