Safety Spot

School visits By Jim Buell, 2nd Asst. Chief Shelburne Fire Dept. The fire department visited the schools these past two weeks. Talk with your child about the programs that they participated in with the fire department. We encourage all to discuss and then as a family participate in the same actives. For those children in […]

Presidential election voter registration information

Voter registration ends Nov. 2 at 5pm. The last day to register to vote for the General Election is Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5pm. The General Election is Nov. 8. The Town encourages anyone who registered through the Motor Vehicle Voter System to check with the Town Clerk’s office before the deadline to make sure […]

ChampBots take over Lake Champlain last weekend

ChampBots take over Lake Champlain last weekend

‘Champ’ was alive and well last weekend at the fifth annual Champlain Mini-Maker Faire held at Shelburne Farms. Over two thousand people attended The Maker Faire which brings together families and individuals as they celebrate the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset while showcasing all kinds of incredible projects. iBots, a team  comprised of Alex Lasante and John […]

Selectboard introduces new Town Clerk, update on Bay Road Corridor project

Selectboard members showed their spirit at their Sept. 27 meeting–showing up in attire and with paraphernalia from a variety of sports teams. Town Manager Joe Colangelo had masterminded the spirited exercise and had encouraged attendees to the meeting to dress accordingly. The meeting was the setting for a public introduction of Diana Vachon, the new […]

Development Review Board considers Webster Road development

Many residents of the Webster Road neighborhood turned out for the Development Review Board (DRB) meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21 for the Sketch Plan Review of a nine-lot subdivision at 93 Webster Road. Under the application, the existing home would be converted into a duplex, and six single-family lots, one duplex lot, and an open […]

Larval sea lamprey find a foothold in the LaPlatte River

Larval sea lamprey find a foothold in the LaPlatte River

Note: This is the second of a two-part story about sea lampreys and pesticide treatment in the LaPlatte River. Sea lampreys are prehistoric-looking beasts, snakelike, with round mouths full of rows of sharp teeth. They are invasive – or maybe they’re not. They wound other fish, including game species like salmon and trout, to feed […]

The readers write

A World without suicide Please join hundreds of us as we walk in unified solidarity to erase the stigma around suicide and as we help those in need this Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, at Oakledge Park- Upper Shelter (Flynn Ave.) at 11:30am. You can find out more at There is a suicide in Vermont every […]

Meetings in town

October 2016   Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Changes/additions for Oct. 2016: The Town Offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 10 for Columbus Day The Water Commission has changed their meeting to the 1st Monday in the Town Manager’s Office at 5pm. The Bikes & Paths Committee has changed their […]

News from the Pierson Library

We have a lot of interesting programs planned for Oct. so be sure to pick up a copy of our calendar at the front desk when you are next in the library. Story Time & Crafts with Caitlin: Join our Youth Library Assistant Caitlin every Monday morning at 10:30am for a program even our very […]

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