Veterans’ Memorial Flag stolen

Veterans’ Memorial Flag stolen

The American flag that was presented to the Shelburne Veterans’ Memorial last September during the memorial dedication ceremony, was reported stolen by the Veteran’s Memorial Committee on Monday. The flag was a special gift from Sen. Patrick Leahy, and has flown over the U. S. Capitol Building. Committee members believe the flag was taken sometime […]

Open house retirement party for Colleen Haag

Open house retirement party for Colleen Haag

For nearly 35 years, Colleen Haag has served as Shelburne’s town clerk and treasurer. To honor Haag’s years of service, the town of Shelburne is hosting an open house retirement party at the Pizzagalli Center for Art & Education on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 4pm to 7pm. All are welcome to attend.

Public alert system deployed for sewage releases into Vermont lakes and rivers

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has launched a new public alert system that enables subscribers to receive email or text message notifications when sewage and unpermitted discharges release into Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and ponds. “We are pleased to launch this new system. It will allow Vermonters to have prompt notification of potential threats to […]

Route 7 reconstruction updates

East Thompson’s Point Road to the Charlotte Berry Farm Crews will continue constructing the detour for the spring 2017 work. 5866 Ethan Allen Highway to East Thompson’s Point Road Crews will continue reconstructing Route 7 where the detour was located. Existing material is being removed and replaced with new select material. Crews may start installing new […]

News from the Pierson Library

Friday Open Play: Our younger patrons are invited to join us on Friday, Aug. 26 at 10:30am for another session of open play. Little ones can string a noodle necklace, decorate a sticker page, or take part in another simple game or craft. No registration needed. Fiber Arts Friday: Members of the Embroiderers’ Guild will […]


Fall classes and programs will be available on our website next week. Watch for the hard copy of the Fall/Winter Program Brochure in the Sept. 1 issue of the Shelburne News. Kindergarten soccer: Mini-Mites Mini-Mites is a fun, instructional soccer program for kindergarteners. The program curriculum includes fun ball-mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training between players, […]

Meetings in Town

Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Changes/additions for August: The Shelburne Natural Resources & Conservation Committee originally scheduled for the second Wednesday has been changed to Monday, Aug. 29 at 7pm in MR 2. The Social Services Committee (the 4th Wednesday) has permanently changed the meeting time from 5 to 6:30pm. […]

An investment in SCS’s future comes to life

An investment in SCS’s future comes to life

When students left Shelburne Community School (SCS) in June, construction on the early phases of the $9.25-million-dollar renovation project, approved by the town last November, hadn’t started. Come Aug. 31, when the doors of SCS open for the first day of school, students will see some of the incredible transformations that have occurred. Over the […]

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