WinterFest enjoys bluebird day

WinterFest enjoys bluebird day

A great crowd, 335 cars at final count, enjoyed WinterFest at Shelburne Farms last Saturday. The weather cooperated and the temperature was just right for horse drawn wagon rides with Pat Palmer and his Percherons and Kathy Wells and her Shires. There was just enough snow for sledding on the hill behind the Farm Barn.… Read More »

Celebrate winter at Shelburne Farms this weekend

Celebrate winter at Shelburne Farms this weekend

Join in the winter festivities at WinterFest at Shelburne Farms. Whether the weather cooperates with lots of snow or organizers have to get creative with snow-free fun, WinterFest is a great way to celebrate the season. WinterFest offers fun activities and entertainment for every age, from sleigh rides to cheese sampling and great entertainment. A… Read More »

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Shelburne celebrates Halloween in style

Shelburne celebrates Halloween in style

There was a chill in the air this past Sunday, Oct. 26, in Shelburne, and it wasn’t just from the autumn weather. Freaky floats and creepy costumes flooded Falls Road for the annual Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary Club Halloween parade. Shelburne Rescue and Fire Department were all smiles, handing out candy to an eager, costumed crowd. Rotarian… Read More »

Shelburne Halloween Parade returns Sunday

Shelburne Halloween Parade returns Sunday

Anyone who happens onto Shelburne’s Church Street around 1:30pm on the Sunday before Halloween will be swept up in a maelstrom of young trick-or-treaters mounting flatbed trucks covered in hay bales. These are the complex and colorful “floats” that are such an integral part of the Halloween Parade. Shelburne community’s children show up dressed in… Read More »

Milestones

Milestones

Births Amy (Ravit) and Josh Korin of Chicago, Ill. had a baby boy, Simon Bennet on Aug. 23, 2014 at Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago. Congratulations to grandparents Sam and Gail Ravit of Shelburne and uncle Josh, aunt Sivan, and cousin Yoni Ravit of Boynton Beach, Fla. Deaths Melinda “Mandy” Fortuna – Shelburne/Colchester Mandy Fortuna, 21, died in… Read More »

The Readers Write

Who’s in charge here? I have lived in Shelburne for over 54 years, paid my taxes, gotten along pretty well with the cops, made appropriate donations to all the good “causes”, and watched with amusement, amazement, and sometimes actual fear, at how Shelburne has evolved over that period of time. But the latest “board game”… Read More »

Wiffle Ball Tournament features Little Field of Dreams Annual Travis Roy Foundation tourney resumes Aug. 15-17

An addition to the venue and an expanded field highlight the 13th annual Travis Roy Foundation Wiffle Ball Tournament slated for Friday-Sunday, Aug. 15-17 in Essex. The fun-filled backyard event takes place at the home of natives Pat and Beth O’Connor and the event is free and open to the public. Joining Little Fenway and… Read More »

Back to the Beach makes successful return

Back to the Beach makes successful return

According to Shelburne Parks and Recreation Department’s Director Betsy Cieplicki this year’s Back to the Beach Night was one of the largest on record. Hundreds of community members attended the annual event to enjoy near perfect weather, fine food, and social time with their neighbors last Tuesday night at Shelburne Beach. During the event, a… Read More »