SCHIP winter grant deadline

SCHIP winter grant deadline

The winter deadline for SCHIP grant applications is Tuesday, Jan. 31. Since SCHIP began making grants in 2003, the resale shop located in the center of Shelburne has awarded over $400,000 to area organizations. Over the years, many nonprofits have used their awarded funds to continue their mission to improve the lives of our neighbors… Read More »

Petitions for Town Meeting, March 7

Petitions are available for Town and School Officers at the Town Clerk’s Office. In order to get on the ballot for Town Meeting Day on March 7, candidates must get 30 signatures on the petitions from Shelburne residents who are registered to vote in Shelburne. Petitions are due back in the Clerk’s office by Monday, Jan.… Read More »

DRB agenda

Draft Agenda Shelburne Development Review Board Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7pm Town  Center Meeting Room 1 (Agenda items subject to change prior to meeting date) 1. CALL TO ORDER (7pm) 2. PUBLIC COMMENT (7:05pm) Topics not otherwise included in agenda. 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10pm) •Jan. 4, 2017 4. DESIGN REVIEW APPLICATION(S) (7:15pm) 5. APPLICATION SUB04-10R1… Read More »

Report from Montpelier

Report from Montpelier

By Reps. Kate Webb and Jessica Brumsted On Jan. 4, we took our oath of office to serve in the Vermont House of Representatives, with Kate representing a little over half of Shelburne in Chittenden 5-1 and Jessica representing the remainder of Shelburne, as well as St George in Chittenden 5-2. This oath is significant… Read More »

Bald eagle survey taking place this weekend

Bald eagle survey taking place this weekend

Whether you are an avid birder expectantly clutching binoculars, or a casual dogwalker just out for a stroll, the sudden sight of a bald eagle soaring past can be a thrilling encounter – especially so in Vermont, where the majestic birds remain endangered. Bald eagles, with their distinctive black bodies and white heads, are an… Read More »

Charlotte-Essex, N.Y. ferry crossing closes for construction

Charlotte-Essex, N.Y. ferry crossing closes for construction

The Charlotte-Essex, N.Y. Lake Champlain Ferry crossing will be closed for nearly two weeks while the company performs maintenance. The work began Jan. 9 on the Essex, N.Y. ramp and is set to run until Jan. 21, according to Lake Champlain Ferries Operations Manager Heather Stewart, who said the Essex crossing’s ramp and surrounding area… Read More »

Community Bulletin Board

Construction of the Spear Street waterline replacement Whenever a water main shutdown is scheduled, the Town will try to notify customers as far in advance as possible. Residents should expect that there will be unexpected shutdowns with no notification, which will be as limited as possible. The town offices will be closed on Monday, Jan.… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Library tribute video: As we enter 2017, our hearts overflow with gratitude for the love shared by the Shelburne community for the Pierson Library. It is an honor to serve you and we are very grateful for your many contributions all year long. Your support is truly amazing. We wish you health and happiness in… Read More »

Meetings in town

Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Changes/additions for January 2017: Town Holiday – Town Offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 16. The Cemetery Commission has added a monthly meeting (the 3rd Thursday at 7pm in the Staff Room). The Bikes & Paths Committee will meet at 6pm on Jan. 16 only.… Read More »

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