Shelburne Historical Society dives into history Feb. 13

Shelburne Historical Society dives into history Feb. 13

On Friday, Feb. 13 at Shelburne Town Center Christopher Sabick, Archaeological Director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, will present a program that reveals the deep, watery secrets of Shelburne Bay. The event, sponsored by the Shelburne Historical Society, begins at 6:30pm and is open to the public. There will be a brief meeting before… Read More »

Report from Montpelier

Report from Montpelier

By Representative Joan Lenes In previous articles, I have mentioned a different level of collaboration and problem solving I am witnessing this session. It is not that this was not the case before, but I see a different approach, thinking differently about existing problems – the sometimes too widely used cliché of “thinking outside the… Read More »

Local youth group donates 600 cans to Shelburne Food Shelf

Local youth group donates 600 cans to Shelburne Food Shelf

Trinity Church celebrated another Super Bowl Sunday with Soup-er Sunday on Feb. 1. Before the Patriots and Seahawks kicked off, the youth group challenged a team of adults to a Can-struction building contest as in years past. A volunteer panel judged the teams on the most interesting, durable, tall, and nutritionally-balanced creation made from canned… Read More »

The Readers Write

Vote no on school bond Yes, we Shelburne voters have a history of supporting quality education. And yes, we understand the need for bonding $2 million for important school deferred maintenance needs. But to tack on another $9 million for a major change to the school structure and lump the two together as one bond… Read More »

Brick paver orders extended due to popular demand

Brick paver orders extended due to popular demand

Due to its overwhelming popularity, orders for the brick pavers for the Veteran’s Memorial in Shelburne have been extended. Now community members can order a brick paver until Feb. 28. For only $100, residents may honor a veteran of any war. Veterans do not have to live in Shelburne but they must have ties to… Read More »

A Book Review by Gene Schinto

A Book Review by Gene Schinto

“Cartwheel” by Jennifer du Bois Jennifer du Bois’ brilliant novel was inspired by the real-life Amanda Knox, the American student in Italy accused of murder. The author assures us that her story of Lily Hayes in Buenos Aires is fictional, and astonishing fiction is. Lily and Katy, not yet twenty-one, are American roommates studying abroad.… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Today! Our younger patrons are invited to attend Movie Afternoon at 3:15pm to watch the PG rated movie “Nut Job” which follows the adventures of a squirrel who helps his friends raid a nut store. Popcorn will be served. Library closed for Presidents Day: Don’t forget to stock up on books, audiobooks, and DVDs for… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Call 985-9551 for Program and Registration information or visit our website. The Recreation Office will be closed on Monday, Feb. 16 for Presidents’ Day. NEW* Alternative Energy Science Camp: Limited spots left! Join this new hands-on learning fun camp for kids in grades 3-6 instructed by Bob Gurwicz. Campers will investigate the science of forces and motion,… Read More »