Nelly Bonfigli of Shelburne captured this view of Shelburne Bay last week ahead of the weekend storm.
A tractor-trailer loses its momentum on the hill by Shelburne Museum on Monday. Multiple big rigs lost traction as frigid temperatures kept roads covered with packed snow.
Craig Newman looks after injured birds at the Shelburne Farms aviary. He visited last week with Shelburne Community School students. The group spent time in Church Woods at the farm with Shelburne Poet Laureate and mentor Rick Bessette and school literary coordinator Jensa Bushy for a writing exercise.
Jaime Vachon, 19, creates a new chalk mural at the Shelburne Town Office on Monday afternoon.
By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Shelburne and Vermont State Police continue to investigate the cause of the fire that destroyed a partially converted barn on Harbor Road last week. Investigators have not ruled out arson as a possible explanation and they are seeking help from the public. A state tip line offers a reward of up to… Read More »
By PHYL NEWBECK Hinesburg’s Meg Little Reilly was a voice for others during her days working for the Obama administration. She continues to do that work as a speechwriter for Bennington College, but she uses her own voice as a novelist, most recently with her book “Everything that Follows,” which was published in 2018. Born… Read More »
GIRLS BASKETBALL CVU 47, Rice 30: The Champlain Valley Union girls basketball team continued their winning streak with a 47-30 victory over Rice on Friday night in a packed home gym. Makkena Boyd had eight points and five steals for the Redhawks (7-0), while Catherine Gilwee chipped in with seven points and five assists. Julia… Read More »
By LAUREN READ GIRLS BASKETBALL CVU 49, St. Johnsbury 40. Champlain Valley Union got a measure of payback for last year’s Division I title game loss, beating St. Johnsbury 49-40 on Tuesday night. Makenna Boyd paced the RedHawks with an 18-point effort on the road. Catherine Gilwee added 11 points and Julia Blanck was strong… Read More »
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 »