Meetings in Town

Monday, Nov. 17 Bike and Pedestrian Paths Committee, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 2 Tuesday, Nov. 18 Pierson Library Building Steering Committee, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 2 Wednesday, Nov. 19 Development Review Board, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 1 Thursday, Nov. 20 Planning Commission, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 1 Monday, Nov. 24 Social… Read More »

The Readers Write

The race isn’t over yet The statewide election results are a clarion call that the people of Vermont are fed up with the direction in which the governor has been leading us. If there had not been a libertarian on the ballot, Scott Milne would have won the most votes. Until the legislature votes in… Read More »

DRB Agenda

Development Review Board Draft Agenda Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Design Review Application(s) Application CU14-16 Application by Donald Porter and Anne Bentley and Michael and Alison Clapp for Conditional Use approval for a lakeshore erosion control structure. Properties at 340… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Tonight! Reception for Nancy McGowan from 6:30 to 7:30pm at the Library. Nancy’s beautiful painting are on display at the Library throughout November and December. Come meet Nancy personally, view her artwork, and enjoy light refreshments. Tech Week: It’s not too late to call to schedule a technology assistance appointment. We are happy to help… Read More »

Op-Ed: 2014 Election a referendum on failed policies

Good public policy badly executed is not better than bad public policy executed well. The outcome is often the same for Vermont citizens—bad. And, of course, bad ideas executed badly are a special hell for Vermonters. We’ve just re-elected a government that has made bad ideas, bad management, and bad leadership seem ordinary. No whining… Read More »


VASTA Youth SPARQ:  Join the Rec Department after school for the VASTA Youth SPARQ Program (Speed Power Agility Reaction and Quickness). Professional strength and conditioning coaches will stimulate, motivate and educate young people in the areas of fitness and nutrition for overall well-being. VASTA’s approach is to shape the interest of young athletes and non-athletes… Read More »


Births Champney, Brianna and Justin Precourt had a son, Greyson Michael Precourt, on Oct. 8 at Fletcher Allen Heath Care. Rivera, Marcos Enrique and Jessica Lynne Barrows had a daughter, Madyson Lynne Rivera, on Oct. 9 at Fletcher Allen Heath Care. Deaths Steven C. Clayton – Shelburne Today our world is a little less bright,… Read More »

Shumlin unveils new conservation license plates

Shumlin unveils new conservation license plates

Today in Montpelier Gov. Shumlin unveiled three new conservation license plate designs: a loon, brook trout, and white-tailed deer. The sales of these plates supports the Nongame Wildlife Fund and the Watershed Grant Fund. The Watershed Grants Program is currently accepting applications for funding projects that help Vermonters protect, restore and enjoy the state’s watersheds.… Read More »