Rotarians prepare breakfast for Camp Ta Kum Ta

Charlotte Shelburne Rotarians from L-R: Linda Gilbert (Charlotte), Denny Bowen (Shelburne), Tod Whitaker (Hinesburg), Dave Jonah (Shelburne), Doris Sage (Shelburne), and Bill Root (Charlotte) made and served breakfast for 63 campers and 105 volunteers at Camp Ta Kum Ta on Tuesday, July 29. Each year, the Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary Club sponsors a breakfast during a traditional… Read More »

Burlington Business Fair slated for Aug. 6

The Small Business Administration is teaming up with the City of Burlington Community and Economic Development Office and the Micro Business Development Program to host the Burlington Business Fair from 10am to 2pm on Aug. 6 at Burlington City Hall. The annual fair is free and open to the public. This year’s theme is Getting… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyard continues winning ways in wine competition

Shelburne Vineyard continues winning ways in wine competition

Shelburne Vineyard recently received their results from the three competitions they entered this year, and they couldn’t be happier. In the 2014 Atlantic Seaboard event, Shelburne Vineyard’s wines were tasted alongside 572 other wines from roughly 112 wineries in states along the Atlantic Coast. The vineyard was one of the few wineries that received more… Read More »

Join local fight to end breast cancer

Join local fight to end breast cancer

The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff rally and informational meeting at 6pm on July 30 at G’s Restaurant at Sheraton Hotel in South Burlington to share details about its upcoming community walk. Now is the time to get involved in the Chittenden walk, slated for Oct 19, and… Read More »

Vermont celebrates National Farmers’ Market Week

Vermont celebrates National Farmers’ Market Week

With over 70 farmers’ markets in the state, Vermont has good reason to mark National Farmers’ Market Week. From Aug. 3-9 the Vermont Farmers’ Market Association (VTFMA) and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) will be joined by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture and farmers’ markets across the country to celebrate the ways… Read More »

New television series features Hinesburg resident

New television series features Hinesburg resident

The Game Show Network is baring it all this summer with its new original series, Skin Wars, premiering Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 9pm ET/PT, and your Hinesburg neighbor Sean Avram will compete. Avram, a former professional wrestler, commentator, and ring announcer, is now a father of five who resides in Hinesburg. He is known for… Read More »

Credit and Payment Security: a cycle of good news and bad news

It was good news. In July 2013, federal prosecutors in the United States brought indictments against members of a sophisticated Russian syndicate. The gang members were charged with stealing and selling more than 160 million credit card numbers from JCPenney, 7-Eleven, JetBlue, Heartland Payment Systems, Carrefour (in France), and one of the world’s largest credit… Read More »

Green Pasture Meats: The new old fashioned butcher shop

Green Pasture Meats: The new old fashioned butcher shop

By Phyl Newbeck Starting this weekend, carnivores of Chittenden County will have a new place to fulfill their craving for Vermont-raised meat. Green Pasture Meats of New Haven will be moving next door to the Bearded Frog, selling pasture-raised beef, pork, lamb, and other products. Green Pasture Meats owner Mark Smith, a Shelburne residdent, has… Read More »