Local businesses network at SBPA mixer

Local businesses network at SBPA mixer

The theme was “meet your neighbor – learn about their business” at the Oct. 21 Shelburne Business and Professional Association mixer held at the charming café-like headquarters of Bijou Fine Chocolates in Shelburne Green at the south edge of the village. A good crowd of local business owners, representing the town’s broad range of business… Read More »

Exhibition: “Passages: a group exhibit”

Exhibition: “Passages: a group exhibit”

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne is pleased to announce the opening of “Passages: a group exhibit.” The exhibit features the work of Adelaide Murphy Tyrol along with 15 other artists: Bonnie Acker, Miriam Adams, Elizabeth Allen, Annelein Beukenkamp, Kevin Fahey, Byron Geigel, Kate Longmaid, David Maille, Janet McKenzie, Virginia McNeice, Gail Salzman, Dianne Shullenberger, David… Read More »

Joan Furchgott: Fueling the arts

Joan Furchgott: Fueling the arts

Joan Furchgott has been driving from her home in Lincoln to the renovated Queen Anne Victorian on Falls Road for more than twenty-five years, so the Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery which she runs with her husband Brad Sourdiffe, has become a home away from home. Back in 1983, Sourdiffe began working for what was then called… Read More »

Veterans Day salute with special coffee klatch

Veterans Day salute with special coffee klatch

In a weekday gathering of veterans, known as Shelburne Airport’s Coffee Klatch, thoughts on Veterans Day were shared last week. The group celebrates more than two decades of camaraderie. “It’s a brotherhood,” Bob Paradis, 77, of Colchester said. He was at the airport having coffee with the gang on Oct. 30. Sometimes up to 14… Read More »

YES for SCS!

YES for SCS!

Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed. Thirty-five percent of registered voters voted. The school roof replacement $2.39 million bond passed with more than 80 percent of voters in favor of the project. Window replacement and D and E Wing renovations, for $6.86 million, passed with 65 percent in favor. Bonds… Read More »

Single parents at Champlain College benefit from women supporting women in education

Single parents at Champlain College benefit from women supporting women in education

Women (and a few men) from around Chittenden County gathered at Champlain College on Thursday, Oct. 29 for the annual Women Supporting Women in Education fundraiser for the school’s Single Parents Program (SPP). Presentations by Champlain staff, a current student and an alumna of the program highlighted the life-changing benefits that the SPP supports. While… Read More »

Preparing preschoolers for success panel presentation on Nov. 16

Preparing preschoolers for success panel presentation on Nov. 16

The Heartworks, Renaissance and Endeavour Schools, leaders in early childhood, elementary and middle school education for over 25 years, are hosting a seminar on achieving the best educational experience and outcomes for young children. The inaugural seminar features a panel discussion led by child development experts and practicing faculty on how best to help your… Read More »

Young Writers Project

Young Writers Project

This Week’s Prompts:  Spooky (write a scary story) & 802 (What’s it like to be a teenager in Vermont?) About the Project Young Writers Project (YWP) is an independent nonprofit based in Burlington that engages students to write, helps them improve their writing, and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences and… Read More »

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