The cupola atop Shelburne’s Historic Town Hall gets attention to waterproofing and flashing at the joint with the slate roof. Workers from Williston roofing subcontractor A.C. Hawthorne handled the job along with other minor repairs to the cupola trim and louvers. The rehabilitation is part of the major renovation to the Town Hall building and… Read More »
Falls Road hamlet seeks historic nod: Area once home to Ira Allen would be recorded in national registry
By MADELINE HUGHES Falls Road resident Tom Tompkins grew up finding pieces of history around his house: a 1923 calendar page, a religious book from the 1800s, and an early 1900s school book. Tompkins has lived in the home at 969 Falls Road since his parents bought the place in the 1960s. He even found… Read More »
Several dozen firefighters from Shelburne and surrounding communities battled a blaze Tuesday at a converted barn on Harbor Road in Shelburne to no avail. The structure owned by Tom Cabot was destroyed; no one was injured – the building was unoccupied at the time – and the cause is under investigation.
By LAUREN READ GIRLS HOCKEY Rutland 2, CVU 1 (OT): Rutland forward Brianna Beauchamp scored 50 seconds into overtime lifting Rutland to a win over CVU in the Fletcher “Buster” Brush Holiday Classic in Middlebury on Saturday. It was Beauchamp’s second goal of the game for the Raiders (4-1) and Kristen Pariseau stopped 21 shots… Read More »
In 2018, Shelburne weathered transitions and storms, and celebrated youngsters and seniors. In many ways, Shelburne looks to the future and reflects on its past nearly every day. Since it’s the season, we’ve collected some of our favorite images from 2018 to revisit. Have a look and drop us a line in the comments on… Read More »
The view from Shelburne Farms frames a snow-capped Camel’s Hump on a recent bluebird day. The forecast calls for a mild weekend ahead.
Vermonters typically take one of three different approaches to winter. Some (usually retired) Vermonters have the “snowbird” approach, spending the winter in a warmer southern climate. Others hibernate, staking out a warm spot next to the woodstove with a cup of cocoa, going outside only when absolutely necessary. But hardier Vermonters embrace winter, breaking out… Read More »
By Anne Wallace Allen VTDIGGER.ORG For the first time in nearly 100 years, there’s a design revolution underway in air travel. Kyle Clark, an entrepreneur who has created an electric aircraft with a top speed of about 170 miles an hour, would like to lead the charge from his company in Burlington. Clark’s company, Beta… Read More »
At last week’s Advent Concert, officials at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington announced the creation of an endowed fund to support school music programs. Principal Lisa Lorenz informed attendees at the holiday performance that as a commitment to the arts, a new fund will be established at the Vermont Catholic Community Foundation to… Read More »
The columns on the façade of Shelburne’s Historic Town Hall were put back into their places last week as renovations continue on the structure, along with construction of the new Pierson Library in the rear of the building.