Dancing cheek-to-cheek goes Latin

By Sheri Duff Start with Hands to Honduras-Tela’s (H2H-Tela) tireless chair Linda Gilbert and her husband, Al. Add a Dominican-born Alejandro Torrens, leader of the 10-piece Latin band Alejandro & Grupo Sabor. Mix well with H2H-Tela’s experienced event planners Dave Jonah, Lois Knapp, Renee Davitt, and Margo Plank, and the finishing touches on the Latin… Read More »

Lake Monster for a day

Ten-year-old Mira Filion of Shelburne signed a one-day promotional contract as a player for the Little Lake Monsters Community All Stars last Friday afternoon at FreePressMedia Innovation Center in Burlington. After the signing, Filion was given a custom Lake Monster uniform with her last name printed on the back and a baseball cap before answering… Read More »

SCS welcomes students

The first day of school for Shelburne students, kindergarten through eighth grade, was Wednesday, Aug. 27. Above, three generations welcome in the new school year. Kay Boyce stands with her daughter, special educator Annie Dunn, and Annie’s daughter Riley, a kindergartener at SCS. For more back to school photos, please visit the Shelburne News Facebook… Read More »

Sparks fly at DRB meeting

At the Development Review Board (DRB) meeting on Aug. 20, former Planning Commission Chair Brian Precourt asked DRB member Bill Stuono to recuse himself due to bias during a discussion of an application concerning a property on Point View Drive in which Precourt has an ownership interest. In making the request, Precourt stated that Stuono… Read More »

Locals are few and far between at Primaries

Notorious for low voter turnout during Primary Elections, polling booths at the Shelburne Town Offices were not bustling with activity on Tuesday, Aug 26. By the unofficial numbers High Bailiff Democratic candidate Michael Major of Shelburne lost to Daniel Gamelin 1,154 votes to 1,764 votes, Shelburne candidate Donald Russell lost by a narrow margin to… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. The Fall & Winter Program Brochure is available now. Look for the insert in the Shelburne News on Sept. 4. You can also pick up a copy at the office or find it on the website. Last Chance! Great Escape Discounted Tickets are only available… Read More »

Young adults need reminder to get vaccinated

Think you outgrew the need for vaccines when you graduated from high school? Not so. Every year, thousands of young adults in the U.S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines. To highlight the importance of immunizations throughout life, and to help remind young… Read More »

Troopers remind motorists to drive with care as Labor Day weekend approaches

Making every effort to prevent crashes, injuries, and fatalities on Vermont’s roadways, while addressing poor driving behavior, the Vermont State Police are beginning their high visibility enforcement campaign, focused on impaired and aggressive driving. The Labor Day Mobilization & Operation CARE holiday period runs now through Sept. 1. So far this year 26 people have… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Larger network of paths benefits Shelburne I wholeheartedly disagree with Bill Supple’s statement that “There are miles of professionally-designed and safe paths that link all the neighborhoods in Shelburne for pedestrians and bicyclists to use.”  While Shelburne is a beautiful town with much to offer, it pales in comparison to many Chittenden County towns such… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Happy Labor Day: The Pierson Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 so our employees may enjoy the Labor Day holiday. Stock up ahead of time on the books, audiobooks, and DVDs you might need for the long weekend. Tuesday Tea: Do plan on joining us for tea on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 3pm… Read More »

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