Demand for free toys overwhelms Vt Teddy Bear

Last Wednesday, Shelburne’s Vermont Teddy Bear Company announced an ambitious goal: to provide every 4-year-old in Vermont with a teddy bear, free of cost. The venture, dubbed the Vermont Cub Project, is a way for the company to be socially responsible and give back to Vermonters, according to Bear Brand Manager Abby Temeles. But on… Read More »

Vermont seeks to woo young professionals

Vermont seeks to woo young professionals

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott held a press conference Monday in the brewing room of Fiddlehead Brewing Co. in Shelburne, amid the sounds of ventilators whirring, tanks being opened and the smell of the fermenting beer lingering in the air. The microbrewery, one of Vermont’s hippest thriving industries, provided the backdrop for Scott to make a… Read More »

Mass. man drowns at Point Bay Marina

A 64-year-old man was found dead in the water at Point Bay Marina on Thompson’s Point in Charlotte Saturday night, according to Vermont State Police. David Clement of Pittsfield, Mass. was returning his boat to its slip at the marina when officials say he fell into the water and drowned. State Police from the Williston… Read More »

Lewis Creek Assoc. director honored with environmental award

Lewis Creek Assoc. director honored with environmental award

Shelburne resident Marty Illick was recognized yesterday for her dedication to local watersheds with the eighth annual Green Mountain Power Zetterstrom Environmental Award. Illick and the Lewis Creek Association, of which she is the executive director, were honored at a ceremony at the Vermont State Fish and Wildlife Fishing Access in Shelburne. The award is… Read More »

Shelburne Museum has the skinny on local food

Shelburne Museum has the skinny on local food

Once a novelty in Vermont’s local food scene, the Skinny Pancake has been methodically extending its reach across Vermont, most recently planting its flag at Shelburne Museum. Formerly known as the Shelburne Museum Café, the on-site concession situated at the center of the famous folk-art museum has officially been renamed the Local Food Court. But… Read More »

Sanders addresses crowd of 3,000 at CVU graduation

Sanders addresses crowd of 3,000 at CVU graduation

The excitement was at its peak as bagpipers from the St. Andrews Pipeband of Vermont led the procession of 2017 graduates from Champlain Valley Union High School into the University of Vermont’s Patrick Gymnasium last Friday afternoon. CVU principal Adam Bunting welcomed the audience of approximately 3,000 parents, friends, and siblings who waved and snapped… Read More »