Water department summer work in home stretch

Water department summer work in home stretch

By MADELINE HUGHES Since the final bell rang signaling summer vacation at Shelburne Community School, the contractors from S.D. Ireland have been busy working along Harbor Road, which remains torn up between the intersection with U.S. Route 7 to Turtle Lane. Workers have been replacing sewer lines and manholes all summer and the project is… Read More »

Summer school under the sea: CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

Summer school under the sea: CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

By MADELINE HUGHES For the past two summers rising juniors, seniors and Champlain Valley Union theater alumni volunteer their time to induct incoming freshmen and sophomores to CVU’s theater department. This year, students are bringing audiences under the sea to experience “The Little Mermaid.” The summer theater program is “to welcome people into the performing… Read More »

Shelburne duo savors double-header victory

Shelburne duo savors double-header victory

Shelburne players Gianna Ostlund and Elise Berger helped the 2017 U11 National Champion Boston Slammers all-girls baseball team defeat the Sherbrooke Angels in a recent double-header. The games were played July 29 at the Shelburne Town Little League Fields with the Slammers finishing on top 11-0 and 14-3. The first-ever all-girls baseball games held in… Read More »

Summer in full bloom

Summer in full bloom

Sunflowers fill the field at Maple Hill Farm along Thomas Road and Spear Street in Shelburne. A friendly sign invites passersby to pick some to take home. Don’t forget the on-your-honor-box: $1 per stem.

Lakeview residents move ahead forming cooperative

Lakeview residents move ahead forming cooperative

By MADELINE HUGHES The crowd was buzzing with anxiety and there was standing room only as residents of Lakeview Mobile Home Park finally met to hear their options after Trey Pecor announced plans last month to sell the mobile home park. More than 50 people gathered for the public meeting, a majority of whom were… Read More »

Spring storm damage gets disaster declaration funds

Spring storm damage gets disaster declaration funds

STAFF REPORT Gov. Phil Scott announced Monday that President Donald Trump has signed a disaster declaration for five Vermont counties that suffered substantial damage from early May storms. Municipalities and qualifying nonprofits such as utilities in Chittenden, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange and Orleans Counties are now eligible to apply for federal aid, according to a… Read More »