Fall Audubon programs not full yet

Audubon Vermont still has openings in its fall preschool and homeschool programs. The Forest Preschool program runs through Dec. 15. Homeschool programs still have sessions in October and November and are divided into age groups for six- to eight- year-olds and nine-to 12 year-olds. Audubon Vermont is a state program of the National Audubon Society.… Read More »

Art cards benefit Shelburne trees

Art cards benefit Shelburne trees

The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee will have original block-printed greeting cards, handmade by Laura and Alexis Hall of Shelburne, for sale at the Saturday farmers market. All proceeds will benefit the Shelburne town tree fund to help pay for the maintenance and planting of town trees.

Shelburne Police, Fire, & Rescue

Aug. 19 at 2:53 a.m. Shelburne Police responded to a call about an erratic motorist on U.S. 7 and Ferry Road in Charlotte. The vehicle was located and stopped. The driver was identified and released. Aug. 19 at 3:32 a.m. Shelburne Police did business checks along Shelburne and Falls roads and at Shelburne Shopping Park.… Read More »

Police Briefs

No one seriously injured in two-car crash that briefly closed Shelburne Road No one was seriously injured in a two-car accident that briefly closed Shelburne Road on Aug. 24, according to Shelburne Police. The accident happened at approximately 8:47 a.m. on Shelburne Road at Champlain Drive. Shelburne Police, Fire and Rescue, along with crews from… Read More »

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 »