Schramm wins Shelburne quiz

Schramm wins Shelburne quiz

Shelburne resident Mike Schramm of Maplewood Drive, pictured with sons Thomas and Charlie, was the winner of the Shelburne Quiz sponsored by the Shelburne Democratic Committee on Shelburne Day, Saturday, Aug. 16. Of the 22 quiz participants, only Schramm and Carole Obuchowski of Longmeadow Drive answered five of the six questions correctly. After a lottery drawing, Schramm… Read More »

Keeping up a Rotary tradition

Keeping up a Rotary tradition

By Rosalyn Graham When Evan Webster spoke at Charlotte Shelburne Rotary Club in late August, he was continuing a tradition that began in the earliest years of the Rotary organization. His talk explained the science and complexity of screen printing, the process he uses for creating t-shirts and many other printed specialty items at his… Read More »

Living Green Fair welcomes all ages Sept. 27, fair includes concert by Grammy nominee

Living Green Fair welcomes all ages Sept. 27, fair includes concert by Grammy nominee

Vermont’s signature “green consumer event,” the Living Green Fair, will be held at the LEED-certified UVM Davis Center on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10am–5pm in conjunction with the University of Vermont. The goal of the event is to encourage and help Vermonters of all ages to make more environmentally and socially conscious decisions in their… Read More »

Federal grant helps Vermont bat research

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will receive a grant for $42,895 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this year to support bat research and monitoring related to White-nose Syndrome.  This funding will support conservation and recovery of the six cave bat species affected by the deadly fungal disease.  Vermont is one of 30… Read More »

AAA reminds motorists that School’s Open — Drive Carefully

Launched in 1946, AAA’s School’s Open – Drive Carefully awareness campaign was created as a way to help reduce child pedestrian fatalities and injuries, and each year since AAA has continued the tradition to keep children safe as they return to school. AAA Northern New England distributes thousands of “Schools Open, Drive Carefully” posters annually… Read More »

Sparks fly at DRB meeting

At the Development Review Board (DRB) meeting on Aug. 20, former Planning Commission Chair Brian Precourt asked DRB member Bill Stuono to recuse himself due to bias during a discussion of an application concerning a property on Point View Drive in which Precourt has an ownership interest. In making the request, Precourt stated that Stuono… Read More »

Locals are few and far between at Primaries

Notorious for low voter turnout during Primary Elections, polling booths at the Shelburne Town Offices were not bustling with activity on Tuesday, Aug 26. By the unofficial numbers High Bailiff Democratic candidate Michael Major of Shelburne lost to Daniel Gamelin 1,154 votes to 1,764 votes, Shelburne candidate Donald Russell lost by a narrow margin to… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. The Fall & Winter Program Brochure is available now. Look for the insert in the Shelburne News on Sept. 4. You can also pick up a copy at the office or find it on the website. Last Chance! Great Escape Discounted Tickets are only available… Read More »