Topping it off

Topping it off

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 »

A total loss

A total loss

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.

2018 Highlights

2018 Highlights

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 »

Winter light

Winter light

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.

Vermont’s wild animals manage to survive winter’s harsh weather

Vermont’s wild animals manage to survive winter’s harsh weather

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 »

New fund supports Rice Memorial High School music programs

New fund supports Rice Memorial High School music programs

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 »

Pillars of strength

Pillars of strength

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.