Shelburne Food Shelf committees and board formed

By Tom Zenaty With the passing of long-time Shelburne Food Shelf operator Val Martel, we were left wondering how to sustain or improve its operation. In May, a group of individuals were called together by our town Social Services Committee and Rev. Greg Smith of the United Methodist Church to discuss how to move forward. […]

AARP and Sorrell partner in scam outreach effort

The AARP Fraud Watch Network lit up the phone lines today as part of a Reverse Boiler Room, dialing thousands of residents to warn them about two leading imposter scams hitting thousands of Vermonters – the IRS and tech support scams. Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell joined AARP Vermont volunteers and staff in Boston along […]

Visions of Lake Champlain and Beyond

Visions of Lake Champlain and Beyond

The Luxton-Jones Gallery in Shelburne has announced the opening of a new exhibit titled Visions of Lake Champlain and Beyond. The public is invited to the opening celebration, with the artists in attendance, which will take place from 2pm to 7pm on Saturday, Sept. 26. This new exhibit and sale will be on display at […]

CCV to offer free workforce development courses and workshops

Community College of Vermont will begin offering several free workforce development courses and workshops at five of the College’s academic centers across the state in October. These new training programs are designed to equip students with technical skills and industry certifications in high-demand sectors, with a focus on manufacturing, technology, business applications, and health and […]

Black Dog Syndrome: pet adopter bias explained

Black Dog Syndrome: pet adopter bias explained

By Brigitte Thompson of VT Dog Rescue When choosing a dog there are many factors to consider including personality, energy level, gender, age, breed and color. What determines the right match varies from person to person, but those who work in dog rescue will tell you black dogs spend the most time waiting to be […]

The Readers Write

Save the teasels Every August I wait to see if the teasels on the south side of Barstow Rd. near Governors Lane will survive the roadside mowing. They never do and I assume that it is due to a lack of knowledge of this special plant in this special location. This year I thought it […]

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