European delegation visits Shelburne

European delegation visits Shelburne

Shelburne recently hosted a group of European representatives as part of a program offered by the Vermont Council on World Affairs and the U.S. Department of State. The leaders represented the countries of Bosnia, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, and Romania. They met July 28 with local officials to discuss Shelburne’s tradition of student… Read More »

Pierson Library appoints new director

Pierson Library appoints new director

Kevin Unrath of South Burlington will be the new director of the Pierson Library, library trustees announced Friday. The board began hunting for a new director after Lara Keenan resigned to take a job with the state government. Since May, board member Cathy Townsend has functioned as the interim director. Unrath was previously the director… Read More »

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 »