New gun laws protect domestic violence victims

By KAREN TRONSGARD-SCOTT As summer fades into fall, our focus shifts. We turn from growing our gardens to harvesting them, and from beach time to school bus time. In the world of politics and policies, fall also brings new implementation of laws that were passed during last year’s legislative session. This year, this means good… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Construction update The concrete foundation is being poured. Expect to see the outline of the new building emerge over the next couple of weeks. A safety reminder: please not enter the construction site at any time without permission. Quadruple Match The library recently received two generous offers that have the potential to quadruple donations received… Read More »

Ending with a rainbow

Ending with a rainbow

Fall Youth Soccer ended on a high note Saturday with the annual Newbury Cup Tournament at the Shelburne rec fields. Above, the Rainbow Whales take a break near the net. The grade 1-2 girls got into tournament spirit with socks, hair ties and face paint. Their coaches were Chelsea Witt and Dana Lee. Left to… Read More »

Batten Lecture hosts award-winning illustrator, author, Oct. 24

The 19th annual Roland Batten Memorial Lecture on architecture and design will be presented Oct. 24 at the University of Vermont by award-winning illustrator and author David Macaulay. His presentation, “Illustrating Architecture from the Inside Out,” will be at 5:30 p.m. in UVM’s Department of Art and Art History, 301 Williams Hall, 72 University Place, Burlington. Founded… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Parks & Rec News

Canine Q&A with a vet Dog owners bring your questions on Friday 6:30-8 p.m. when local veterinarian Dr. Sarah Smets, a new member of the Ark Veterinary Hospital staff, will discuss canine health care topics. Hosted by the Shelburne Village Dog Park Committee. Note: Bring your questions, but please don’t bring your dog. In Meeting… Read More »


A new stormwater credit manual for the town of Shelburne has 13 pages. The number was incorrect in last week’s Shelburne News.

Man sentenced in Harbor Place machete attack

STAFF REPORT The  man who attacked a Meals on Wheels volunteer at Harbor Place with a machete early this year has agreed to a plea deal that keeps him in jail through December. WCAX Channel 3 reported that Abukar Ibrahim pleaded guilty in Vermont Superior Court Monday. As part of an agreement with prosecutors, the… Read More »

Election-related Letters to the Editor

The Shelburne News will run final Letters to the Editor ahead of the November general election in the Oct. 25 edition. Letter writers are asked to keep their pieces to 250 words or fewer. Please sign your letter and note your hometown. Include a phone number (not for publication). Email submissions by 9 a.m. Monday,… Read More »