Parks and Rec news

Last Call for Fall Youth Soccer Registration. Soccer registration closes Friday. The Shelburne Recreation Soccer league is for students entering grades 1-8. Off the Couch Camp Calling all middle school athletes: Swim, bike, run, crunch, jump, and bound your way to optimal pre-season fitness. Triathlon-based program designed to target endurance, strength, and agility to jump-start… Read More »

United Church of Hinesburg Seeks Community Feedback

The United Church of Hinesburg is reaching out to the wider community through a brief survey to help identify areas of need where it could be of service. The goal is to find out what is known about the services the church already provides and to then determine additional services the church might offer. The… Read More »

State using aircraft to drop rabies vaccine bait

Vermont will start dropping a rabies vaccine in 115 Vermont communities, including Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, South Burlington, and Ferrisburg this week, weather permitting. More than 450,000 quarter-sized packs of the sweet-smelling oral bait, attractive to raccoons and skunks, will be dropped from low-flying aircraft in rural areas and placed by hand in residential centers across… Read More »

Youth Catalytics grant rescission short-sighted — Susan Hong

The recent abrupt rescission by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of $2.25 million in grant funds to develop evidence-based and effective pregnancy prevention programs for youth is alarming. (Charlotte nonprofit loses $2.25 million in federal budget cut, Aug. 3) Charlotte-based Youth Catalytics and its collaborators excel in using scientific findings to develop… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Chapter Two Book Sale: The Friends of the Pierson Library are running a special on the gently used books, DVDs and audiobooks for sale at the Pierson Library. From August 14-19, all mystery books will be 50 percent off which means you can pick up a hardcover copy for $2.50, a paperback for $1.50 or… Read More »

Meetings in town

Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Schedule Board of Civil Authority Monday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m. in MR 1 Cemetery Commission 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Staff Room Dog Park Committee 1st Monday 6 p.m. MR 2 Ethics Committee 3rd Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in MR 1 or 2.… Read More »

Charlotte U.S. Rt 7 reconstruction update

Project Location: U.S. Route 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles to the Ferry Road intersection. Project completion is scheduled for 2018. Between Wildwood West Development and Ferry Road: Excavation and underdrain improvements will continue behind the barrier. U.S. 7 traffic is currently using the offline two-way traffic detour along this section… Read More »

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