Primary Election date fast approaches

With the Primary Election three business days away, Secretary of State Jim Condos would like to remind all Vermonters about the importance of voting. Please note the important upcoming deadlines below: Primary Election: The 2014 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26. All polls in Vermont open between 5 and 10 a.m. and… Read More »

Selectboard Agenda

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda Aug. 26, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Consider Approval of the Minutes of Aug. 12, 2014* Citizen Participation and Public Comments Selectboard Comment Town Manager’s Report Discussion and Review with the Tree Advisory Committee Consider Selectboard Response to The Lodge at… Read More »

Shelburne Police Department wins Law Enforcement Challenge

Shelburne Police Department wins Law Enforcement Challenge

The Vermont Law Enforcement Challenge committee selected the Town of Shelburne’s Police Department as the first place finisher in the 2014 Vermont Law Enforcement Challenge at a banquet at DoubleTree by Hilton on Aug. 6. Established 14 years ago, the challenge encourages a friendly competition between law enforcement and its participation in highway safety initiatives… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Notice: Parks & Recreation Committee meeting on Monday, Aug 25 at 6:30pm in the Town Center. The meeting agenda can be found online. Kindergarten Soccer Registration is Open: A fun, instructional soccer program for kindergarteners! The program curriculum includes fun ball mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training… Read More »

Selectboard tackles issues at late summer meeting

By Heather McKim At the Aug. 12 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, member Toni Supple gave an update on conversations she had with experts regarding cyanobacteria, frequently referred to as “blue-green algae,” in the towns’ water. “Happy to report we probably have some of the cleanest water in the country,” Supple said. Supple added that… Read More »

Ride with Ronald to the Rutland State Fair Sept. 6: Train ride benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities

The Ronald McDonald House of Burlington would like everyone to enjoy the summer’s grand finale and ride the rails to the Rutland State Fair. Thanks to the support of Vermont Rail Systems, attendees of the Rutland State Fair, as well as train enthusiasts from Chittenden and Addison Counties, will be able to ride Ronald McDonald’s… Read More »

The Readers Write

Vote for Ed Cafferty Aug. 26 I hope that you will support my friend, Ed Cafferty, in the primary election on Aug. 26. Ed is a Democratic Candidate for Sheriff of Chittenden County. Chittenden County residents need a strong leader as Sheriff. They need a leader who will take on today’s challenges and actively work… Read More »

Library News

Summer Reading Logs Due Tonight! Don’t miss out on a chance to win an e-reader! Return your summer reading log by 8pm tonight to be eligible for the contest. Other prizes will be awarded to everyone who returns a log. Bike Commuting Workshop Tonight! Local Motion will be conducting a free workshop tonight at 7pm… Read More »

Inheritance choices: what will you leave behind?

by Antoine Williams One of the most challenging aspects of planning an inheritance is that families are complicated. American families are varied throughout the country but their members tend to fall into one or more of a few broad categories. According to the Key Findings Report in the 2014 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and… Read More »

Alzheimer’s Association kicks off Walk To End Alzheimer’s®: Local named Salute to Senior Service® award winner

Alzheimer’s Association kicks off Walk To End Alzheimer’s®: Local named Salute to Senior Service® award winner

The Alzheimer’s Association invites Vermont residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Shelburne Museum in Shelburne. Additional community Walks are scheduled in Bennington, Brattleboro, Rutland, and Saint Johnsbury. To launch the statewide Walk season, the… Read More »