Open house retirement party for Colleen Haag

Open house retirement party for Colleen Haag

For nearly 35 years, Colleen Haag has served as Shelburne’s town clerk and treasurer. To honor Haag’s years of service, the town of Shelburne is hosting an open house retirement party at the Pizzagalli Center for Art & Education on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 4pm to 7pm. All are welcome to attend.

Public alert system deployed for sewage releases into Vermont lakes and rivers

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has launched a new public alert system that enables subscribers to receive email or text message notifications when sewage and unpermitted discharges release into Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and ponds. “We are pleased to launch this new system. It will allow Vermonters to have prompt notification of potential threats to […]

Route 7 reconstruction updates

East Thompson’s Point Road to the Charlotte Berry Farm Crews will continue constructing the detour for the spring 2017 work. 5866 Ethan Allen Highway to East Thompson’s Point Road Crews will continue reconstructing Route 7 where the detour was located. Existing material is being removed and replaced with new select material. Crews may start installing new […]

Development Review Board continues hearing on Champlain Housing Trust appeal

Development Review Board continues hearing on Champlain Housing Trust appeal

At the Aug. 17 Development Review Board meeting, attorneys representing the Town of Shelburne and Champlain Housing Trust questioned officials from the housing trust about Harbor Place, a former Econo Lodge now operated to provide emergency housing for people in need. In October 2015, the Town of Shelburne issued a Notice of Violation to the […]

Plan developing to manage traffic on Falls Road and Marsett Road

Plan developing to manage traffic on Falls Road and Marsett Road

Traffic may be getting a bit calmer on Falls Road and Marsett Road soon. At least, that is the hope of area residents. In recent months, residents have shared concerns with the Selectboard about pedestrian and traffic safety in Shelburne Village. Of special note are Falls Road and Marsett Road, which were the focus of […]

Compassionate caregiving: Arbors aide is national award finalist

Compassionate caregiving: Arbors aide is national award finalist

Janet Wheelock, a personal care aide at The Arbors at Shelburne, received honorable mention for the 2016 National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year award this year. The annual award recognizes health care professionals from across the country who exemplify extraordinary devotion and compassion in caring for their patients. Wheelock, who resides in Colchester, was nominated […]

News from the Pierson Library

Friday Open Play: Our younger patrons are invited to join us on Friday, Aug. 26 at 10:30am for another session of open play. Little ones can string a noodle necklace, decorate a sticker page, or take part in another simple game or craft. No registration needed. Fiber Arts Friday: Members of the Embroiderers’ Guild will […]

PARKS and REC NEWS

Fall classes and programs will be available on our website next week. Watch for the hard copy of the Fall/Winter Program Brochure in the Sept. 1 issue of the Shelburne News. Kindergarten soccer: Mini-Mites Mini-Mites is a fun, instructional soccer program for kindergarteners. The program curriculum includes fun ball-mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training between players, […]

Meetings in Town

Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Changes/additions for August: The Shelburne Natural Resources & Conservation Committee originally scheduled for the second Wednesday has been changed to Monday, Aug. 29 at 7pm in MR 2. The Social Services Committee (the 4th Wednesday) has permanently changed the meeting time from 5 to 6:30pm. […]

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