CycleNation seeks teams

CycleNation seeks teams

The first CycleNation event in the Green Mountain State takes place Aug. 15 at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Teams are wanted for the American Heart Association’s relay-style, stationary cycling fundraiser. Sarah Voigt Pritchard is the chair of Vermont’s first CycleNation event. She shared that her stepfather first experienced heart problems at the age of 40,… Read More »

Making headway for heart disease research

Making headway for heart disease research

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Mark Ray, Steve Gronlund and Tim Pudvar don’t just go the extra mile for heart disease. Over the years, they’ve gone thousands of extra miles for the cause. This year they biked almost 132 miles to raise money for heart disease prevention, education and research in the ride they have named… Read More »

Calendar

Calendar

COMMUNITY BURLINGTON The Intervale Center Summervale July 18: Thursdays through Aug. 29: 5:30-8 p.m. 16th annual. Free admission. Local food and music festival, children’s activities. Cash only event. No pets or alcohol. Limited parking. intervale.org/summervale 180 Intervale Rd. Greek Food Festival July 28: noon-5 p.m. Rain or shine. Full Greek menu and Greek pastries. Music… Read More »

Flynn Garden Tour comes to town

Flynn Garden Tour comes to town

Shelburne was this year’s destination for the 23rd annual Flynn Garden Tour held Sunday, July 14 – a fundraiser for the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. More than 450 ticket holders visited six private gardens, heard talks, vied for raffle prizes, and strolled and picnicked in the gardens. Many finished off the day at… Read More »

Teen suicide prevention row-a-thon raises $18,000

Teen suicide prevention row-a-thon raises $18,000

Community from around Vermont and New England gathered at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum on Saturday, June 29, to raise money and awareness for teen suicide prevention. This first “Hope for TomorROW” row-a-thon was a collaboration between Project HOePpnEr and the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in honor of Paul Hoeppner, a Hinesburg resident and Champlain Valley… Read More »

Protecting Lake Champlain at Shelburne Community School

Protecting Lake Champlain at Shelburne Community School

Kate Kelly and Marty Illick (Lewis Creek Association) Jessica Louisos (Milone & MacBroom, Inc.) Shelburne Community School, Lewis Creek Association, and the town of Shelburne have partnered to actively improve water quality of stormwater running off the school property and flowing to Lake Champlain. Following the last day of school, a bioretention area, also known… Read More »

Don’t leave it to beaver: Selectboard agrees to try pilot deterrent project

Don’t leave it to beaver: Selectboard agrees to try pilot deterrent project

CULLEN PARADIS Community News Service Beaver activity along Webster Road has prompted Shelburne town officials to take the first steps toward considering how it handles wildlife situations with the hope of using non-lethal tactics to deal with nuisance animals. The Shelburne Selectboard Tuesday agreed to a pilot project with a local animal rights group and… Read More »

Mobil mural

Mobil mural

Grace Wilson paints a mural at Village Mobil in Shelburne. Village Mobil manager Josh Rodolfy said he thought the mural would be a fun way to attract attention to the creemee window on the south side of the building. Wilson said this is the first mural she has painted, previously focusing on smaller projects. The… Read More »

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