Memorial Day services Monday

Shelburne Memorial Day Ceremonies will begin at 11am at the Shelburne Parade Ground (Town Green) and Veterans monument site. Music will be played by the Shelburne Community School wind ensemble, the Boy Scouts will make a presentation of Veteran’s Bricks, and there will be public recognition of Shelburne Veterans.

Shelburne Fire & Rescue banquet

Shelburne Fire & Rescue banquet

On a rainy Friday night, Shelburne Fire & Rescue had their annual banquet, honoring members for their years of service and dedication to the squads. The following pins and plaques were awarded: Shelburne Rescue New Honorary Member: Suzanne Zaner 3 Years: Chelsea Dubie, Sean Keenan, Dave Lebeau, Colleen McCarthy, Erika Wasileski 5 Years: John Kelley, […]

Report from Montpelier

By Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb With the Chittenden South Supervisory consolidation vote coming up on June 7th, we want to give a brief update on Act 46 from both a state and local perspective. Last spring, the legislature passed Act 46, designed to move the state toward a sustainable model of education. The […]

Community Bulletin Board

• The Shelburne Farmers’ Market opens Saturday, May 28 and is open from 9am-1pm. • Town Offices will be closed Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. • Shelburne Memorial Day Ceremonies are Monday, May 30 at 11am at the Shelburne Parade Ground and Veterans Monument site. Music will be provided by the Shelburne Community School […]

Bay Road corridor improvements begin in June

Shelburne town staff recently got together in a joint meeting with the Planning Commission, the Selectboard, and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Paths Committee to discuss improving the safety of the Bay Road corridor. The group will meet again in July, after the stop sign pilot program on that road has been in effect for a […]

The Readers Write

Town manager addresses Vermont Railway case First of all, I want to recognize the overwhelming community support shown for the actions of the Town since this project became public in early January. Second, Chairman von Stange deserves special praise for his leadership and volunteer time commitment throughout this ordeal. Third, Claudine Safar was outstanding representing Shelburne […]

News from the Pierson Library

Get Ready for Summer Baseball & Benefit the Pierson Library! Saturday, July 30 is Pierson Library Day at Centennial Field in Burlington. Join us for that night’s Lake Monsters Game, and ½ of your discounted ticket price will be donated to the Pierson Library! Purchase your ticket any time during the month of May, and […]

A lover of the soil and growing things: Shelburne’s best known gardener

A lover of the soil and growing things: Shelburne’s best known gardener

Long before supermarkets and farmers markets, many families in Shelburne not only planted flowers, they also had vegetable gardens and berry bushes. By August, vegetables and fruits came fresh from the garden to the table—warm sun-ripened tomatoes, corn, green beans, cucumbers, yellow and green squash. Homemade raspberry, blackberry and blueberry pies were part of the […]

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