Sunshine Week never needed more than now

It’s Sunshine Week, a national celebration of the citizens’ right to know about their government. In the past, we’ve groused about the hundreds of exemptions in Vermont’s public records law, mysterious firing of coaches, obvious conflicts of interest, and the fact that no one actually enforces state laws on open meetings and public records. That… Read More »

HeART Show 2019 exhibit shows love to Outright

HeART Show 2019 exhibit shows love to Outright

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Valentine’s Day may have been last week, but the celebration continues at Rustic Roots café in Shelburne where 94 unique heart-shaped of works of art deck the walls in a fundraising exhibition that runs through March. Colorful, whimsical and poignant, HeART Show 2019’s collection is up for auction with proceeds going… Read More »

Barn fire

Barn fire

More than 35 firefighters from four departments battled a barn fire on Tom Cabot’s property at 2100 Harbor Road in Shelburne on Tuesday. No people or animals were harmed, however the building was a total loss.

SCHIP receives $5,000 donation from Hoehl Family Foundation

SCHIP receives $5,000 donation from Hoehl Family Foundation

The Hoehl Family Foundation recently made a $5,000 donation to the SCHIP resale store in Shelburne, which will pass along the funds in grants to nonprofits in the community. The foundation supports organizations that help meet Vermonters’ basic needs. SCHIP awards grants twice a year to nonprofits serving Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg. Since it started… Read More »

Michelle Holland: Helping others find their personal sense of style

Michelle Holland: Helping others find their personal sense of style

Michelle Holland’s career trajectory has been atypical. Trained as a mechanical engineer, she went from quality control at Toyota to interior design for customers across the country. Today, she is the owner of Michelle Holland Interiors as well as Patina, an antiques and home furnishings store in Shelburne. Holland’s parents were set designers and she… Read More »

The Hummingbird by Stephen P. Kiernan

The Hummingbird by Stephen P. Kiernan

Review by Deborah Straw When you hate to put a book down to go on a day trip, when you don’t like leaving the characters behind, you know you’re into a good read. Such was my experience with the novel, The Hummingbird by Stephen P. Kiernan. As I left for the day without book in… Read More »

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