Community Bulletin Board

New Alternatives Presentation: Bay Road Mobility Study: May 9, 6pm: Shelburne received a grant to work with the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) on a feasibility study to address bicycling and walking facilities on Bay Road. Increasing the use of alternatives to single-person automobiles for personal travel, including bicycle and walking, is a priority objective… Read More »

Down dog for VT Dog Rescue

Down dog for VT Dog Rescue

Find your inner pup (joyful, open-hearted, in the-moment!) in this playful vinyasa flow led by Yoga Roots teacher Nicci Micco. This is a donation-based class, with 100% of donations going to VT Dog Rescue, a Hinesburg-based nonprofit organization that saves dogs of all breeds, from puppies to seniors. VT Dog Rescue saved Micco’s sweet pup… Read More »

Community Bulletin Board

New Alternatives Presentation, Bay Road Mobility Study, May 9, 6pm Shelburne received a grant to work with the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) on a feasibility study to address bicycling and walking facilities on Bay Road. Increasing the use of alternatives to single-person automobiles for personal travel, including bicycling and walking, is a priority objective in… Read More »

Town offers discounted backyard composting bin

Town offers discounted backyard composting bin

The Town is urging you to do your part and compost your yard and food waste. As long as the supply lasts, the Town is selling a backyard composting bin for $55. The bins normally retail for $100. The 80-gallon composting bins convert grass, leaves, and table scraps into an abundant supply of rich garden… Read More »

LaPlatte River wetlands provide diverse, rare habitats

LaPlatte River wetlands provide diverse, rare habitats

Editor’s Note: Last week, we featured a story about The Vermont Natural Resource Council’s petition to reclassify Shelburne’s LaPlatte River Marsh Wetlands as class I wetlands, a status that would provide greater environmental protection than this area currently has. This week, we provide a more in-depth discussion of this area’s ecology. The LaPlatte River Marsh,… Read More »

Town considers new beach house

Town considers new beach house

Shelburne Beach is a popular spot for many of the town’s residents. Many consider it a beautiful spot to go and have some fun. However, there is one aspect of it that has met some criticism: the beach house. “The current building is disrespectful to the space,” Town Manager Joe Colangelo said of the structure.… Read More »

DRB agenda

Draft Agenda Shelburne Development Review Board Wednesday, April 19, 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) April 5, 2017, April 13, 2017 (Site Visit) 4.DESIGN REVIEW APPLICATION(S) (7:15pm) 5. APPLICATION SUB12-05R1 (Continued) (7:20pm) Sketch Plan Application… Read More »

Planning agenda

Agenda Shelburne Planning Commission Thursday, April 13, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 1.CALL TO ORDER (7pm) 2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:01pm) 3. ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING (7:02pm) •Election of Chair •Election of Vice Chair 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10pm) •March 23, 2017. 5. DISCLOSURES RELATING TO ANY POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (7:15pm) 6.COMMISSIONER QUESTIONS AND… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Library closed on Monday, April 17 The library will be closed all day while the staff attends a training session. Be sure to stock up on the books, DVDs, and CDs you may want to enjoy before the library closes at 3pm on Saturday, April 15. Library Project presentation on May 9 The results of… Read More »

Easter Services

All Souls Interfaith Gathering 291 Bostwick Farm Road, 985-3819 April 16: 8am Easter Sunday Service with music by the All Souls Choir led by Rufus Patrick (no meditation this morning); 9am Easter Potluck Brunch & Egg Hunt. First Baptist Church 127 Webster Road, 985-2848 April 16: 10am Sunday School; 11am Morning Worship Shelburne United Methodist… Read More »