Town, railway dispute continues

Town, railway dispute continues

The Town filed a temporary restraining order with the U.S. District Court on Sept. 17 seeking relief from the Court’s June 29 ruling, which allowed Vermont Railway to continue constructing its transload transmodal facility near the banks of the LaPlatte River because of federal preemption. The Town says the ruling was based on incomplete information… Read More »

Over 500 people celebrate Colleen Haag’s retirement

Over 500 people celebrate Colleen Haag’s retirement

Over 500 friends, family, co-workers, a former Governor, Vermont’s Secretary of State, Town Clerks from across the state and townspeople showed up last Thursday to honor longtime Town Clerk/Treasurer Colleen Haag in a retirement celebration held at Shelburne Museum’s Pizzagalli Center. Guests were asked to bring canned food donations in Haag’s honor to the event… Read More »

Vermont filmmaker to show documentary on eating disorders

Vermont filmmaker to show documentary on eating disorders

by Margery Sharp In between making final preparations for a film tour, award-winning filmmaker and executive producer Bess O’Brien explained how she developed the idea for her latest documentary, “All of Me.” “Several years ago, following screening another of my documentaries, ‘The Hungry Heart’, a man approached me and suggested I address the problem of… Read More »

Kim Johansen: Sharing her love of horses

Kim Johansen: Sharing her love of horses

For as long as she can remember, Kim Johansen loved horses. “When I first started talking that’s all I wanted to talk about,” she recalls. Johansen started riding when she was five years old and took her horses to shows well into adulthood, only stopping when she handed the reins down to her daughter. These… Read More »

Fire destroys historic barn at Shelburne Farms

Fire destroys historic barn at Shelburne Farms

By Holly Brough and Boston Neary The thunderstorm that rolled through Shelburne on Sunday morning may have woken many from a sound sleep, but it had a far more devastating impact at Shelburne Farms. At about 5:30am, on Sept. 11, 2016, lightning from the storm struck the Old Dairy Barn on the Southern Acres portion… Read More »

Celebrate the Harvest Festival at Shelburne Farms on Saturday

Celebrate the Harvest Festival at Shelburne Farms on Saturday

Even though Shelburne Farms suffered a devastating loss last Sunday when fire consumed the Old Dairy Barn, there is nothing stopping the the 38th Annual Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival from taking place on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10am-4pm. The Harvest Festival is a community event celebrating Vermont farm and food traditions, and a full day… Read More »

Apples and more at Shelburne Orchards

Apples and more at Shelburne Orchards

It’s apple-picking season at Shelburne Orchards and the farm is in full swing. There are many varieties of apples available for picking. You can also pick up homemade pies, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and much more. Also, you can enter the 15th annual apple pie baking contest by signing up at www.shelburneorchards.com. Bring a… Read More »

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