Shelburne Planning Commission Draft Agenda

Thursday, Feb. 26, 6pm Shelburne Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Approval of Agenda Commissioner Questions and Comments Work Session Continued Discussion of Form Based Zoning Proposal Approval of Minutes Feb. 12, 2015 Open to the Public Limited individual comment on subjects not included on agenda. Proposed Amendments to Zoning Bylaw Continuation of… Read More »

Residents dive into Shelburne history

Residents dive into Shelburne history

Freezing temperatures did not keep the standing room only crowd away from the Shelburne Historical Society’s (SHS) gathering at the Town Offices on Friday evening, Feb. 13. The planned event began with the election of officers of the newly revived SHS and concluded with a discussion by Christopher Sabick of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum… Read More »

report from montpelier

Update on education By Rep. Kate Webb Peter Drucker, the world-renowned management consultant and educator, once said “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” As we look to restructuring education funding, governance, and proficiency, Drucker’s words ring true. Our sense of community and culture here in Vermont is intimately tied to our local schools, and anything that… Read More »

Selectboard considers multiple issues during regular meeting

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard’s Feb. 10 meeting started early so members could go into executive session to consider possible litigation. Once the public portion of the meeting got underway, members faced a number of agenda items, including a public hearing for proposed amendments to zoning regulations and a discussion with State Representatives Joan… Read More »

The Readers Write

Corrections to last week’s letters to the editor As a member of the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Facilities Committee, I would like to correct some inaccuracies stated in letters to the editor in the Shelburne News last week, Feb. 12. In separate letters, writers indicated that roof and window replacement for SCS were estimated at $2… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Today! The Thursday Afternoon Movie is the PG rated “Book of Life.” Join us at 3:15pm for the film and popcorn to go with it. Next week, we will feature a special 1pm showing of the PG rated movie “Big Hero 6.” Mark this special time on your calendar. Red Clover/Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Discussion… Read More »

Vermont FEED seeks input for Farm to School Contest

Vermont FEED seeks input for Farm to School Contest

From garden parties to cooking contests, farm visits to Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) lessons, schools and organizations all over the Northeast are leading the country in innovative Farm to School programming. These activities integrate farm, food, and nutrition education into schools and communities, empowering children and their families to make informed food choices… Read More »