Residents experience swimmers’ itch from Lake Champlain

Residents experience swimmers’ itch from Lake Champlain

A swim in Lake Champlain on a hot, late-summer day can cause many things: happiness, a sense of well-being, and for some people, an itchy rash. Over the last few weeks, at least a dozen swimmers in the Charlotte and Shelburne area, many at the Charlotte Beach, have experienced an unfortunate side-effect of enjoying the… Read More »

Drone hovers above Shelburne Community School playground to capture high altitude image

Drone hovers above Shelburne Community School playground to capture high altitude image

Shelburne Community School co-principal Allan Miller said all 800 students and staff came out to the playground to celebrate its completion and to thank members of the committee on Aug. 28. The structure was installed with the help of about 20 volunteer parents and staff, he said. Bob Gurwicz, the school’s drone expert, captured images of… Read More »

Lake Champlain Waldorf School to host open house on Sept. 12

Lake Champlain Waldorf School to host open house on Sept. 12

Sueanne Campbell, 50, of Shelburne has taught kindergarten at Lake Champlain Waldorf School for 30 years. She completed her Waldorf teacher training at the Rudolf Steiner College in CA. At Lake Champlain Waldorf School, teachers visit the homes of each new student before the start of the school year. Each summer, Campbell visits both new… Read More »

Hunger banquet to be held at Vermont Zen Center

Hunger banquet to be held at Vermont Zen Center

A hunger banquet and silent auction to benefit local charities will be held from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the Vermont Zen Center in Shelburne on Sunday, Sept. 13. The banquet is an interactive opportunity for people to see first-hand the effects of poverty throughout the world. Attendees will be assigned to low, middle or high… Read More »

Shelburne’s Corey Wemple named to Little Lake Monsters All-Star Team

By Sheri Duff The New York-Penn League’s Vermont Lake Monsters, in partnership with Northwestern Urgent Care, named 10-year-old Corey Wemple, of Shelburne, to the 2015 Little Lake Monsters Community All-Star team. He was selected by a committee from hundreds of applications based on answers to three questions that focused on sportsmanship, living a healthy lifestyle,… Read More »

Schooner Lois McClure leaves home port

Schooner Lois McClure leaves home port

On Monday, Aug. 24, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure left her home port on a very important mission – getting ship-shape in anticipation of her twelfth year of operation. Her destination is the New York State Canal Corporation shipyard at Waterford, New York, where a team of shipwrights working with David Short of… Read More »