Massachusetts man drowns at Point Bay Marina

A 64-year-old man was found dead in the water at Point Bay Marina on Thompson’s Point in Charlotte Saturday night, according to Vermont State Police. David Clement of Pittsfield, Mass. was returning his boat to its slip at the marina when officials say he fell into the water and drowned. State Police from the Williston… Read More »

Flo Meiler competes, medals in National and Vermont Senior Games

Flo Meiler competes, medals in National and Vermont Senior Games

It’s been a busy summer for record-setting Shelburne senior athlete Flo Meiler. The 83-year-old track and field star has cleaned up at the National Senior Games and the Vermont Senior Games, and she has an international competition next month. In June, Meiler competed in 11 track and field events throughout the five-day national competition in… Read More »

Lewis Creek Assoc. director honored with environmental award

Lewis Creek Assoc. director honored with environmental award

Shelburne resident Marty Illick was recognized yesterday for her dedication to local watersheds with the eighth annual Green Mountain Power Zetterstrom Environmental Award. Illick and the Lewis Creek Association, of which she is the executive director, were honored at a ceremony at the Vermont State Fish and Wildlife Fishing Access in Shelburne. The award is… Read More »

Sidewalk construction projects start this week

Two different sidewalk construction projects are expected to begin next week on U.S. Route 7 and Falls Road in Shelburne, according to Director of Administration Ann Janda. When completed, the two sidewalks will close significant gaps in the town sidewalk networks, and will help connect pedestrians to two important local destinations. On Route 7, 600… Read More »

Second salt shed to be filled this week

Second salt shed to be filled this week

The new Vermont Railway salt transfer facility off Shelburne Road was bustling with activity on Monday afternoon, as a railway train delivered hundreds of tons of road salt to add to the growing piles in the sheds. Rail cars lined up on the section of diverted track on the east side of the property, and… Read More »

Shelburne’s fight with Vermont Railway loses steam

The aftermath of last month’s federal District Court decision favoring Vermont Railway Inc. over the Town of Shelburne has been a quiet affair in the town where only a year ago the issue stirred protests and community action. The Selectboard meeting Tuesday evening was the board’s first since the ruling, but not a single community… Read More »

Summer food program helps put meals on all tables

Summer food program helps put meals on all tables

Folding tables were piled high with boxes of food in the side hallway of the Shelburne Community School gymnasium on a rainy Thursday afternoon last week. Stacks of soup cans and pyramids of peanut butter jars covered one tabletop, while two long low coolers were filled with eggs and yogurt cups. Round green cantaloupes balanced… Read More »

Shelburne Museum has the skinny on local food

Shelburne Museum has the skinny on local food

Once a novelty in Vermont’s local food scene, the Skinny Pancake has been methodically extending its reach across Vermont, most recently planting its flag at Shelburne Museum. Formerly known as the Shelburne Museum Café, the on-site concession situated at the center of the famous folk-art museum has officially been renamed the Local Food Court. But… Read More »

Shelburne awarded ecosystem restoration grant

Shelburne awarded ecosystem restoration grant

The Town of Shelburne has been awarded a grant of $12,395 from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to help fund stormwater system improvements on Brook Lane. The grant will pay for the town to replace 260 feet of failing stormwater pipe with 260 feet of perforated pipe, stone lining, and two catch basins, according… Read More »

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