Archie’s Grill up and running

Archie’s Grill up and running

By Carol Casey, Shelburne correspondent Much to the delight of the Shelburne community, Archie’s Grill has reopened in a new location under different management. Former patrons will see familiar faces and menu items when they visit, as well as a different décor and new food and beverage choices. Tim Williams of Shelburne and Doug Nedde… Read More »

Shelburne Nursery School celebrates six decades of learning

Shelburne Nursery School celebrates six decades of learning

By Jorden Blucher, SNS parent volunteer Across from the Shelburne Parade Grounds, tucked beneath the old stone church, are five classrooms that make up the Shelburne Nursery School, a parent cooperative that has been preparing children for kindergarten for the last sixty years. Shelburne Nursery School is currently open for fall enrollment and is hosting… Read More »

Vermonters do their part for the refugee crisis in Greece

Vermonters do their part for the refugee crisis in Greece

An orange raft, an angry sea, a huddled group of frightened refugees. A toddler crying, a lifejacket full of straw, wet shoes. A 12-day-old baby, scores of pregnant women, men separated from their wives and children, a heart patient whose medicine has been thrown overboard by smugglers. Megan McIntosh Frenzen witnessed these stories and so… Read More »

What’s the story behind those buses?

What’s the story behind those buses?

I’m careening in my car toward the beach around the curve on Lake Road in Charlotte, singing along with Adele at the top of my lungs, because I actually secretly am Adele, when … Hold on. Wait. I read Front Porch Forum, and I know speeding isn’t welcome here in the town of Charlotte, so… Read More »

Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service

Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service

Students and faculty at Lake Champlain Waldorf School in Shelburne devoted Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to community service, paying respect to the man who once said that “life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” Students gathered together to watch the historical drama Selma and then had discussions about… Read More »

Shelburne’s Suzanne Gruendling runs a double marathon

Shelburne’s Suzanne Gruendling runs a double marathon

Suzanne Gruendling, 44, of Shelburne completed back-to-back marathons this month as part of the Mississippi Blues, Mobile First Light Back2Back Challenge. She ran the Blues Marathon in Jackson, Mississippi on Jan. 9, where she placed 23rd in the female 40-44 age group. Then she headed south to Mobile, Alabama for the First Light Marathon on… Read More »

Vermont Rail System files complaint against Shelburne

Vermont Rail System files complaint against Shelburne

In his seven years on Shelburne’s Selectboard, Chair Gary von Stange has never seen anyone do anything like this to impact public safety, he said referring to Vermont Rail System’s closure of Railroad Lane in response to a notice of zoning violation from the town. Von Stange made this comment to a packed room at… Read More »

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Steven Antinozzi, known as Rocco to his Shelburne neighbors, came upon an obstacle course of sorts on his way to work Jan. 26. Vermont Rail System blocked access to travel and parking with cement blocks on Railroad Lane in Shelburne in response to a notice of zoning violation sent to them last week by Town… Read More »

It’s spreadsheet season on the farm

By Lettie Stratton There’s no off-season when you’re a farmer. Not even in wintertime when the ground is frozen over and it will be months until something green sprouts from the soil. It can be easy to picture farmers with their feet up in front of the fireplace simply waiting for the thaw, but that’s… Read More »

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