Statehouse at standstill ahead of budget veto deadline

Statehouse at standstill ahead of budget veto deadline

By Colin Meyn and Xander Landen VTDIGGER.ORG In lieu of negotiating a deal to resolve an ongoing impasse, both lawmakers and the governor appear content to await the governor’s decision on a budget veto before considering further concessions or compromise proposals. Gov. Phil Scott repeated on Tuesday that he is poised to veto a budget… Read More »



COMMUNITY   BRISTOL Pocock Rocks Music Festival & Street Fair June 16: 3 to 8 p.m. Ninth annual. Six bands, 30-plus vendors. SunCommon Bouncy House, Vermont National Guard activities. After party: The Welterweights at Hatch 31. Downtown. Ian Albinson, 760-6076, BURLINGTON Passion 4 Paws June 16: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 9th annual pet adoption day. Curtis… Read More »

Sexual harassment law goes into effect July 1

By Kelsey Neubauer An anti-sexual harassment bill that takes effect July 1 will improve statewide sexual harassment reporting, ban policies that make it difficult for survivors to report misconduct, and kick-start an education campaign to foster safer internal reporting by victims inside companies. The goal of the law, passed as H.707, is to ensure workers… Read More »

Go fish: June 9 is Free Fishing Day

Vermont’s annual, statewide Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9, and it will be highlighted by a free family fishing festival in Grand Isle as well as opening day of the state’s regular bass fishing season. “Vermont’s Free Fishing Day gives resident and nonresident anglers the opportunity to go fishing without a license for the… Read More »

Shelburne construction work

This week Shelburne public works crews have been working on Webster Road near the Webster Road Pump Station.  A small crew was working on Harbor Road between Route 7 and Turtle Lane to prepare for the work scheduled during school summer break.  Expect short delays in these areas.

Pierson Library News

Call the library at 985-5124 to register for programs or for more information. Tonight! Minecraft Club Kids in grades 5 and up are invited to convene at the library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31 for Minecraft with friends. Enjoy snacks and Minecraft challenges in good company. Attendees must have Minecraft accounts. Please call if… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

21st Annual Back to the Beach Night Tuesday, June 19, 6-8 p.m. ​Join us at Shelburne Beach for a fun picnic to kick off the start of beach season. Bounce house be sure to bring your swimsuit. Please bring a dish to share. Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks will be provided. In order to cut… Read More »

Update on town manager search

By Doug Merrill The 15-person Shelburne Town Manager Search Committee has met three times over the past five weeks to begin the process of selecting the next manager. The committee intends to share updates in the Shelburne News periodically to update fellow residents on our process and progress. The Selectboard has tasked us with assisting… Read More »

Rotary raffle helps group help others

For the 38th year, Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary will hold a Car Raffle as one of its most important fundraisers of the year, raising money for the many projects and people Rotary supports. The raffle drawing will be Friday, June 15, at Shelburne Farms Coach Barn and the lucky ticket-holder will win a Honda Fit… Read More »