Shelburne’s Rayne Supple heads to the big leagues

Shelburne’s Rayne Supple heads to the big leagues

Shelburne native Rayne Supple played his first baseball game when he was 5 years old, as a member of the Shelburne Phillies Little League Team at Shelburne Town Fields. He was throwing left-handed at the time, and fielding with the right-handed glove his father had bought for him. Bill Supple had assumed that his son… Read More »

Trad Camp: Teaching community through music

Summer vacation brings a halt to the responsibilities of classes, homework, and extracurricular activities and the prospect of warm, sunny days with no mandatory obligations for students. But for some kids, not being in school means missing out on the cohesiveness of a community, the guidance of a mentor, and the feeling of being part… Read More »

Watts up? Power is on at new Magee Hill solar array in Hinesburg

Watts up? Power is on at new Magee Hill solar array in Hinesburg

By EILEEN O’GRADY Vermont Electric Cooperative’s new co-op community solar project is up and running on Magee Hill in Hinesburg. Construction on the project, which consists of a 4,914-panel solar array, was finished at the end of 2017. The system became operational around the start of the new year, according to Andrea Cohen, Vermont Electric… Read More »

Wake Robin resident pleads not guilty to ricin charge

Shelburne resident Betty Miller appeared in U.S. District Court last Friday for the third time since her arrest Nov. 30, pleading not guilty to the charge of possessing an unregistered select agent – the poison ricin – in her Wake Robin apartment. Miller, 70, entered the courtroom haltingly with shackled wrists, gripping the handle of… Read More »

Beach house vandalized overnight; closes early

Beach house vandalized overnight; closes early

Vermont State Police are investigating an act of vandalism and burglary that occurred at Charlotte Beach sometime between 10 p.m. Sunday night and 10 a.m. Monday morning, leaving the beach house damaged and $50 in cash gone. Summer beach attendant Brandon Tieso discovered the vandalism when he arrived at work on Monday morning.  “I walked… Read More »

CVU to focus on childhood trauma

Just two days before students returned from summer break, roughly 100 educators and community members gathered in the small red auditorium at Champlain Valley Union High School to watch the hour-long documentary film “Resilience,” and discuss the effects of childhood trauma. The reason for this unique get-together was to discuss a growing consensus in the… Read More »

Five safe after sailboat overturns in Shelburne Bay

Five people took an unexpected dip in Shelburne Bay last Wednesday evening when their sailboat capsized as a result of high-wind swells on the lake. A bystander on a nearby boat witnessed the accident and called 911, said Petty Officer Ryan Rusnak from the U.S. Coast Guard in Burlington. No one was injured in the… Read More »

Serial offender charged with burglary on board Charlotte yacht

Vermont State Police have identified 41-year-old Jason Breault of Burlington as the perpetrator of a theft July 31 onboard a boat in Charlotte. According to a police report, Breault entered a 40-foot Silverton Convertible yacht which was moored near Lanes Lane, and removed multiple unidentified items from the boat. State troopers later recovered the property,… Read More »

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