YES for SCS: Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed

YES for SCS: Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed

Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed. Thirty-five percent of registered voters voted. The school roof replacement $2.39 million bond passed with more than 80 percent of voters in favor of the project. Window replacement and D and E Wing renovations, for $6.86 million, passed with 65 percent in favor. Bonds… Read More »

Leaving a legacy of leadership

Leaving a legacy of leadership

A host of democrats joined together at the Emerge Vermont celebratory Legacy and Leadership cocktail reception at Shelburne Museum in Shelburne on Oct. 10. Emerge Vermont encourages and trains women to run for office, get elected and seek higher office. They offer an intensive, six-month training program. Two of the 2015 program graduates spoke at… Read More »

Vampires galore on Falls Road for annual Halloween Parade

Morning showers ceased just long enough for vampires and zombies to make their way to Falls Road in Shelburne Sunday. Werewolves and goblins held out ghoulish neon buckets to catch tricks and treats handed to them by Rotarians dressed as clowns as big trucks, hay wagons and spooky floats passed by in the decades-old tradition… Read More »

Troop 602 off to a roaring start

Troop 602 off to a roaring start

Shelburne Boy Scout Troop 602 began the 2015-16 season with a five-day, 50-mile Adirondack paddle from Long Lake along the Raquette River to Tupper Lake in August. In September, the troop was invited to act as color guard for the dedication of the Shelburne Veterans’ Memorial. This month, the boys returned to the Adirondacks where… Read More »

Farm-to-school grows all year in Vermont

Farm-to-school grows all year in Vermont

October is National Farm-to-School Month, a Vermont celebration of farm-to-school established by Congress in 2010, and schools, organizations and institutions in Vermont have a lot to celebrate. More than ever, seasonal, Vermont produce is being used to educate kids about agriculture and healthy eating habits in schools across the state. According to Farm to Institution… Read More »

Spectacular autumn views with Shelburne Airport

Spectacular autumn views with Shelburne Airport

Champlain Valley Union High School grad Kate Songer took a solo flight in a Cessna 150 for her graduation challenge project last year. She flew alone for the first time March 16, 2015. A day she will never forget. “There are no words to describe what it’s like to solo,” she said. “I’ve heard old… Read More »