Construction of Veterans Memorial commences this spring

Construction of Veterans Memorial commences this spring

Thanks to the efforts of Town Clerk Colleen Haag, the Shelburne Veteran’s Memorial is moving closer to reality. In 2011, Haag organized a Shelburne Veterans Monument Committee including Shelburne veterans Jim Donaldson, Arland Dunbar, Sam Feitelberg, Peter Gadue, Eric Hanley, Art Kunin, Mike Lynch, Perry Melvin, and Carroll “Bud” Ockert, to establish a veteran’s memorial.… Read More »

The Readers Write

Happy Birthday Zach This would’ve been our happy refrain on the 14th of this month, had our son and brother Zachary not left us two Decembers ago. In honor of Zach’s birthday, the Wells family would like to let you know that the Zachary James Wells Dedicated Fund has been established at Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in… Read More »

Vermontivate Shelburne

Hold your breath! No, not because of polluted air, but because the state-wide game Vermontivate is launching on Friday, March 20. A six-week award winning sustainability game, Vermontivate, offers a fun, engaging, and productive activity to get our community through another Vermont mud season by inspiring action for addressing climate change. March 20 is the… Read More »

Milestones

Births Shelburne residents April and James Broscius had a baby girl, Lucille Rose Broscius, on Feb. 17, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Wedding Kirst-Allen Zachariah Hadley Allen and Hayley Eyler Kirst were married on a spectacular September weekend in Mt. Hood, Oregon.  Hayley is the daughter of Dan and Jane Kirst of… Read More »

Op Ed: Making Progress in Montpelier

Op Ed: Making Progress in Montpelier

By Governor Peter Shumlin As we head into the second half of this year’s Legislation session, it’s a good time to evaluate the progress that has been made in the two months since the session began. In January, I laid out a number of priorities to keep Vermont moving forward that included cleaning up Lake… Read More »

Longtime Terraces manager Tod Whitaker steps down

Longtime Terraces manager Tod Whitaker steps down

By Lettie Stratton Shelburne resident Tod Whitaker, manager of The Terraces Retirement Community, is stepping down after 12 years. The Terraces provides services for approximately 64 residents 55 years or older in 58 units across the property, which neighbors Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Farms, and is just three miles from beloved Lake Champlain. Whitaker explained that The… Read More »

Shelburne Cub Scouts host Pinewood Derby March 14

Shelburne Cub Scouts host Pinewood Derby March 14

Cub Scout Pack 607 will name a 2015 Pinewood Derby Champion this Saturday, March 14 at the Town Hall Gym in Shelburne. Test runs are planned for 12:30pm and racing begins at 2pm. Approximately 30 participants are expected to race in the “derby-style event” but with 7-inch scale model cars built by cub scouts, their… Read More »

report from montpelier

report from montpelier

The second installment of a two part series by Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb. Education Reform The public’s demand for a more affordable funding system and equitable education structure has driven the work of the House Education Committee this year. Organizational complexities, small school viability, program evaluation, local control and rising costs in the… Read More »