Police discover a sad ending to a missing person case, NYC gangs visit Church Street for the holidays, and Burlington ends the year with the state’s first officer-involved shooting. Skeletal remains of missing person Denise Hart found in Goshen Vermont’s Chief Medical Examiner identified the human skeletal remains located in the town of Goshen as […]

Oasis Hotstone Spa target of police probe

The Oasis Hotstone Spa in Shelburne recently re-opened its doors after a criminal probe by local and county law enforcement officials that has now expanded to include the U.S. attorney’s Office. Last November, the company shut its doors after the Shelburne Police and investigators from the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations arrived with warrants in […]

Students praised by governor for refugee outreach efforts

Students praised by governor for refugee outreach efforts

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin praised two South Burlington High School students today for their efforts in helping Syrian refugees stay warm this winter. Students Lena Ginawi and Kiran Waqar were featured on Vermont Public Radio for their efforts to collect fleece blankets and warm clothing for those affected by the violence in Syria. Both are […]

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. […]

Goodbye from Orchard Observations

Goodbye from Orchard Observations

By Megan Humphre Sadly, this will be my final Orchard Observations column. It’s my last season with Shelburne Orchards. I have greatly enjoyed my past 14 years, so I’d like to wax poetic for a moment. With Nick Cowles at the helm, the staff at the orchard is the nicest group of people with whom […]

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 […]