Shelburne Planning Commission Draft Agenda

Thursday, April 9, 6pm Shelburne Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Annual Organization Election of Chair Election of Vice Chair Approval of Agenda Commissioner Questions and Comments Form Based Zoning Work Session Discussion of Revisions to Sign Section Discussion of Schedule for Sunsetting Current Regulations Approval of Minutes March 26 Open to the… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Tonight! The Minecraft Club will be meeting again at 6:30pm, and will do so again on the 9th and 16th at the same time. Please register in advance because space is limited. This is for middle school students who like to build and collaborate in the world of Minecraft. Refreshments will be provided. Tonight! The… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: Terry Wetmore

Notable Neighbors: Terry Wetmore

by Sadie Williams This spring, Wind Ridge Publishing dusted off a desk for the newest member of its sales team, Terry Wetmore. The Vermont native comes on board as Advertising Director straight off the heels of a position at the Burlington Free Press as Automotive Account Executive, and couldn’t be happier with the opportunities presented… Read More »

Social Services Committee engages residents in community forum

By Tom Zenaty, Social Services Committee member A community forum held on March 19 regarding the needs of Shelburne’s children and families drew over 30 residents. Sponsored by the town’s Social Services Committee (SSC), the forum provided a rich exchange of information about the town’s more vulnerable citizens. Not only was the participation lively, it… Read More »

Kids invited to sign up for 4-H Pumpkin Challenge

It’s time to register for the Vermont 4-H Pumpkin Challenge, open to all kids ages 5 to 18 who want to grow giant pumpkins and win prizes this summer. Although the contest is sponsored by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H, membership in 4-H is not required. Neither is any gardening experience. Each participant will… Read More »

Waldorf School hosts lecture on cultivating original thinking in kids, educator Michael D’Aleo makes presentation April 8 in Shelburne

Waldorf School hosts lecture on cultivating original thinking in kids, educator Michael D’Aleo makes presentation April 8 in Shelburne

Want to move beyond memorization-based learning? Plan to attend the Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s dynamic lecturer and conversation with master science and technology teacher Michael D’Aleo on “Real Thinking: The Foundation for Engaged, Flexible, and Creative Kids.” Discover how to help cultivate original and innovative thinking in children. Every school wants to teach students how… Read More »

SCS Hands on Nature

SCS Hands on Nature

By Janet Franz You may not see deer grazing in the edges of Shelburne’s woods and fields, but the deer are surely there. Students at Shelburne Community School can tell you how to detect these bashful creatures. “They make footprints in the snow,” suggests Charlotte Chant, a first grader on team Firefly. “See their poop!”… Read More »

SCS News & Views: Holler for the HoloLens!

SCS News & Views: Holler for the HoloLens!

By Luke Sweeney, SCS 8th Grade Intern Do you know what holograms are? They are (and I quote) “a three-dimensional image formed by the interference of light beams from a laser or other coherent light source.” Which if you would like me to translate that into English is a 3D figure that is made up… Read More »

Sharing stories of history for the future

Sharing stories of history for the future

By Dr. Donald Robinson A group at Wake Robin decided to publish a book of World War II stories of 65 of its residents in 2006. This was considered a gift to their children and grandchildren – and to all future generations – because the years were starting to winnow the ranks of the storytellers.… Read More »

CVU girls basketball has a Hoosier at the helm

CVU girls basketball has a Hoosier at the helm

By Mal Boright In the past three seasons, the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School girls’ basketball has risen from a solid competitive program to record-setting heights under the direction of Ute Otley, who hails from Indiana where the sport is the personification of preoccupation. And the coach is making sure that basketball’s deep roots… Read More »