When Val talks, Shelburne listens

Longtime Food Shelf Director Val Martel placed a call to the Shelburne News a week ago with a plea to townspeople for funds to help residents in need this summer. “I just got off the phone with a social worker that is working with three Shelburne families,” Martel explained. “Unfortunately the need is for cash,… Read More »

Historic photography exhibit moves to Town Hall offices

Historic photography exhibit moves to Town Hall offices

During the Town’s 250th Anniversary Celebration Aug. 16-18, 2013, the photography exhibit, above, was on display on the CTC ferryboat “Cruise Into History” on Friday night, and lined the walls of the Covered Bridge at the Shelburne Museum over the weekend. Ann Hogan and Sara Blum organized the display for the Cruise, with artistic help… Read More »

Partners in Adventure Camp gets new trike

Ari DiMaio takes his dad, Enzo DiMaio on a test drive on the new recumbent trike destined for Partners In Adventure (PIA) camp. PIA will open its 15th season providing empowering opportunities for children and young adults with disabilities this year. The acquisition of the new trike was made possible through a grant donation.

VRPA offers plenty of close-to-home family fun this summer

The Vermont Recreation and Parks Association (VRPA) is pleased to announce its partnership with 38 Vermont communities to offer deeply discounted amusement park tickets to the Bromley Mountain Adventure Park in Manchester; Great Escape/Splashwater Kingdom in Lake George, N.Y.; and “Six Flags New England” in Agawam, Mass. How would you like to save up to… Read More »

Honor a Shelburne veteran with engraved brick

Honor a Shelburne veteran with engraved brick

The Town of Shelburne understands the sacrifices made by every man and woman, both home and abroad, who has endured in the name of our country. That’s why a committee of Shelburne Veterans has made plans for a memorial to be constructed on the Parade Green and approved by the Design Review Board. Featuring a… Read More »

Longtime police officers retire

Longtime police officers retire

Police officers Chris Morrell and Buck, partners for 10 years, were recognized for their years of service to the Shelburne Police Department at a Selectboard meeting on Tuesday, June 24. “Chris, you are a man of integrity and honesty and Buck is a very good police dog,” praised Selectboard Chair Gary von Stange to those… Read More »

SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP) recently announced its latest awards in the amount of $23,600 in community grants. To date over $490,000 has been distributed to nonprofits organizations serving residents in the towns of Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg since 2004. The funds are generated by the sale of gently used clothing, art, jewelry, home… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Today! Fizz, Boom, READ! The summer reading program kick-off party is today at 1pm. First, become young scientists, snap on your goggles, and participate in fun experiments and crafts. Later, pick up your summer reading journal to track the number of pages you read over the summer. Sign up for our competition. The student in… Read More »

Fawns are arriving

Fawns are arriving

The Vermont Fish &Wildlife Department says deer fawns are being born now and asks that people avoid disturbing or picking them up. Most deer fawns are born during the first and second weeks of June, according to Vermont deer biologist Adam Murkowski. Murkowski says it is best to keep your distance because the fawn’s mother… Read More »

Back to the Beach makes successful return

Back to the Beach makes successful return

According to Shelburne Parks and Recreation Department’s Director Betsy Cieplicki this year’s Back to the Beach Night was one of the largest on record. Hundreds of community members attended the annual event to enjoy near perfect weather, fine food, and social time with their neighbors last Tuesday night at Shelburne Beach. During the event, a… Read More »