College Counseling Corner

A Class of 2016 to do list By Sarah Soule By now, each student in the Class of 2016 who is planning on applying to college for the 2016-17 academic year should have created an account with the Common Application www.commonapp.org. Ideally, each student will have already completed a substantial portion of this important document… Read More »

The Klocks donate books to Renaissance Elementary School

The Klocks donate books to Renaissance Elementary School

William Klock, a retired art professor who resides at The Terraces in Shelburne, visited Renaissance Elementary School this fall. Klock has a lifelong interest in education and farming. He and his wife Anna Mae recently donated fifteen copies of the book Hands in the Earth: Lessons from my Father, written by their friend, Patricia Chase… Read More »

Shelburne Craft School launches new program for preschoolers

Educators and Child Development Specialists have long understood how important art is to children. The Shelburne Craft School has a long history of serving young people with school programs, after school programs, Saturday drop-ins, and summer camps. This fall, they are ad ding a new program aimed specifically at preschoolers. On Tuesdays from 10-11am, parents… 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 »

Selectboard discusses affordable housing

Affordable housing was discussed with representatives from the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, Vermont Housing Finance Authority and the Planning Commission at the last Shelburne Selectboard meeting. It was an outgrowth of an earlier inquiry by board member Toni Supple about the town’s affordable housing policies and call for a moratorium on large-scale affordable housing… 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 »