Green Mountain Care Board seeks public input May 29

The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) invites the public to two events in Burlington on Thursday, May 29: a “traveling board meeting” with brief presentations from Vermont health leaders from 1 to 4pm, and a public forum on health insurance rates from 6 to 7:30pm. Both events will be held at the First Congregational Church… Read More »

Democratic committees co-sponsor screening of “Inequality For All”

The Shelburne, Charlotte, and South Burlington Democratic Committees will co-sponsor a screening of the documentary “Inequality for All” on Sunday, May 18 at 7pm at the Shelburne Town Offices, second floor. The film, released in 2013 and featuring renowned economist Robert Reich, examines the ever-widening income inequality in the United States and the effects this… Read More »

Middle school Wind Ensemble travels to Montreal

By Scott Stanley, SCS eighth grader On April 10, the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Wind Ensemble went on tour to Montreal. The band played at the Alexander von Humboldt School, École Joseph-François-Perrault, and the Notre Dame Cathedral. The trip was very exciting with all of the venues and culture of Montreal. It was exciting for… Read More »

Shelburne Dines Out makes return May 15

By Janet Franz Here’s an easy way to help local children and enjoy a delicious meal without cooking or washing dishes: dine out in a Shelburne restaurant on Thursday, May 15. Participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of the day’s proceeds to Shelburne Nursery School (SNS), a nonprofit organization. “Shelburne Dines Out” is a fundraising… Read More »

CVU’s Tyler VanDyk wins $1K scholarship

Burlington Subaru Hyundai’s Drive for Excellence program, in its seventh consecutive year of rewarding hard-working high school juniors and seniors with a chance to win a new car, added an extra perk this year: two $1,000 scholarships drawn via raffle at the event. Above, Champlain Valley Union senior Tyler VanDyk of Hinesburg wins one of… Read More »

High school class to reach stratosphere

This semester in Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School’s  Weather, Climate and Oceans classes, students are working together to send a measuring device into the stratosphere. For those unfamiliar with the makeup of the atmosphere, the atmosphere has four levels—the troposphere, the stratosphere, the mesosphere, and the thermosphere. Human kind, and all weather on earth… Read More »

Waldorf students donate over $1,000 to New Village Farm

The gray clouds and drizzle did not dampen the spirits of fourth graders from the Lake Champlain Waldorf School (LCWS) as they hammered, measured, and sawed at New Village Farm (NVF) on Wednesday, April 30. While the students always enjoy Farm Days, this one was particularly special. Nearly six months ago, the students’ study of… Read More »

FS Gallery hosts monotype collection

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a monotype collection, titled “Only One: Singular Prints by Casey Blanchard, Janet Fredericks, Betsey Garand, Catherine Hall, and Carol MacDonald.” The exhibit opens with an artists’ reception on Friday, May 16 from 6-8pm and will run through June 24. Originally developed in the 17th century,… Read More »

Writers’ Barn hosts spring writing workshops

Professional writer Michelle Demers will teach three workshops at the Writers’ Barn in Shelburne this spring and summer. With an MFA in poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts, Demers has taught at Saint Michael’s College and currently teaches writing courses through Community College of Vermont, Vermont Technical College, and Champlain Valley Union ACCESS. With… Read More »

Caldecott Honor artist Jon Muth kicks off Children’s Book Week

The Flying Pig Bookstore welcomes multiple-award-winning, Caldecott Honor artist Jon Muth (“The Three Questions,” “Zen Ties,” “Zen Shorts,” “Zen Ghosts,” “City Dog, Country Frog,” and many more) to Shelburne Town Hall on Tuesday, May 13 at 4pm. Muth will celebrate the publication of his newest book, “Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons,” a collection of… Read More »