December 14 Calendar

COMMUNITY Homeward Bound Lights of Love Tree Lighting Ceremony & Open House Dec. 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Addison County’s Humane Society. Share your holiday cheer with shelter animals, enjoy seasonal delights, and participate in a tree lighting ceremony to honor the animals that have enhanced your life. Purchase lights in memory or… Read More »

Water disagreement stalls housing development

Water disagreement stalls housing development

By Mark Kobzik More than a year and a half after entering the local permitting process, a proposed 91-unit housing development at Kwiniaska Golf Club on Spear Street is stalled due to a dispute between local governments in Shelburne and South Burlington over a water tank. Snyder Homes of Shelburne first applied for permits in… Read More »

State announces winter fuel assistance and new rules for tanks

Vermont’s Congressional Delegation recently secured $18.9 million dollars in federal funding for the Low-Income Heating Assistance Program. These funds will help 20,000 Vermont households keep warm this winter. Low-income households across Vermont can expect to receive an average of $879 to assist with winter heating costs. Vermonters filling their heating tanks may have encountered the new… Read More »


• The White River Junction VA Medical Center will hold a town hall event with veterans and community members Friday at 10 a.m. Previous information from the VA had an incorrect time. See details page 6. • Blame it on the lack of snow last week. Somehow the high school winter sports preview ran under… Read More »

Pierson Library News

Call 985-5124 to register for programs or for more information. Today – Movie Afternoon Come after school for a showing of the holiday classic “The Polar Express” at 3:15 p.m. Enjoy popcorn with the film. Today – Maker Club Young techies and tinkerers age 11 and up will meet at 3:30 p.m. to learn new… Read More »

New library will expand partnerships with local businesses

New library will expand partnerships with local businesses

By Rosalyn Graham A truly virtuous circle…that’s what Pierson Library Director Kevin Unrath promised the businesses of Shelburne when he talked to members of the Shelburne Business and Professional Association on Thursday evening. The library hosted a mixer for SBPA, providing an opportunity for key members of the new library planning team to focus on… Read More »

Shelburne’s Safety Spot

By Jim Buell Safe holidays! The holiday season is in full swing. The days are short and our calendars are full with all of the special occasions that the holiday season brings. Shopping, parties, decorating, concerts to attend, etc. There always seems like too many things to do and to take care of and not… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Young Rembrandts Art Class Winter Session 1 Tuesdays Jan. 9 through Feb. 13 (snow day make up Feb. 20) Ring in the new year with a Young Rembrandts class for your elementary student. Budding artists will flex their creative muscle as they develop their drawing and artistic skills. Held at the Shelburne Community School, Tuesdays… Read More »

Chabad Vermont’s Chanukah events

Chabad Vermont announces several community events to celebrate Chanukah this week. Public Menorah Lighting in Montpelier today at 5 p.m. on the State House lawn. Followed by refreshments (including latkes and donuts), stories, songs, raffle prizes inside the State House until 7 p.m. Friday night service and candle lighting at 3:50 p.m. at Chabad of… Read More »

Sen. Sanders hosts holiday dinners

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders continues his annual Senior Holiday Dinner tradition with six free dinners planned in Vermont communities. The Chittenden County dinner will be Sunday at the Hilton, 60 Battery St., Burlington, starting at noon. “I very much enjoy holding these senior meals each year. We have built this tradition that helps strengthen the… Read More »

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