Opening doors again

Opening doors again

By Tricia Kennedy Nestled inside a butter yellow house on the outskirts of Shelburne Village is the newly re-established Open Arms Food and Juice Shop. Family-owned and operated by husband and wife team Acoy and Sam Cofino, Open Arms re-opened in April after the family closed shop in 2010 to cope with medical issues. While […]

Town tradition honors Shelburne Veterans

Town tradition honors Shelburne Veterans

By Sheri Duff Not a drop of rain greeted the nearly 200 community members in attendance for the annual Shelburne Memorial Day tribute on Monday morning, May 26. As in past years, the Memorial Day ceremony began with the presentation of the colors by Shelburne Boy Scout Troop #602 and a musical performance by the […]

GMCB Chair Al Gobeille to speak June 3

GMCB Chair Al Gobeille to speak June 3

The Shelburne Republican Town Committee will host guest speaker Al Gobeille, chair of the 15-member Green Mountain Care Board, Tuesday, June 3 at the Dutch Mill Restaurant from 7:30-8:30am. Gobeille of Shelburne will discuss his experience implementing Act 48 and answer questions about the process. Although it is a Tuesday, this will act as the […]

Report from Montpelier: May 29, 2014

Education update Shelburne Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb highlight education in this second article in a three-part series. Next week: environment and infrastructure Important conversations began this year addressing the future and underlying costs of education and school governance. By the end of the session, we simply ran out of time to complete this […]

Commissioners hear pocket neighborhood proposal

Bill Posey and Dave Marshall appeared before the Planning Commission at its meeting on May 22 to request specific changes in zoning which would allow for the construction of a “pocket neighborhood” at Wes and Falls Road. Posey explained that small one or two bedroom homes or cottages grouped around a common green are the […]

D-Day Remembrance Day slated for June 7

D-Day Remembrance Day slated for June 7

Seventy years ago, on June 6, 1944, the largest amphibious military invasion took place on the beaches of Normandy, France. D-Day, the allied invasion, would change the course of WWII and ultimately result in the defeat of Hitler and the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945. In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, […]

Still no word: what will single payer cost?

We appreciate the “Report from Montpelier” that our state representatives, Joan Lenes and Kate Webb, provided in last week’s Shelburne News.  We wish there were more information provided, such as an indication of the new health care system cost. As was stated in their report, “many have expressed frustration with the Governor because of a […]

CVU family thanks communities for efforts

We wanted to send out a huge “thank you” to everyone involved with the Champlain Valley Union “Strike Out Cancer” game on May 2 and the associated fundraising through the entire month of May. This has been a great event for the past couple of years, but we were touched and overwhelmed by the gesture […]

News from the Pierson Library: May 29, 2014

Today! The Fairy Club, open to youngsters ages 4 and up, will meet today at5 3:15pm.  Engage in a special project and enjoy a snack. Friday Crafternoon: This week our younger patrons, ages 5 and up, will be gathering at 3:15pm to make their own story dice.  Create a story on the dice, then use […]

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