No rain delay for Opening Day

By Sheri Duff Although rain was expected, the weather cooperated on Saturday morning, May 4, as Shelburne Little Leaguers marched through the village, celebrating the official start of baseball and softball season. Approximately 400 players, coaches, and parents led by a fire truck from Shelburne Fire Department along with a CVU Redhawk and UVM’s Rally […]

Impressionism, American paintings highlight new Shelburne Museum season

French Impressionism and American paintings highlight the new exhibitions opening in the upcoming season at Shelburne Museum, Director Thomas Denenberg announced. Throughout May and June, four new exhibitions will open, including two focused on quilts – a solo exhibition of contemporary textile art and a collection of 19th century star quilts. “The new season’s exhibitions at […]

Report from Montpelier: May 8, 2014

By Rep. Joan Lenes I expect this will be the last week of this legislative session. Tuesday, May 13 will be the final Tuesday morning at Bruegger’s Bagels for this year. Please join us at 7:30am. I am always available either in or out of session at jlenes@leg.state.vt.us or by phone at 999-9363. As a […]

Route 7 development discussion May 12

Shelburne citizens interested in Form Based Zoning, don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Monday, May 12 discussion at 7pm in Meeting Room 1 of the Town Offices. The meeting will focus on the Draft Regulating Plan. The project team will engage Steering Committee members in a discussion of key elements, such as: The planning […]

Idling law now in effect

Vermont’s prohibited idling of motor vehicles law went into effect May 5, 2014. This law applies to all motor vehicles. It limits the idling of vehicles to five minutes in any 60-minute period. A penalty of $10 will be assessed for a first violation, $50 for a second violation, and $100 for a third and subsequent violations There are exceptions to the five-minute […]

Shelburne BikeFest rolls into town

Shelburne BikeFest will return Saturday, May 31, and it promises to be better than ever! Stop by the tents in front of the Shelburne Town Offices, across from the Parade Green and the first Farmers Market of the season, between 10am and 1pm and enjoy all BikeFest has to offer. Throughout the event, there will […]

Green Mountain Care on slow track

I appreciate Rep. Kate Webb’s communication in the Shelburne News as to where she stands on the Governor’s failure to provide a Green Mountain Healthcare financing plan on Jan. 15, 2013 as required by Act 48. She explains that a slip of an assumed federal government waiver was the reason for not meeting the date. […]

Meet Vermont House Minority Whip

The Republican Town Committee will sponsor guest speaker, Rep. Don Turner (R. Milton), Minority Whip of the Vermont House, at the Dutch Mill Restaurant on Thursday, May 15 at 7:30am for a breakfast meeting. Rep. Turner will offer his perspective on highlights of the 2013-14 state legislative session. The public is invited to attend.

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