Shelburne Police Log

48 traffic violations 28 directed patrols 27 medical calls 13 miscellaneous complaints 2 burglar alarms 2 accidental 911 call 1 dog loose 1 business secured Dec. 8 5:28 a.m. Fire assisted Vergennes Fire at a structure fire on Meigs Road in Vergennes. 1:25 p.m. Police responded to a two-car crash on Rock Road. There were… Read More »

Town poet remembers the cottonwoods

Town poet remembers the cottonwoods

By RICK BESSETTE I enjoyed the article “Changing Shelburne Farms’ landscape” and photos in the Dec. 27, 2018 issue of the Shelburne News. Though saddened by the loss of these “Silent Giants,” I understand that safety became an important issue. I was raised on Shelburne Farms and grew up knowing Poplar Drive. As a young… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

After School Fitness Registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 11. Kids in grades 5-7 join instructor Nick Mead right after school to improve general conditioning including a focus on core, strength, agility, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. The program pushes for quality movement throughout childhood with a focus on higher sports performance and fewer sports injuries for… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Monday Morning Storytime Start every Monday with stories with Patrice at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Night Book Club This month’s selection is “Bring up the Bodies” by Hilary Mantel. The group meets Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Copies are at the front desk. New members welcome. Musical Story Time On Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., join volunteer Inger… Read More »

Topping it off

Topping it off

The cupola atop Shelburne’s Historic Town Hall gets attention to waterproofing and flashing at the joint with the slate roof. Workers from Williston roofing subcontractor A.C. Hawthorne handled the job along with other minor repairs to the cupola trim and louvers. The rehabilitation is part of the major renovation to the Town Hall building and… Read More »

Nominations sought for Colleen Haag Public Service Award

STAFF REPORT A committee formed to select the next recipient of the Colleen Haag Public Service Award is seeking nominations through Feb. 11 for this year’s honoree. The award was established in 2016 to honor Haag, Shelburne’s town clerk for 35 years, upon her retirement from that post. Haag still serves as town treasurer. Looking… Read More »

A total loss

A total loss

Several dozen firefighters from Shelburne and surrounding communities battled a blaze Tuesday at a converted barn on Harbor Road in Shelburne to no avail. The structure owned by Tom Cabot was destroyed; no one was injured – the building was unoccupied at the time – and the cause is under investigation.

New year means new Hinesburg playgroups

By ALEXANDRA KONCEWICZ Hinesburg Friends of Families is excited to announce a new playgroup schedule for 2019. Our popular Wednesday Family Playgroup will remain the same. We welcome children ages birth to 5 with a caregiver at Hinesburg Town Hall from 10-11:30 a.m. for a healthy snack, crafts and sensory activities, circle time with stories… Read More »

Singing, dancing events at the Charlotte Grange

The Charlotte Grange has two upcoming events in January open to all ages. Open Mic Night is Tuesday, Jan. 15, starting at 6 p.m. with signups; performances 6:30-8:30 p.m. To sign up now or for more details, contact Mike Walker at mjwalker@gmavt.net. Performing isn’t required. Audience members are welcome to simply come and listen to… Read More »