People asked to be on the lookout for missing dog

People asked to be on the lookout for missing dog

By EILEEN O’GRADY A 60-pound neutered brown shepherd mix named Lonny ran away from his foster home in Burlington on July 18 and his foster parents are asking people in the Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg area to be on the lookout for their dog. Signs with his photo have popped up in recent days to… Read More »

Green burial advocate to explain natural “green” burials

Green burial advocate to explain natural “green” burials

The Shelburne Cemetery Commission has invited a special guest tonight to discuss “green” burials – environmentally friendly interments that have as little impact as possible on the natural environment. The commission hopes members of the public will attend to learn alongside them about green burials as they consider whether Shelburne should allowing the practice in… Read More »

Trad Camp: Teaching community through music

Summer vacation brings a halt to the responsibilities of classes, homework, and extracurricular activities and the prospect of warm, sunny days with no mandatory obligations for students. But for some kids, not being in school means missing out on the cohesiveness of a community, the guidance of a mentor, and the feeling of being part… Read More »

Planning Commission seeks applicants by Monday Jan. 8

The Shelburne Town Planning Commission needs to fill a vacancy as soon as possible. Last week, the commission was unable to hold its bimonthly meeting due to a lack of quorum. The commission has been down a member since Nov. 14 when former Vice Chair Jaime Heins was appointed to the Shelburne Selectboard filling an… Read More »

Fire hits Falls Road home

Firefighters from five departments fought a Christmas Eve house fire on Falls Road that investigators determined was caused by a basement pellet stove, fire officials said Wednesday. The call came in at 5:15 p.m. Sunday after a neighbor reportedly noticed flames on the porch of the house, a small white farmhouse located near the LaPlatte… Read More »

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