Residents dive into Shelburne history

Residents dive into Shelburne history

Freezing temperatures did not keep the standing room only crowd away from the Shelburne Historical Society’s (SHS) gathering at the Town Offices on Friday evening, Feb. 13. The planned event began with the election of officers of the newly revived SHS and concluded with a discussion by Christopher Sabick of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum… Read More »

report from montpelier

Update on education By Rep. Kate Webb Peter Drucker, the world-renowned management consultant and educator, once said “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” As we look to restructuring education funding, governance, and proficiency, Drucker’s words ring true. Our sense of community and culture here in Vermont is intimately tied to our local schools, and anything that… Read More »

Selectboard considers multiple issues during regular meeting

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard’s Feb. 10 meeting started early so members could go into executive session to consider possible litigation. Once the public portion of the meeting got underway, members faced a number of agenda items, including a public hearing for proposed amendments to zoning regulations and a discussion with State Representatives Joan… Read More »

Planning Commission turns down request to change zoning in Harborwood Shores

At their meeting on Feb. 12, the Planning Commission heard a request from Maura Wygmans, an architect interested in purchasing five vacant lots in Harborwood Shores with the intent of building two three-bedroom homes. She previously asked for a change in the current zoning regulation that limits development on these lots to a 5 percent… Read More »

The Readers Write

Corrections to last week’s letters to the editor As a member of the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Facilities Committee, I would like to correct some inaccuracies stated in letters to the editor in the Shelburne News last week, Feb. 12. In separate letters, writers indicated that roof and window replacement for SCS were estimated at $2… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Today! The Thursday Afternoon Movie is the PG rated “Book of Life.” Join us at 3:15pm for the film and popcorn to go with it. Next week, we will feature a special 1pm showing of the PG rated movie “Big Hero 6.” Mark this special time on your calendar. Red Clover/Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Discussion… Read More »


Deaths Marie-Ange Sage – Burlington Marie-Ange Sage, 98, of Lake Wallace, Vt., passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Pillsbury Manor in South Burlington with her family by her side. She was born a twin, in Stanhope, Qué., on Dec. 18, 1916, a daughter of the late Joseph and Bertha (Crete) Routhier. She… Read More »

For the love of running

For the love of running

Over 80 runners, regardless of relationship status, participated in’s second annual Cupid 5K on Saturday, Feb. 14 in Shelburne. Following the race, participants socialized with prospective single like-minded runners over complimentary hot chocolate, or not.