News from the Pierson Library

Best wishes to all from the Pierson Library staff. We are planning a number of new programs and special events for 2015. Watch this space for details soon. Green Mountain Audubon Presentation on “Chasing Chickens – Colorado Grouse” by Eric Hynes. Please join us on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 6:30pm to learn about what are… Read More »

DRB agenda

Development Review Board Draft Agenda Wednesday, Jan. 7, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 NOTE: This draft agenda was prepared early due to the holiday publishing schedule. Any items that are continued from the Dec. 17 DRB meeting will also be included on this agenda. Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in… Read More »

Selectboard continues town budget discussions, community input encouraged, talks ongoing

By Heather McKim Shelburne Selectboard members met with department heads at a special meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 17 in the interest of limiting increases in the Fiscal Year 2016 town budget. Before hearing from department heads, board members conducted a second reading of the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Ordinance. A warning of a public… Read More »

The Readers Write

Bright Light’s Project gets green light An activism project for the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School class Money, Energy and Power titled “Bright Light’s Project” is aimed at benefiting the Hinesburg community. The traffic light at the intersection of CVU Road/Shelburne Falls Road and Route 116 has been identified as a system that can… Read More »

Publicly funded pre-k information offered to residents

Chittenden South Supervisory Union (CSSU) offers publicly funded pre-kindergarten (pre-k) for children between the ages of 3 and 5 who reside in the towns of Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, St. George, and Williston for the 2015-16 school year. What is publicly funded pre-k education? Publicly funded pre-k is defined as: Ten hours per week (for 35… Read More »

EF Exchange students celebrate holidays in Shelburne

EF Exchange students celebrate holidays in Shelburne

While many dates are celebrated in December and January as part of the holiday season, Christmas in many cultures is not as overwhelming and less about gift giving and glitz and more about being with family and friends, and sharing good food. EF High School Exchange Year students attending Champlain Valley Union High School prepared… Read More »

Local named Vermont Arts Council Board trustee

Local named Vermont Arts Council Board trustee

The Vermont Arts Council Board welcomed four new trustees including Lee Krohn of Shelburne, Stacey Glazer, Nicole Nelson, and Edmond Strainchamps on Oct. 21. The newly named trustees bring a wealth of experience to the important role of stewarding public funding of the arts in Vermont. “These four new trustees contribute to the board diverse… Read More »

redhawks recap

Redhawks extends winning streak to 51 In a rematch of last year’s D-I state final, Champlain Valley pulled away from Rice in the fourth quarter, thanks to Sadie Otley, for a 47-35 victory Friday night in girls high school basketball action in South Burlington. Otley contributed 13 points after sitting much of the first half… Read More »

CVU Athletic Director Kevin Riell: an appreciation

CVU Athletic Director Kevin Riell: an appreciation

By Mal Boright The shocking sudden passing last week of Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High Director of Student Activities (athletic director) Kevin Riell leaves a saddened CVU and community at large with an emptiness that is sure to be with us a long time. Riell, a Shelburne resident, was the consummate professional and a warm… Read More »