Shelburne Veterans Memorial wins award

Shelburne Veterans Memorial wins award

The Shelburne Veterans Memorial has won a Vermont Public Places Honor Award. The 2016/2017 Vermont Public Places Awards, sponsored by the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry organization, recognizes special public spaces and the corridors that connect them, or a network of public spaces which have been defined or enriched by planning or design as well as… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Thursday: The Minecraft Club will meet at 6:30pm and again on Feb.16 at the same time. Kids in grades 5 and up are welcome to participate but must have their own Minecraft account and must register in advance. Call the library at 802-985-5124 to reserve a spot. Pierson Library update: Do you want to learn… Read More »

Maritime Museum archaeologist shares Shelburne Bay discoveries

Maritime Museum archaeologist shares Shelburne Bay discoveries

For three summers, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum archaeologist Chris Sabick, with a team of nautical archaeology students, explored the waters of Shelburne Bay near Shelburne Shipyard, documenting the previously unrecorded skeletons of historic steamships that had been sunk there. On Saturday, Feb. 11 at 11am, Sabick will give an illustrated lecture at Shelburne Town Hall. The… Read More »

Humane Society expands popular summer camp for kids

Humane Society expands popular summer camp for kids

Addison County’s Humane Society has announced that its Homeward Bound program has opened registration for Camp Whiskers & Wags, their humane education summer camp. Thanks to generous community support, they are offering full scholarships to local youth who are interested in attending and have a need for financial assistance. After the popularity of Camp Whiskers… Read More »

Fish & Wildlife urges extra caution on the ice

Fish & Wildlife urges extra caution on the ice

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is cautioning anyone venturing onto the ice for ice fishing or other activities to exercise extra caution. Warmer weather in January has caused ice to deteriorate on lakes, ponds, and rivers throughout the state, including those in northern Vermont, according to State Game Warden Jenna Reed. Fish & Wildlife… Read More »

Audubon Vermont updates on Bobolinks and Eagles

Audubon Vermont updates on Bobolinks and Eagles

Bobolink Project Audubon Vermont has announced its updated website for the 2017 Bobolink Project season: http://www.bobolinkproject.com/ . This is the second year that Audubon Vermont has teamed up with Mass. Audubon and Audubon Connecticut to deliver this important program. The Bobolink Project serves as a model of birders and farmers working together, sharing a common… Read More »

This tiny house has provided big lessons

This tiny house has provided big lessons

A new home has appeared in Shelburne, and though it’s small, it contains the efforts and experiences of many. A group of Norwich University students, led in part by Assistant Professor of Architecture Tolya Stonorov, built the house this fall, learning a great deal along the way. The house, which recently won the American Institute… Read More »

report from montpelier

report from montpelier

By Rep. Kate Webb Governor Scott’s inaugural speech identified the importance not only of public school K-12 education, but also the social, educational, and economic value of well-funded early childhood and higher education. I was caught by surprise last week when we heard his plan. Equally surprising was how few stakeholders had an opportunity to… Read More »

Shelburne children’s art featured at Let’s Grow Kids

Shelburne children’s art featured at Let’s Grow Kids

A group of children who attend Shelburne’s Puddle Jumpers Childcare recently showed off their artistic skills at Let’s Grow Kids in Burlington. A reception last Wednesday allowed children to share their latest works of art with their parents and community. Let’s Grow Kids is a campaign to raise awareness of affordable and high-quality childcare’s importance… Read More »

Town and railway back in federal court Feb. 6

Town and railway back in federal court Feb. 6

Last Thursday, a new legal decision relating to the Vermont Railway intermodal facility came from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. It granted the Town’s motion to dismiss the appeal and denied the railroad’s motion for attorney fees. The decision was the latest action regarding litigation by the railway against the town of Shelburne, and… Read More »