Country Christmas Loft keeps traditions alive

Country Christmas Loft keeps traditions alive

Deb and Steve Mayfield had spent over 40 years in retail when the couple moved to Vermont 15 years ago. Deb took some time off to be a stay-at-home mother, but the lure of retail proved irresistible and in 2007, the couple purchased the Shelburne Country Store. Last May, the Mayfields took a second big… Read More »

Flying Pig celebrates its 20th anniversary

Flying Pig celebrates its 20th anniversary

Two decades ago, Elizabeth Bluemle saw a “For Lease” sign on a little building in Charlotte. Ten weeks later, she and her best friend Josie Leavitt were co-owners of a bookstore. On Nov. 23, that bookstore, The Flying Pig, officially turned 20 years old. What started with 6,500 children’s books in an 850-square-foot building in… Read More »

Annual holiday fair at Waldorf School

Annual holiday fair at Waldorf School

With Thanksgiving just passed, the holiday season is now underway. Along with it come holiday fairs. The Lake Champlain Waldorf School will be holding its annual Holiday Fair on Dec. 2 and 3 at its Turtle Lane campus. As in previous years, Friday evening is focused on adults and older teens with an artisan market.… Read More »

DRB agenda

Draft Agenda Shelburne Development Review Board Wednesday Dec. 7, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1   1. CALL TO ORDER (7pm) 2. PUBLIC COMMENT (7:05pm) Topics not otherwise included in agenda. 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10pm) Oct. 19, 2016, Nov. 2, 2016 , Nov. 16, 2016 4. APPLICATION DR16-12 AND CU16-08 (7:15pm) Application by Matthew… Read More »

Meetings in Town

Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* The Town Offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas Holiday Regular Schedule Development Review Board 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 7pm in MR 1 Dog Park Committee 1st Monday 6pm MR 2 Selectboard 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7pm in MR 1… Read More »

Bringing holiday cheer to area seniors

Bringing holiday cheer to area seniors

The holidays are a time to celebrate the joy and warmth of the season with friends and family. In Shelburne, the local Home Instead Senior Care® office is inviting the community to celebrate with area seniors who may be alone during the holiday season. The Home Instead Senior Care office serving Chittenden and surrounding counties… Read More »

Lamprey treatment concludes in LaPlatte

Lamprey treatment concludes in LaPlatte

A couple of weeks ago, workers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service treated the LaPlatte River with TFM, a lampricide or pesticide used to kill sea lamprey larvae. Monitoring of water for TFM levels in the river and Lake Champlain, which commenced when treatment began, ended this Monday, with no TFM detected in raw… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Shelburne’s Annual Tree Lighting & Carol Singing: Friday, Dec. 2 on the Village Green Caroling will begin at 5:45pm on the Village Green, with the Tree Lighting at 6pm followed by Santa’s arrival. After the tree lighting, kids can visit with Santa and enjoy hot beverages and refreshments in the Town Hall. A craft for kids… Read More »

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