Shelburne’s Corey Wemple named to Little Lake Monsters All-Star Team

By Sheri Duff The New York-Penn League’s Vermont Lake Monsters, in partnership with Northwestern Urgent Care, named 10-year-old Corey Wemple, of Shelburne, to the 2015 Little Lake Monsters Community All-Star team. He was selected by a committee from hundreds of applications based on answers to three questions that focused on sportsmanship, living a healthy lifestyle,… Read More »

Schooner Lois McClure leaves home port

Schooner Lois McClure leaves home port

On Monday, Aug. 24, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure left her home port on a very important mission – getting ship-shape in anticipation of her twelfth year of operation. Her destination is the New York State Canal Corporation shipyard at Waterford, New York, where a team of shipwrights working with David Short of… Read More »

Shelburne’s newest artisanal food producer, Vermont Tortilla Company

Shelburne’s newest artisanal food producer, Vermont Tortilla Company

April and Azur Moulaert, a husband and wife team from Burlington, are in the midst of starting up Shelburne’s newest artisanal food producer, the Vermont Tortilla Company. The company will open this fall as part of the Vermont Artisan Village, a collection of local food producers and artisan craftsmen being built now near Folino’s Pizza.… Read More »

Mandated lunchroom veggies hitting trash in some schools sparks debate

A new school lunch study touts visual proof kids are tossing federally mandated fruits and veggies into trash bins less than a month before congress votes on whether to reauthorize a controversial program requiring healthier school lunches. The new University of Vermont study, published online in Public Health Reports on Aug. 25, is the first… Read More »

Sugarbush Polo Club at home on Shelburne-Hinesburg Road

Sugarbush Polo Club at home on Shelburne-Hinesburg Road

Polo ponies and players have become a familiar sight on Shelburne-Hinesburg Road. That’s because the Sugarbush Polo Club began playing on its new field, across from the CSSU Buccaneer practice fields, last September. The Sugarbush Polo Club, founded in Waitsfield in 1962, added the Shelburne-Hinesburg Road field a year ago. “Before that, we rented a… Read More »

Chromebooks for middle school students at Shelburne Community School

Chromebooks for middle school students at Shelburne Community School

Shelburne Community School has been selected to partner with the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education at the University of Vermont. The purpose of this three-year partnership is to develop and expand a culture of educational innovation, and use technology integration to increase student engagement and improve learning through research based middle level practices.    Institute… Read More »

New law makes preschool available to more local students

New law makes preschool available to more local students

Preschool is a special and exciting time for little ones: big-kid sneakers, cool lunchbox, new friends, and learning away from home for the very first time. Early childhood education is considered a vital first step in the academic and social development of children, and state legislators signed Act 166 into law last year in order… Read More »

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