Celebrate Shelburne Day this Saturday: Biggest farmers market of the season, Rotary ball drop, music, food, fireworks

Celebrate  Shelburne Day this Saturday: Biggest farmers market of the season, Rotary ball drop, music, food, fireworks

STAFF REPORT From morning until dark, Saturday will be a bustling day in Shelburne for the annual Shelburne Day festivities. Starting at 9 a.m., the Parade Ground in the village will be packed with many more booths than a typical Saturday Farmers Market. A project of the Shelburne Business and Professional Association, the Shelburne Day… Read More »

Bissonette Fields vandalized, causing frustration and heartbreak

Bissonette Fields vandalized, causing frustration and heartbreak

By CHEA WATERS EVANS Hinesburg Police Chief Frank Koss and Frank Twarog, chair of the Hinesburg Recreation Commission, used the same word to describe how they felt after a vehicle damaged the Bissonette Recreation Fields last week: frustrated. Last Friday, Aug. 10, the person who mows the fields alerted a recreation commission board member that… Read More »

Shelburne hot shot

Shelburne hot shot

Shelburne 8-year-old Finn Etter became a national champion when he won his age group in the United States Junior Disc Golf Championship held at Smuggler’s Notch Resort earlier this month. “Finn has been playing and loving frisbee golf since he was 2,” according to his father Glenn Etter. The tournament attracted competitors from 30 states… Read More »

Water department summer work in home stretch

Water department summer work in home stretch

By MADELINE HUGHES Since the final bell rang signaling summer vacation at Shelburne Community School, the contractors from S.D. Ireland have been busy working along Harbor Road, which remains torn up between the intersection with U.S. Route 7 to Turtle Lane. Workers have been replacing sewer lines and manholes all summer and the project is… Read More »

Summer school under the sea: CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

Summer school under the sea: CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

By MADELINE HUGHES For the past two summers rising juniors, seniors and Champlain Valley Union theater alumni volunteer their time to induct incoming freshmen and sophomores to CVU’s theater department. This year, students are bringing audiences under the sea to experience “The Little Mermaid.” The summer theater program is “to welcome people into the performing… Read More »

Shelburne duo savors double-header victory

Shelburne duo savors double-header victory

Shelburne players Gianna Ostlund and Elise Berger helped the 2017 U11 National Champion Boston Slammers all-girls baseball team defeat the Sherbrooke Angels in a recent double-header. The games were played July 29 at the Shelburne Town Little League Fields with the Slammers finishing on top 11-0 and 14-3. The first-ever all-girls baseball games held in… Read More »

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