Who’s watching whom?

Who’s watching whom?

On his way home to Hinesburg last Wednesday, carpenter Dan Johnson spotted this bobcat on Falls Road in Shelburne. He caught a shot using his phone camera, and the feline cooperated. He called it a surprise. Johnson, 37, who grew up in Williston, said it was only the second bobcat he has ever seen in… Read More »

CVU girls pass test, are primed for postseason run

CVU girls pass test, are primed for postseason run

For the first time all season, the Champlain Valley Union girls basketball team hit a speedbump last week. The unbeaten Redhawks fell to St. Johnsbury last Wednesday, suffering their first loss of the season, and a largely untested team faced its first test: How would it respond? Three days later, halfway into Saturday’s game against… Read More »

Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum is putting the finishing touches on a new exhibition opening Saturday that goes behind the scenes in the world of puppetry and storytelling. “Puppets: World on a String” opens Saturday with a live performance at 4 p.m. of “The Auspicious Adventures of the Improbable Princess” by featured artist Betsy Tobin. A gallery tour… Read More »

Jason Mraz announced for Shelburne Museum

Jason Mraz announced for Shelburne Museum

Add Jason Mraz to your Concerts on the Green playlist. Higher Ground announced this week that singer-songwriter pop artist Jason Mraz has joined the lineup of artists playing the Ben and Jerry’s Concerts on the Green at Shelburne Museum series this summer. Mraz melds many genres into his brand of indie-pop. The performance is Wednesday,… Read More »

February 15 Calendar

February 15 Calendar

COMMUNITY BRANDON Congregational Church Roast Pork Dinner Feb. 24, 5-7 p.m. Roast pork with applesauce, mashed potatoes, gravy, roasted vegetables, green salad, homemade rolls, pies and beverages. By donation. Brandon Congregational Church, 1 Carver Street, Brandon. BURLINGTON Champlain College Winter Open House Feb. 17. Check in 8-9 a.m.; 8:30 to 9 a.m. coffee with counselors.… Read More »

Bear wakes up, pays early visit to Shelburne neighborhood

Bear wakes up, pays early visit to Shelburne neighborhood

The wild weather this winter has brought an unusual cold-weather visitor to Shelburne. Last week, Kim Douglas noticed that the bark on a cedar tree in her backyard was shredded. She knew it wasn’t the work of an overly ambitious squirrel, so a call to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and some further investigation… Read More »

Quick dip nets $53,000

Quick dip nets $53,000

On Saturday morning, 201 students from Champlain Valley Union High School were among the 1,176 Vermonters who took to the chilly waters of Lake Champlain on the Burlington waterfront for the 23rd annual Penguin Plunge to support Special Olympics Vermont. The event raised $527,000, according to organizers. The CVU group raised over $53,000. Students from… Read More »

Slow down: Village speed limits set to drop

Slow down: Village speed limits set to drop

By Mark Kobzik Lower speed limits are expected for parts of Shelburne village after the selectboard votes next week on proposed changes to the traffic ordinance. A public hearing is scheduled for the board’s meeting Tuesday. Town Manager Joe Colangelo said the board is expected to approve the new recommended speed limits. If, that happens,… Read More »

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