News from Pierson Library

News from Pierson Library

Congratulations to the newest cardholders of the Pierson Library: Graham Dibble; Alex Haines (age 5); Ella Twiggs; Esme Olsen (age 7); Saffron Chang (age 9); and Hugo Chang (age 8).  We hope all these children enjoy a lifetime of reading and learning at the library! Did you know that Pierson Library circulates a variety of… Read More »

Shelburne voters OK first step to new fire-rescue station

Shelburne voters OK first step to new fire-rescue station

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent By a two-to-one margin, Shelburne voters on Tuesday decided to take the first step toward building a new, combined fire and rescue station within the next few years. They also approved a $9.5 million budget for 2019-20, filled key offices including seats on the selectboard and school board, and added to… Read More »

Talking tolerance: The book is open, start turning pages

Talking tolerance: The book is open, start turning pages

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Christel Tonoki stood in the Champlain Valley Union High School gymnasium in front of 1,300 of her fellow students last week, gathered for a school-wide assembly for Black History month. A few dozen students stood with Tonoki as she told her story, how during her freshman year she created a book… Read More »

GMP, Renewable Energy tout home battery incentive program: “Bring Your Own Device” program offers $850 credit per kilowatt to homeowners

GMP, Renewable Energy tout home battery incentive program: “Bring Your Own Device” program offers $850 credit per kilowatt to homeowners

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Reporters filled Carole McCay’s Hinesburg living room Tuesday morning to report on the installation of a battery. But it’s not just any battery. The intimate home setting was where Green Mountain Power and Renewable Energy Vermont announced an energy partnership to help install home batteries across the state. The companies are… Read More »

Sugaring season

Sugaring season

Dana Bishop checks on the hot syrup in the evaporator at Shelburne Farms on Monday morning. It was the first day of boiling this sugar season.

CVU girls No. 1 seed, easily win first round

CVU girls No. 1 seed, easily win first round

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent The Champlain Valley girls basketball team entered the season on a mission: return to Patrick Gym. After falling in last season’s Division I state championship to St. Johnsbury, the Redhawks are determined to return to the top this year. CVU will do so as the No. 1 seed in the… Read More »

Tesla burns on frozen Shelburne Bay

Tesla burns on frozen Shelburne Bay

Shelburne dispatch received a call about a car on fire in Shelburne Bay at roughly 8:15 p.m. Sunday. But it wasn’t just any car fire. “When I got on scene, the vehicle was approximately 400-yards out near the boat moorings and about 50-yards from shore,” Shelburne Fire Chief Jerry Ouimet said. “It was fully involved… Read More »

Vermont Day School wins Science and Technology Grant to expand program

Vermont Day School wins Science and Technology Grant to expand program

Vermont Day School is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering  Hands-On Science and Technology Grant program. The VASE HOST grant program is intended to provide funding to support project-based technical learning and experimentation. “The mission of the VASE HOST Grant program strongly aligns with what we aim… Read More »