Walk for Wishes: A family affair

By Sadie Williams The annual Walk for Wishes will be held on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Shelburne Museum. The donations made to the Walk for Wishes support the wish-giving program that is at the center of Make-A-Wish Vermont. This is the eleventh walk, and with the museum as the new venue, it’s sure to… Read More »

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 resident, has… Read More »

Correction: Switched at birth?

Many Shelburne residents were quick to note that the photograph of the Shelburne High School yearbook staff was incorrect in the July 10 edition of the Shelburne News. SHS 50th reunion coordinator Ethel Spear Brousseau humorously noted, “We don’t mind the faux pas. They were better lookin’ than us anyway.” We regret the error but are… Read More »

Shabbat service rocks July 25

The wildly popular Rock Shabbat, a musical, family-friendly service that incorporates popular songs into Friday night worship, will be held Friday, July 25 at 6pm at Temple Sinai Reform Congregation. Pizza and refreshments will be provided following the service. The event is free and open to the public. The temple is located at 500 Swift… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Today! Goo! Gack! Slime: Our younger patrons are invited to try their hand at creating a variety of goopy concoctions. Put on some old clothes and come get your hands dirty! Spy Club: The next meeting of the Spy Club will be on Tuesday, July 22 at 1pm. If you haven’t already registered for this… Read More »

Selectboard addresses suspension bridge

By Heather McKim The future of the pedestrian suspension bridge over the LaPlatte River and the direction of policies and procedures for boards and committees were two of the issues discussed at the July 8 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The meeting also provided a time for the Historic Preservation and Design Review Committee (HPDRC)… Read More »

Town Plan telecommunications change sent to Selectboard

At its meeting on July 10, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed changes to the Town Plan on telecommunications issues. The changes are designed to strengthen the town’s position in future proceedings before the Public Service Board. After some discussion, the hearing was closed, the changes adopted, and the proposal forwarded… Read More »

SCS News & Views

Mac vs. PC By Scott Stanley, SCS eighth grader There are many battles in life that people debate over and never seem to come to some sort of conclusion. There are the Red Sox and Yankees, Pepsi and Coke, skiing and snowboarding, etc. One that has come up in recent years is the battle of… Read More »

Gov. Shumlin, UVM partner for Cabinet-level graduate internship program

Gov. Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont (UVM) are pleased to announce a new collaboration to put tomorrow’s leaders to work on the issues of today. The Governor’s Cabinet Graduate Internship Program, administered by the UVM Department of Community Development and Applied Economics Master of Public Administration program, will provide new opportunities for top… Read More »

Orchard Observations

By Megan Humphrey Shelburne Orchards We’re heading in the right direction with regards to farming in Vermont. Between 2007 and 2012, the number of farms has risen by 5 percent, agricultural land has increased by 1 percent, and the market value of agricultural products has gone up 15 percent. However, with the average age of… Read More »

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