Mud season is here; hikers should take care

Mud season has returned to the Green Mountains and officials at the Green Mountain Club, the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, and the Green Mountain National Forest ask hikers to take care on trails that are wet and susceptible to erosion this time of year. To protect fragile soil and surrounding vegetation, some… Read More »

Shelburne Police, Fire & Rescue

Total incidents reported: 90 Traffic violations: 28 Miscellaneous complaints: 6 Burglary alarms: 5 Medical calls to retirement communities: 12 Medical calls with patients taken to the hospital: 4 Car crashes reported for insurance purposes with no injuries: 5 Directed patrols: 6 Wellness check calls placed to Harbor Place: 3 March 31 3:17 a.m. Police located… Read More »



SHELBURNE Sun Style Tai Chi Basic: Monday/Wednesday, 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday/Thursday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sun 73: Monday/Wednesday, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Sponsored by Age Well. Free, donations welcome. Shelburne Town Hall, 5376 Shelburne Road. Chris Curtis,; Lee Sheridan-Orr, CHARLOTTE Fitness At Any Age April 24, and Tuesdays. 9:15 to 10 a.m. Interval type, moderate to high intensity exercise class. $10. Charlotte… Read More »

Mike Donoghue speaks to Rotary

Mike Donoghue speaks to Rotary

By Rosalyn Graham Veteran Vermont journalist Mike Donoghue has been delving into the stories behind the stories in Vermont for 50 years. So when Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary invited him to the April 4 meeting to talk about some of his favorites, he brought some big ones, from unsolved murders to political intrigue. When Donoghue… Read More »


Lee Krohn recently completed a temporary assignment as interim zoning administrator for the Town of Charlotte. A story in the Shelburne News last week was incorrect regarding Krohn’s availability for the interim town manager position in Shelburne.

Vt. House Speaker headlines forum

Vt. House Speaker headlines forum

The Shelburne Democratic Committee hosts several leading voices in the party at a forum Monday, April 16, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church. The latest in the series is “Empowering All Voices,” which will bring together Vermont Speaker of the House Rep. Mitzi Johnson, D-South Hero; Ebony Nyoni, the Vermont state director… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Registration is now open for spring and summer programs and camps. Details, deadlines are available on the recreation website at Lifeguard positions for Shelburne Beach are open. Check out the website or call for details, 985-9551. Gentle Yoga Class Kay Boyce, certified yoga instructor, leads this class for those new to yoga, challenged with an injury,… Read More »

Pierson Library News

The library has a great selection of gardening books to begin plotting your garden this year. Are you curious about raised beds or vertical gardening for a small space? It’s a great time to start planning your family garden with the little ones. Notice the library’s Community Poetry Board that currently has an “Ode to… Read More »

Historical society hosts talk on 19th-century orphan trains

The Shelburne Historical Society hosts a talk Monday by local resident Daniel Bean who will share his research and knowledge of 19th-century Vermont. A seventh-generation Vermonter and retired biology professor, Bean has delved into the little-known time in Vermont history where orphans from New York and Boston were brought by trains to Vermont. Bean will… Read More »