People asked to be on the lookout for missing dog

People asked to be on the lookout for missing dog

By EILEEN O’GRADY A 60-pound neutered brown shepherd mix named Lonny ran away from his foster home in Burlington on July 18 and his foster parents are asking people in the Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg area to be on the lookout for their dog. Signs with his photo have popped up in recent days to… Read More »

EDGE swimmers dominate Champlain Valley Swim meet

EDGE swimmers dominate Champlain Valley Swim meet

By LAUREN READ The EDGE Swim Team made it five Champlain Valley Swim League championships in a row, with a sweep of the girls and boys competitions on Friday and Saturday at the Sandhill Pool in Essex. The EDGE girls topped second-place Burlington Tennis Club by over 600 points, while the boys passed by the… Read More »

Medley of Mozart and business

Medley of Mozart and business

There was standing room only as about 100 patrons filled the Trapp Family Lodge’s Mozart Room last week to listen to young musicians spending their summer as music fellows in Vermont. Later that night, four other Mozart musicians gathered to play at Manhattan Pizza & Pub in downtown Burlington. “We were spread a little thin… Read More »

Summertime blooms indoors at Shelburne’s Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

Summertime blooms indoors at Shelburne’s Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

STAFF REPORT Summertime is in full bloom outside in Shelburne village and indoors at Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery with the new exhibition, “Bloom: Paintings by Kate Longmaid” on view through Aug. 21. “Bloom” focuses on floral still-life oils rendered with Longmaid’s contemporary approach. “I am drawn to subject matter that is ephemeral,” Longmaid explains. “Flowers remind… Read More »

Shelburne Cadet Ouimet Vermont’s Youth Firefighter of the year

Shelburne Cadet Ouimet Vermont’s Youth Firefighter of the year

Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department member Lauryn Ouimet was honored last weekend with the Vermont Youth Firefighter annual award from the Vermont State Firefighter’s Association at its yearly banquet. The award recognizes a firefighter under the age of 18 who shows outstanding commitment to the fire service and the community. The Shelburne Fire Department nominated her and… Read More »

Calendar

Calendar

COMMUNITY ESSEX Epilepsy Foundation of Vermont Mud Volleyball Tournament Aug. 9: Deadline to register for Aug. 12 event, the 29th Annual Essex Mud Volleyball Tournament for Epilepsy. Register a team of 12 for $300; with t-shirts is $400. For more details on how to participate or volunteer, email epilepsy@sover.net or call 318-1575. This event raises… Read More »

Guster, VSO to rock Shelburne Museum

Guster, VSO to rock Shelburne Museum

Concert-goers to Shelburne Museum are in for a treat this Saturday when the Vermont Symphony Orchestra takes the stage behind indie rock band Guster. Unlike much of the symphony’s summer schedule, the program is rock ’n’ roll. For the four-man band Guster, this gig promises the biggest and grandest sound of the monthlong tour that… Read More »