Regionalizing stormwater services and the impact on Shelburne

A concept for the regionalization of certain services was on the agenda at the Aug. 11 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The idea had emerged out of talks between Town Manager Joe Colangelo and his South Burlington counterpart, City Manager Kevin Dorn, and others throughout the county. Colangelo and Dorn discussed the possibility of sharing… Read More »

Dragonheart Vermont takes on the world at championship competition

Dragonheart Vermont takes on the world at championship competition

Three Shelburne residents are in Welland, Ontario, getting ready to compete in the International Dragon Boat Federation World Championship. Kim Dittus, Linda Retchin and Tag Carpenter are three of the sixteen members of Dragonheart Vermont who will be representing the United States against teams from 25 other countries. Breast cancer survivor Dittus is an oncologist… Read More »

The Automaster appoints new Honda service manager

Todd Maxwell has been appointed as the new service manager for the Honda franchise at The Automaster in Shelburne. The appointment was born, in part, from several consecutive years of growth in the Honda service department as The Automaster continues to maintain one of the largest sales volume among all Honda dealers in the State… Read More »

Locals Turn the Town Teal for second year

Locals Turn the Town Teal for second year

By Sheri Duff It’s the latest quandary: why are teal ribbons on display? They can be seen wrapped around lamp posts, mailboxes, and railings, but only a close inspection will yield an explanation as to their nature.  The vanilla colored text reads “Turn the Towns Teal”, and “An awareness campaign for ovarian breast cancer.” The… Read More »

I want to hold your hand

I want to hold your hand

Shelburne Community School kindergarteners, Henry Shrier, at left, and Lincoln Ricketts, walk down the hall to their class on the first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Photo by Linda Maitland

Shelburne Vineyard’s 2012 Marquette Reserve wins “Best in Show”

Shelburne Vineyard’s 2012 Marquette Reserve wins “Best in Show”

When Shelburne Vineyard founder Ken Albert answered his phone at 5:32pm on Aug. 19, he listened carefully as University of Minnesota’s professor Gary Gardner shared good news.  “You folks really have the recipe!” meaning that for the fourth consecutive year, a Shelburne Vineyard Marquette wine, the 2012 Marquette Reserve, won “Best Red Wine in Show”… Read More »

CVU football suffers defeat in season opener

CVU football suffers defeat  in season opener

By Michael Regan Champlain Valley Union (CVU) suffered a tough defeat, 46-19, to Colchester in the first game of the season last Saturday Aug. 30 at the high school in Hinesburg.  Overall, it was a rough day for the Redhawks, but there were standout performances on both sides of the ball. Quarterback Andrew Bortnick led… Read More »

Vermont Stage Company’s 21st season announced, collaboration with Shelburne native Greg Pierce continues

Vermont Stage Company’s 21st season announced, collaboration with Shelburne native Greg Pierce continues

Vermont Stage Company will celebrate its 21st season as Burlington’s premier professional theatre company with an inspired selection of notable new plays. “Last season we took a look back as we celebrated our 20th Anniversary. Now we charge into our next 20 years by delivering the best in cutting-edge contemporary American playwriting. This season includes… Read More »