McClellan graduates Vt. Leadership Institute

The Snelling Center for Government announced that Maria McClellan of Shelburne has graduated from the Vermont Leadership Institute. The commencement ceremony for the class of 2019 was held June 1 at Basin Harbor in Vergennes. McClellan is currently the senior community relations strategist at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. As a participant… Read More »

Don’t leave it to beaver: Selectboard agrees to try pilot deterrent project

Don’t leave it to beaver: Selectboard agrees to try pilot deterrent project

CULLEN PARADIS Community News Service Beaver activity along Webster Road has prompted Shelburne town officials to take the first steps toward considering how it handles wildlife situations with the hope of using non-lethal tactics to deal with nuisance animals. The Shelburne Selectboard Tuesday agreed to a pilot project with a local animal rights group and… Read More »

Playing for Good in Charlotte

Playing for Good in Charlotte

The Charlotte Congregational Church, 403 Church Hill Road, invites the community to celebrate summer Sunday, July 14, 5 p.m., with a program of chamber music presented by the six-member ensemble Playing for Good. The professional ensemble is dedicated to supporting non-profits through the power of music. Their program will feature works by Haydn, Shostakovich, Philip… Read More »

Kinney Drugs to stop selling e-cigarettes and vaping products

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Kinney Drugs stores in Vermont and New York will no longer sell electronic cigarettes and vaping products, the chain announced June 28. In a press release, senior director of marketing and advertising Judith R. Cowden stated that the change is part of the company’s “ongoing effort to promote responsible access to tobacco… Read More »

Mobil mural

Mobil mural

Grace Wilson paints a mural at Village Mobil in Shelburne. Village Mobil manager Josh Rodolfy said he thought the mural would be a fun way to attract attention to the creemee window on the south side of the building. Wilson said this is the first mural she has painted, previously focusing on smaller projects. The… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Construction update Rain or shine, construction continues. The curb cut at Route 7 is complete and the sidewalks have now been poured. The re-paving of the parking lot will not occur until mid-July to allow heavy equipment to continue to access the project without damaging the new pavement. The construction fencing has come down to allow… Read More »

Kehoe forming police benevolent association 

Shelburne Selectboard member Mary Kehoe announced that she is working to set up a nonprofit organization to support the Shelburne Police Department. At last week’s selectboard meeting, Kehoe said she’s in the early stages of forming “a Shelburne Patrolman’s Benevolent Association.” Kehoe is a lawyer and said she will work with an accountant to be… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

The Shelburne Parks and Recreation staff wish everyone a safe and happy July 4th holiday! Summer concert series Shelburne Parks and Recreation’s 24th annual Summer Concert Series begins! Join us at Shelburne Farms, on Wednesday, July 10 for the first Summer Concert Series featuring The Hitmen playing a wide variety of songs, from the classic’s… Read More »

Shelburne Farms welcomes John Patterson as executive chef

Shelburne Farms welcomes John Patterson as executive chef

Shelburne Farms announced that John Patterson, former executive chef at Fork in Philadelphia, has joined the farm as its new executive chef. Patterson will be responsible for managing Shelburne Farms’ farm-to-table restaurant at the inn. “I’ve landed in the best place possible,” said Patterson. “As a chef, you’re constantly searching for the freshest, the most… Read More »