Celebrating the water

Celebrating the water

Families join Rev. Nancy Wright (center, blue/black jacket) of Ascension Lutheran Church in blessing water they collected from Lake Champlain and the LaPlatte River at Saturday’s “Celebrating the Lake and Sacred Waters” event on Shelburne Bay. About 40 people took part in activities that included a hike along the Allen Hill Trail, paddling in canoes,… Read More »

Picking a winner to “I Hate Hamlet”

Picking a winner to “I Hate Hamlet”

At this month’s Shelburne Players board meeting, members (left to right) Dan and Barbara Cimaglio, David Harcourt, and Bryon Schmidt pick the winner of the two free theater tickets from the Shelburne Day raffle. Thanks to all who stopped by our booth at the Farmer’s Market. Alison Ackert of Lincoln and a guest will get… Read More »

Bandaloop’s unique outdoor vertical dances highlight Middlebury College arts this weekend

Bandaloop’s unique outdoor vertical dances highlight Middlebury College arts this weekend

The fall arts season is in full swing and Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center is celebrating its 25th year with a full schedule. This weekend features film, photography and the unique vertical performances of the eclectic dance troupe Bandaloop. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company performs at home and travels for 15-30 performances… Read More »

Green Mtn. Chorus brings barbershop quartet harmonies to Richmond

Green Mtn. Chorus brings barbershop quartet harmonies to Richmond

Singers in the Green Mountain Chorus are carrying on a 70-year tradition that’s delighted audiences throughout New England with its uniquely American Barbershop Quartet style of a cappella singing. The choral group performs Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. at Richmond’s Congregational Church hosted by the Bolton-Huntington-Richmond Community Senior Center, with proceeds to benefit the non-profit… Read More »

Nearly $1 million investment in fire safety

Nearly $1 million investment in fire safety

Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department Friday took delivery of its new Quint fire truck, newly named Engine 2. Purchased with a $970,000 bond approved by voters at town meeting in March, the truck contains five fire-fighting functions: a hose, a water tank, a pump, ground ladders, and an aerial device. Pictured here, the truck’s main ladder/nozzle… Read More »

First day ceremony and flowers

First day ceremony and flowers

The Lake Champlain Waldorf School last week held its annual 1st Day of School Assembly where each first grader walks through a flowered archway to be presented with a rose by one of the school’s seniors. At the end of the year, the rose ceremony is done again in reverse with the younger children presenting… Read More »

Dorset House reopens at Shelburne Museum

Dorset House reopens at Shelburne Museum

After several years of renovation, Dorset House at Shelburne Museum – home to its renowned decoy collection – is open again to the public. Inside, visitors can see more than 1,000 decorative bird carvings. The restoration includes new wiring, insulation, climate control, lighting, security and fire detection systems, reinforced beams, repaired slate roof and marble… Read More »

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