Shelburne Fire Department kicks off volunteer drive

Shelburne Fire Department kicks off volunteer drive

A fire department is an essential part of every community. Volunteers work to keep neighborhoods safe. Aside from answering the call to put out fires, they also work at concerts, prepare fireworks, teach fire safety programs and offer assistance at other community events. To educate the public on the diverse nature of The Shelburne Fire… Read More »

Special guests reveal a history to remember

Special guests reveal a history to remember

By Roslyn Graham The Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms was filled with music and a smiling, happy, singing-along crowd who shared lots of memories as Shelburne Historical Society hosted its first-ever Community Celebration: a celebration of history, past, present and future. The crowds that filled the Coach Barn’s historic halls and spilled over to tables… Read More »

Annual golf tournament raises 10K for football programs

Annual golf tournament raises 10K for football programs

By Sheri Duff While 23 foursomes playfully competed against one another during the 13th Annual CVU Redhawks Football Booster Club Golf Tournament held in September at Cedar Knoll Golf Course, the real winners of the day were the CSSU Buccaneers and CVU Redhawks football programs. Blessed with a beautiful day, participants enjoyed complimentary breakfast and… Read More »

Shelburnewood Mobile Home Park now owned by its residents

Shelburnewood Mobile Home Park now owned by its residents

From a one-time uncertain future to a community of landowners, Shelburnewood Mobile Home Park has made quite a shift during the past few years. Residents became the newest landowners in Shelburne when they finalized the process of transforming their 28-parcel mobile home park into a resident-owned co-op on Sept. 30. Shelburnewood’s residents were assisted by… Read More »

Local beef-buying 101

Local beef-buying 101

By Lettie Stratton Cows at Trillium Hill Farm in Hinesburg live a good life. They’re born outside and raised by mother for the first year of life. With thirty acres to graze, their only corral is a single line of electric fence. “When you buy from us, you’re buying the healthiest possible meat out there,”… Read More »

Champlain Housing Trust cited for failure to obtain zoning permit for Harbor Place

Champlain Housing Trust cited for failure to obtain zoning permit for Harbor Place

In a letter dated Sept. 24, Joe Colangelo, acting in his capacity as Town Manager and Zoning Enforcement Officer, notified Michael Monte, the Chief Operating and Financial Officer of the Champlain Housing Trust (CHT), that CHT “has commenced land development, specifically the change and/or addition of a use, to the existing hotel/motel use on the… Read More »

Fall shopping at SCHIPs

Fall shopping at SCHIPs

Like-new jeans, hounds tooth jackets, cashmere sweaters and barely-worn shoes in all sizes line the walls of a small Shelburne boutique. SCHIP’s Treasure Retail Shop, in the bright yellow historical building, has new fall items ready for the picking. The second-hand store is organized and nicely priced, Mary Candon said. “I’m not one to shop… Read More »

The dawn of a new rivalry

Story and Photos By Eli Hark The now 4-2 CVU Redhawks upset the now 2-4 Colchester Lakers 19-14 on Friday night in Colchester. Going into this game the Redhawks could make or break their season with each game moving forward. Being a 3-2 team with three games left is a dangerous place to be, but… Read More »

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