Shelburne teen’s painting wins statewide Congressional art contest

Shelburne teen’s painting wins statewide Congressional art contest

  Aidan Bundock, a junior at Champlain Valley Union High School, took first place in the 37th annual Congressional Art Competition at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-VT, announced last week that the Shelburne teen’s watercolor painting titled “Midnight Snacks” was selected from a field of 169 entries from… Read More »

Abenaki Chief Don Stevens appointed to state racial-justice panel

Abenaki Chief Don Stevens appointed to state racial-justice panel

Chief Don Stevens of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation has been appointed by Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan to serve on the Racial Disparities in Criminal and Juvenile Justice Panel. According to the attorney general’s website, the panel’s goal is to “develop a strategy to address racial disparities within the State systems of… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

GIRLS LACROSSE Champlain Valley Union 13, Brattleboro 11: Ali Wainer made four of her 11 saves in the final minutes to preserve a 13-11 win over Brattleboro for the CVU girls lacrosse team on Monday afternoon. Lydia Maitland, who recently committed to the University of Vermont to play field hockey, scored four goals and dished… Read More »

Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

Local artists open their doors for Open Studio Weekend

This weekend is the 26th Spring Open Studio Weekend with more than 200 artists across Vermont opening their doors to visitors. Chittenden County will have more than two dozen locations. Look for bright yellow signs marking locations of visual artists and craftspeople participating including glassblowers, jewelers, printmakers, potters, furniture makers, weavers, ironworkers, painters, sculptors, quilt… Read More »

Dog communication demystified at Town Hall talk

Dog communication demystified at Town Hall talk

By Rosalyn Graham On a recent weeknight at Town Hall, dog trainer Deb Helfrich shared her expertise in canine communication with a roomful of dog owners eager to better understand their pets. The presentation aimed at demystifying the topic of communicating with canines was held at the town offices as part of a series of dog-related… Read More »

David Zuckerman: A life of politics and produce

David Zuckerman: A life of politics and produce

Editor’s note: Contributor Phyl Newbeck has been meeting and writing about the people who call Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg home since 2011. This is her 300th Notable Neighbor feature for the Shelburne News and The Citizen. It was his childhood summers in rural western Virginia that instilled a love of farming and the outdoors in… Read More »

Redhawks recap

Redhawks recap

GIRLS LACROSSE Champlain Valley Union 11, Middlebury 10: Ali Wainer’s five-save effort helped CVU hold Middlebury for a win on Saturday in a key Division I girls lacrosse matchup. Ahead by one goal at the half, the Redhawks did just enough to hold off the 6-2 Tigers. Lydia Maitland had five goals to lead CVU… Read More »

Elephant and Piggie in Shelburne

Elephant and Piggie in Shelburne

  Families enjoyed a Mother’s Day visit to the Town Hall to celebrate the literary works for children created by author Mo Willems. Sponsored by The Flying Pig bookstore, the event included crafts, a reading nook, cake, balloons, and a visit from book characters Elephant and Piggie and their friends Pidgeon and Knuffle Bunny.