The 2016 Dog Agility Trials in Shelburne this weekend

The 2016 Dog Agility Trials in Shelburne this weekend

The Green Mountain Golden Retriever Club and the Burlington Obedience Training Club host the July 2016 Agility Trials at The Field House at the Shelburne Health and Fitness Club Thursday through Sunday. Thursday’s trial starts at 10am and will feature small dogs to tall dogs. Friday’s Trial running order will be tall dogs to small… Read More »

Corn tortillas made the Mexican way

Corn tortillas made the Mexican way

Last month, April Moulaert and her husband Azur took a leap of faith. The two scientists made a big career change by opening the Vermont Tortilla Company at the Vermont Artisan Village in Shelburne. The couple already have several wholesale accounts, and they open their doors to retail customers every Wednesday afternoon. April Moulaert is… Read More »

Kidney donor needed for owner of the Dutch Mill

Kidney donor needed for owner of the Dutch Mill

By Boston Neary For over 20 years, Jamie Bissonette has made a career out of serving great meals at the Dutch Mill Restaurant in Shelburne, a business that has been in his family for 49 years. He is known among his neighbors as a caring person who loves helping people. “If someone is in crisis,… Read More »

Shelburne business survey completed; starting point for future discussions

Shelburne business survey completed; starting point for future discussions

The 2015 Shelburne Business Survey is complete, and the Planning Commission presented the results at their June 14 meeting. Michael Moser, research specialist at the University of Vermont, gave a look at the data that was collected from business community respondents. Planning Commissioner Ann Hogan spearheaded the project. It received the support and design assistance… Read More »

Parks and rec news

Parks and rec news

Final concert and fireworks of Shelburne Parks & Recreation Summer Concert Series hosted by Shelburne Farms on July 27: Join us for our final concert of the season featuring The Rhythm Rockets! The concert will be held at the Shelburne Farms Farm Barn followed by a brilliant display of fireworks! Bring your lawn chair, blanket,… Read More »

Wildcrafting: Foraging in nature’s garden

Wildcrafting: Foraging in nature’s garden

By Eileen O’Grady Wildcrafting is the practice of foraging for wild plants, herbs, and fungi to use for food, medicine and crafts. It was once the only means of obtaining certain plants that were necessary for survival; today, many wildcraft as a hobby, a job, or as a way of preserving an ancient forest tradition.… Read More »

Shipwrecks of Shelburne Bay: uncovering mysteries

Shipwrecks of Shelburne Bay: uncovering mysteries

By Lauren Milideo On a recent June morning on a beach near Shelburne Shipyard, boats bobbed on a sparkling Lake Champlain. A group of people with a shared interest in this shipyard’s vessels assembled at the water’s edge. The tools of their trade were laid here and there: cameras, notepaper, pens, and most importantly, scuba… Read More »

DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

At its July 6 meeting, the Development Review Board heard further testimony on the appeal by Champlain Housing Trust on the notice of violation issued regarding the operation of Harbor Place. Attorneys from both parties, as well as DRB members, questioned Dean Pierce, director of Planning and Zoning. Pierce testified that he met with Amy… Read More »

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