Carved in stone

Carved in stone

Memorial bricks will be added to the Veterans’ Monument in Shelburne during the Memorial Day program. Anyone interested in adding a brick may get an application at the Town Clerk’s office and return it by April 15. Bricks ordered after that will not be installed until 2019. Shelburne residents who have a direct family member… Read More »

Scholar revisits the Battle of Lake Champlain

By Rosalyn Graham History buffs filled Shelburne Town Hall Monday evening to hear prodigious researcher, award-winning writer and master storyteller Willard Sterne Randall retrace 50 years of early American history up to the battle on Lake Champlain that established the still-powerful alliance of the United States, Britain and Canada. The event was organized by the… Read More »

Forum to discuss U.S. election security

Russia’s interference in the 2017 presidential election and the security of future elections will be up for discussion March 20 in Shelburne at a special event featuring Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos, state Sen. Chris Pearson and a cyber security expert. “Defending our Democracy – Transparency, Cyber Security and Voting Rights” will be held… Read More »

Before it melted

Before it melted

The report is in from Hullcrest Park and this year’s rink was a success. Many neighborhood kids (and grownups) enjoyed the ice thanks to the efforts of the Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department and the Parks and Recreation Department.

Pierson Library News

Today: 3:15 p.m. Afternoon Movie for younger patrons on Thursdays. “Incredibles” today, “Coco” next week (both PG). Free popcorn. Tonight: 6:30 p.m. Minecraft Club for grades 5 and up every Thursday in March. Snacks and Minecraft challenges. Must have your own Minecraft account. Devices limited. Advance registration, advise if you need to use a library… Read More »

Shelburne Police, Fire & Rescue

Minor Traffic: 1 Medical emergencies at retirement communities: 6 Medical emergencies: 6 Suspicious people: 1 Welfare check: 2 Noise complaint: 1 Agency assist: 2 911 hang-up: 1 Winter Parking Ban: 1 False alarm: 2 Child safety seat: 2 Feb. 10 12:28 a.m. An officer responded to a woman reporting strange sounds coming from behind her… Read More »


Rick Norcross performs a solo concert at the Willard Street Inn Saturday, Feb. 24. An item in Arts last week was incorrect.

Pierson Library News

Call the library at 985-5124 with questions or to register for programs. Today: Opera Talk Join Toni Hill on Thursday, February 22 at 2:30 p.m. for a showing of “La Boheme” and a discussion of the opera. Today: Movie Afternoon Drop after school for a showing of the PG-rated “Smurfs: The Lost Village.” Free popcorn.… Read More »

Geo Bee champ named at Shelburne Community School

Jack Averill is the National Geographic Bee champion at Shelburne Community School for 2018. The eighth grader and his fellow competitors answered questions covering a range of topics involving political, map-based, and physical geography. After competing in grade-level bees, Jack won the school-wide bee. An exciting championship round against fourth-grader Henry McLean led to Jack’s… Read More »

Local youths recognized for volunteerism, community service

A middle schooler from Shelburne and a high school student from Waterbury were honored for their volunteer work recently as Vermont’s top two youth volunteers by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Ella Byers, 12, of Shelburne, and Samuel Grandfield, 18, of Waterbury, were chosen in the nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts… Read More »