Letters to the Editor

Engaging Vermont kids in and out of the classroom The end of summer and the beginning of another school year is an important milestone in the life of each child. For many Vermont kids, this summer was likely a time of rich experience and opportunity, with travel to a new place, quality time with family […]

Aging in place with Scott Funk

It turns out 65 is the awkward age of aging: older, but not yet old. I’ve got all the energy necessary to hurt myself. Earlier this season, I had a wonderful week gardening. I dug out and moved four junipers and sawed down a dozen or so small trees. I felt invigorated, until a few […]

CVU fall sports season opens

Cross Country Coach Scott Bliss sees a girls team that needs time to reach the Division 1 title goal that is always in the season game plan. But he also believes he has a challenger for the boys title. “The boys are very strong this year,” Bliss said. “We are returning six of our seven […]

Artists and conservationists team up for local exhibits

Eyes on the Land is organized by the Vermont Land Trust in partnership with Shelburne Museum. The exhibition features thirteen Vermont artists and 15 conserved Vermont lands and will be on view inside and on the grounds of Shelburne Museum’s Pizzagalli Center for Art & Education, from Oct. 3 to Jan. 3. One year ago, […]

Financial Fitness: Stock Buybacks

Many investors choose to include shares of stock in their portfolios because stocks historically offer higher potential returns than other traditional investments, such as bonds and cash. The trade-off is stocks also have greater risk. Shareholders don’t always realize an increase in a stock’s price is just one way shareholders may benefit from owning stock. […]

News from the Pierson Library

Tonight: The Geek Mountain State Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club will be meeting at 7pm at the Library tonight to enjoy pizza and a discussion of The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes. Please call ahead to register if you are planning on coming. Everyone is welcome. 4th of July Closures: The Library will be closed on Friday, […]

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Loyola University, Baltimore, MD Elizabeth Dysart, a member of the class of 2017 from Shelburne, has been named to the spring 2015 Dean’s List at Loyola University Maryland. Clemson University, Clemson, SC Abbey F. Norris of Shelburne has been named to the Dean’s List at Clemson University for the spring 2015 semester. Norwich University, Northfield, […]