Latest attempt to delay hazardous materials ordinance rejected

The Shelburne Selectboard rejected the latest calls on behalf of residents and businesses to either delay or revise a controversial newly enacted hazardous materials ordinance. The ordinance was approved, 3-2, on Aug. 8 despite serious objections and questions from some town officials, residents and well-known local businesses, including a few firms that said they might be forced… Read More »

Community Notes

Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival celebrates fall Saturday Shelburne Farms celebrates Vermont farm and food traditions all day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore a tent full of children’s activities, entertainers performing on multiple stages, and artisans sharing their skills and crafts. Visit with farm animals and take a horse-drawn hayride. Many local organizations… Read More »

Riding so others can race

Riding so others can race

Cyclists rolling in the 12th Annual Kelly Brush Ride sponsored by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations on last on Saturday. The annual ride, which starts and finishes in Middlebury and winds through the Champlain Valley, drew more than 800 cyclists and 40 adaptive athletes. The event raised more than $500,000 for adaptive sports and ski racing safety.

Picking a winner to “I Hate Hamlet”

Picking a winner to “I Hate Hamlet”

At this month’s Shelburne Players board meeting, members (left to right) Dan and Barbara Cimaglio, David Harcourt, and Bryon Schmidt pick the winner of the two free theater tickets from the Shelburne Day raffle. Thanks to all who stopped by our booth at the Farmer’s Market. Alison Ackert of Lincoln and a guest will get… Read More »

Honduran medical team visits local partners

Honduran medical team visits local partners

Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo welcomed the Honduran medical team who visited the Shelburne Farmers Market on Aug. 26. As part of a Hands to Honduras Tela medical exchange project, doctors Dioxana Catalina Lopez and Oscar Ivan Salinas Sanchez and a nurse, Karla Gricelda Duran Vargas, traveled from Tela, Honduras to spend 10 days in… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Davis Park tennis courts resurfacing schedule: The Davis Park tennis court resurfacing has begun. Next week, Sept. 18-24, the final three courts on the north side will be resurfaced leaving the three newly surfaced courts on the south side ready for use. Thank you for your patience while the courts are properly maintained making them… Read More »

Pierson Library News

Tonight – Minecraft Club Our Minecrafters in grades 5 and up are invited to join us every Thursday in September at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy snacks and Minecraft challenges in good company. Attendees must have Minecraft accounts. Please call ahead to reserve a computer. 985-5124 September is National Honey Month Check out our display dedicated to… Read More »

Social Services Committee seeking additional members

The Shelburne Town Social Services Committee is looking for two or more members. The role of the committee is to learn about social service needs in the community and distribute information. The objective is to address the social service needs of Shelburne residents through a variety of means and to support the agencies and organizations… Read More »

U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update

East side of the road is ready for traffic Project Location: U.S. Route 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles to the Ferry Road Intersection. Project is scheduled for completion in 2018. Expect traffic delays this week as traffic is shifted to the newly reconstructed section of U.S. 7. Between Wildwood West… Read More »

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