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 »

Shelburne Farms Summer Concert Series begins July 9

Shelburne’s Parks and Recreation have planned another great line up of artists for community members to enjoy this summer at the Farm Barn. Set up a lawn chair and blanket, bring a picnic dinner, or enjoy food and drinks from the concession stand sponsored by the Recreation Committee. This event is certain to be a… Read More »

Freelance writers: create sense out of your business cents

Financial instructor Christine Moriarty will be teaching a mini-course at the Writer’s Barn in Shelburne on Wednesday, July 16. The course will focus on managing money as a free-lance writer or independent author and cultivating tools that can be immediately applied to your vocation. The workshop covers: building your writing income for the long term,… Read More »

Hunter Education Instructor Training Course July 18-19

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering a New Instructor Training Course for people interested in volunteering to teach Hunter Education, Trapping Education, or Bowhunter Education courses in Vermont. The course will take place starting at 7pm on Friday, July 18, and will go through the afternoon of Saturday, July 19.  It will be… Read More »