Medley of Mozart and business

Medley of Mozart and business

There was standing room only as about 100 patrons filled the Trapp Family Lodge’s Mozart Room last week to listen to young musicians spending their summer as music fellows in Vermont. Later that night, four other Mozart musicians gathered to play at Manhattan Pizza & Pub in downtown Burlington. “We were spread a little thin… Read More »

Lawyer: Town cannot outlaw head shops

Vermont’s legalization of recreational marijuana for personal use has raised many questions for municipalities and local law enforcement, and Shelburne is no exception. Tuesday evening’s Selectboard meeting included a discussion of some of the questions local officials are facing regarding how to remain vigilant when it comes to substance abuse. Last month the Selectboard asked… Read More »

Pierson Library makes way for construction

This week, about two dozen volunteers at Pierson Library are putting books into boxes, loading them onto carts, and stacking them into a moving truck for a half-mile ride before unloading them again across Harbor Road at the Shelburne Field House. The Pierson Library move is finally underway. The village center project has been talked… Read More »

Flynn tour visits Charlotte gardens

Flynn tour visits Charlotte gardens

Every year hundreds of people converge in one Vermont town to tour eight exceptional home gardens. Along the way, visitors use a guide written by tour organizers with the histories of the gardens, maps and every detail tour-goers may need. Participants often carry notebooks and cameras to chronicle plant varieties and settings, and record inspirations.… Read More »

Committee hopes to land new town manager by fall

The search for a new Shelburne town manager took a key step forward Tuesday with the Selectboard approving the search committee’s choice for a recruiting firm to help find and screen applicants. If all goes as planned, the Selectboard should have a list of finalists for the position in three to four months, according to… Read More »

‘The List’ author Siskind worries about autocracy, democracy

‘The List’ author Siskind worries about autocracy, democracy

Rains last Wednesday evening couldn’t dampen the mood of dozens of people gathered at Shelburne Vineyards for a Hope in 2018 event organized by Shelburne Democrats. After all, the speaker was the nationally acclaimed writer and activist Amy Siskind. “It’s appropriate given the past 48 hours,” said Siskind, referring to President Trump’s upcoming visit with… Read More »

Planners look for town plan photos

Planners look for town plan photos

The Shelburne Planning Commission is looking for photos to put in the town’s comprehensive plan. The commission is gearing up to work on a total rewrite of the plan. Members of the committee want community members to illustrate the story of the town. Photo topics include growth and development, housing, child care, energy, transportation, natural… Read More »

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