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 »
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 »
Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department Lt. Dwight Mazur puts Marine 1 to bed at the Shelburne Shipyard dock under a full moon rising.
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 »
The pigs at Bread and Butter Farm in Shelburne were on the move last week. In order to take advantage of the summer weather to re-seed their regular pasture, farmer Corie Pierce said they move their herd of pigs to a spot farther out on their farmland. The pigs’ new digs include two acres of… Read More »
Superman was spotted fueling up at the Shelburne Farmers Market last weekend. The market runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Shelburne village green.
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 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 »
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 318-1575. This event raises… Read More »
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 »