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 CHARLOTTE Charlotte Congregational Church Stuff the Truck Aug. 18: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity ReStore truck will collect gently used household items such as furniture, area rugs, lamps, small appliances, tools, etc. No mattresses, baby gear or large CRT televisions. Donors receive a receipt for tax purposes. Information: vermonthabitat.org/donate-items-to-the-restore/.… 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 »
When there’s an emergency in Shelburne, people know that if they call 911, the fire department will come. A little brown bat in distress skipped the middleman last week and showed up at the fire station needing some assistance. Shelburne Fire Department Deputy Chief John Goodrich arrived at work at 8 a.m. last Wednesday to… Read More »
By Mike Faher VTDIGGER.ORG University of Vermont Medical Center administrators and the hospital’s unionized nurses have agreed to resume contract negotiations next week. The two sides are scheduled to meet the evening of July 24 – 10 days after nurses ended a 48-hour strike that the union called amid continued disagreement about salary and staffing issues.… Read More »
A 5-1 week for S.D. Ireland has the Legion baseball team closing in on a .500 record. S.D. Ireland (13-16) captured five wins in a row last week before falling to the O.E.C. Kings 10-0 on Monday night. S.D. Ireland kick-started the win streak on Wednesday, topping Franklin County 4-3. Liam Reiner allowed three hits… Read More »
Shelburne Little League teams recently finished the All-Star season and gathered for team photos (and ice pops).