A lover of the soil and growing things: Shelburne’s best known gardener

A lover of the soil and growing things: Shelburne’s best known gardener

Long before supermarkets and farmers markets, many families in Shelburne not only planted flowers, they also had vegetable gardens and berry bushes. By August, vegetables and fruits came fresh from the garden to the table—warm sun-ripened tomatoes, corn, green beans, cucumbers, yellow and green squash. Homemade raspberry, blackberry and blueberry pies were part of the… Read More »

Fire departments quell brush fire on Bostwick Road

Fire departments quell brush fire on Bostwick Road

Fire departments from Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg, as well as Shelburne police responded on the evening of May 12 to a brush fire on the train tracks off Bostwick Road in Shelburne. Fire trucks, UTVs, and pickup trucks were dispatched to put out flames that the Shelburne Fire Department said were most likely caused by… Read More »

May is Tickborne Disease Awareness Month

May is Tickborne Disease Awareness Month

We’ve all been there…sitting out on the porch swing relaxing, petting the dog, taking in the sunset, and then all of a sudden, AAAAAAAHHHHHH! A tick. May in Vermont is Tickborne Disease Awareness Month, and those little critters are everywhere. Experts say that this year’s tick population is particularly bountiful due to the warm temperatures… Read More »

Shelburne Community School bike train is back

Shelburne Community School bike train is back

The Shelburne Community School bike train will roll through Shelburne once again on Fridays starting May 20 and continuing weekly until the end of the school year. Students and parents are welcome to ride along with the bike train that travels through Shelburne, picking up kids on their bikes along the way. The train starts on… Read More »

Tucker Pierson will teach CVU girls lacrosse good winning habits

Tucker Pierson will teach CVU girls lacrosse good winning habits

Shelburne resident and highly accomplished athlete and coach Tucker Pierson is in her first season coaching the Champlain Valley Union girls lacrosse team. She hopes to teach her student athletes not only the fundamentals of lacrosse, but give them the tools to develop self-confidence and work well as a team. This year’s varsity team is… Read More »

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