Strawberry festival to be held in Shoreham

The Shoreham Strawberry Festival is back. Hosted by the Shoreham Congregational Church, the festival will take place on Wednesday, June 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gazebo on the town green. 

Two finalists interviewed for Shoreham principal job

SHOREHAM — The search for a new Shoreham Elementary School principal is down to two finalists, one of whom needs little introduction to the Addison Central School District Community. The candidates are Middlebury Union Middle School Assistant Principal Ka … (read more)

Local girls take home hippology honors

BURLINGTON — May 15 was a busy, jam-packed day for the 44 horse-savvy 4-H’ers who took part in two competitions: horse judging and hippology. The day began at the Blackrose Morgan Farm in Colchester, where they judged Morgan geldings in hand, stock horse … (read more)

$15K grant will help restore Shoreham barn

The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and Vermont Advisory Council on Historic Preservation have announced the 2022 Barn Preservation grant awardees.

Fort Ti ferry ownership resolved

Cornwall resident Jack Doyle has secured ownership of the historic Fort Ticonderoga Ferry and is targeting May 8 or 9 to return the ferry to service after a more than year-long hiatus.

Area 4-Hers participate in county’s Foods Day

At Addison County 4-H Foods Day, local 4-H’ers got to make their cake and eat it, too

Memoir focuses on one-room school in Shoreham

Sanford Rouse is at it again. In his recently released second memoir, the 93-year-old Brandon writer is taking readers back more than eight decades to the less complicated world he knew growing up in East Shoreham.

Shoreham news for Dec. 9

Due to the rise in COVID cases, the Shoreham Congregational Church has changed its plans for this year’s Christmas Eve service. An alternative service of prayer and meditation will replace the traditional Christmas Eve service. 

What’s up with Fort Ti Ferry? Ask the courts

A part-time Cornwall resident is hoping to acquire and resurrect the historic Fort Ticonderoga Ferry, which has remained dormant this year due to a legal dispute that was recently transferred to U.S. District Court.

Santa returns to Shoreham gazebo

If you want to greet the elegant old gentleman, enter off Main Street and drive down School Road to see our beloved Mr. Santa Claus in a drive-through visit.

Shoreham news for Oct. 14

Carol Causton is giving a big thank you to all sponsors and volunteers who made Apple Fest such a great success.

Shoreham land eyed for affordable housing

SHOREHAM — This year’s Shoreham Apple Festival will boast more than the usual celebration of fruit, families and fun.The highly anticipated event on Sept. 19 will also invite the public to view and give feedback on the potential for a large piece of town- … (read more)

CANCELLED: Jamaican hymn sing returns to Shoreham

SHOREHAM — Organizers of the Annual Jamaican Hymn Sing at the Shoreham Congregational Church over the weekend announced tht the Sept. 26 had been cancelled. Ginny VanHazinga of the church said a renewed concern about COVID-19 was driving the decision.”For … (read more)

Man charged in Wallingford robbery suspected of Shoreham and Brandon crimes

Federal law enforcement officials have accused a Center Rutland man of robbing a Wallingford Cumberland Farms at knifepoint and indicate that he is a suspect in a series of similar armed robberies at convenience stores, including in Shoreham, Brandon and … (read more)

Man armed with knife robs stores in Shoreham and Brandon

SHOREHAM / BRANDON — Police are investigating armed robberies in Shoreham and Brandon this past weekend, where stores captured images of the assailant wearing the same sweatshirt at both crime scenes.The first robbery took place Saturday morning, Aug. 21, … (read more)


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