DRB agenda

Development Review Board Draft Agenda Wednesday, July 16, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Application CU05-05R4 & SP08-01R2 (Continued) Application by John Koerner for Conditional Use and Site Plan approval for a restaurant and enclosed light manufacturing located within an existing structure. Property at… Read More »

Purchase a brick paver, honor a veteran

Purchase a brick paver, honor a veteran

Community members are urged to stop by the Veterans Memorial booth at the Farmers Market this Saturday from 9am-1pm to order a personalized engraved brick paver. The pavers are a design feature of the Memorial and a fundraising effort in support of its construction. Brick pavers, at a cost of $100 each, may be ordered… Read More »

Shelburne property tax rate set for 2015

The Shelburne Selectboard met Thursday morning, July 3 to set the FY2015 Shelburne Property Tax Rate. The homestead tax rate was set at $1.8085 while the non-residential rate was set at $1.8775, increases of 4.6 percent and 5.2 percent respectively. Shelburne property tax payers will pay $80 more for residential property taxes and $92 more… Read More »

Butterfly garden nears completion

Butterfly garden nears completion

The butterfly garden outside the Pierson Library, above, is progressing at a brisk pace thanks to the efforts of numerous staff and volunteers. After the final setting of the stone walkway, which will take place over the next few weeks, the garden will be complete.  

CVU Class of 1969 plans reunion

The Champlain Valley Union Class of 1969 is holding a 45-year reunion on Saturday Aug. 2. In addition to members of the Class of 1969, members of the class of 1968 and 1970 and other classes of that vintage are invited to attend. For more information please contact Jeff Isham via email at jisham@madriver.com or… Read More »

SCS Board meeting tackles mixed bag

By Gail Callahan As the 2014 fiscal year drew to a close the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board decided against authorizing funds earmarked for legal expenses to clear hurdles on property the School District owns. In fact, the Board voted unanimously to reject approving up to $5,000 to clear up deed restrictions on a Longmeadow… Read More »


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. Michael Schechner of Shelburne was among more than 1,000 students who made the Dean’s List in the spring 2014 semester. Becker College, Worcester, Mass. Robert Street of Shelburne was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester. Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Madeline Waxler of Shelburne, member of the Class… Read More »

Organic dairy workshops offered to farmers

A series of workshops will be offered throughout the summer for organic farmers interested in learning how to make the most of their forages. The summer organic dairy series is a collaboration of the University of Vermont Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Program and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT). Each event is… Read More »

The future of engineering: FIRST things first

By Sam Crites, SCS eighth grader With all of the new technology and resources that are coming into play, the scale of engineering and technology is getting more and more massive all the time. But it will be the next generation that will have the chance to harness and fill this gap. How can we… Read More »