Shelburne, Charlotte plan candidate forums Feb. 20

Although there are few contests on the March Town Meeting Day ballots in Charlotte and Shelburne, both communities will host candidate forums Feb. 20 for voters. • In Charlotte, the Grange is organizing a Candidate’s Night forum at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Senior Center. • In Shelburne, the three main political party committees –… Read More »


A proposal to create a regional dispatch center is on the March 6 Town Meeting Day ballot to gauge public support for Shelburne’s involvement in planning a new system for dispatching emergency services in Chittenden County. The Shelburne selectboard would vote to commit funds and personnel in the future. A report in the Feb. 8… Read More »

Ceremony, reception planned for new chief

The Town of Shelburne will hold an official open house and ceremony to mark Aaron Noble’s recent promotion to the rank of police chief for the Shelburne Police Department. Town Manager Joe Colangelo announced a public meet and greet for Feb. 22 at Shelburne Museum’s Pizzagalli Center from 4 to 7 p.m. A special pinning… Read More »

Pierson Library News

Call the library at 985-5124 with questions or to register in advance for programs. Today: Movie Afternoon Drop by the library after school for a showing of the PG-rated “Captain Underpants.” Enjoy the movie and free popcorn with friends. On Thursday, February 22, we will be showing the PG-rated “Smurfs: The Lost Village.” Tonight: Minecraft… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Me & My Guy Dance is Friday. Don’t miss out on this special event for girls in grades K-5 and their special adult guy (dad, uncle, grandfather, etc.). Top Hat Entertainment will provide fun dance music and their very popular photo booth again this year. Treats, music and fun! Tickets: $20 per couple, $5 per… Read More »

Service learning challenge accepted

Service learning challenge accepted

Shelburne students taking part in Destination Imagination recently completed a service learning challenge project. The team visited the Committee on Temporary Shelter Waystation with their fourth-grade class at Shelburne Community School in the fall and were inspired to choose homelessness as their topic. During the holidays, went door-to-door caroling, collecting donations. The team raised $550… Read More »

Bear raises $2,775 for Make-A-Wish

Bidding in an online auction of a unique Vermont Teddy Bear Valentine’s bear topped out at $4,050 last week, netting $2,775 for Make-A-Wish Vermont, according to the bear manufacturer. That’s the remainder after the company deducts its production costs for the special high-end bear, explained Bear Brand Manager Abigail Temeles. This was the third year… Read More »

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