Parks & Rec News

NOTE: Fall/Winter brochure program date change Women’s Self Defense Program Level II class date has been changed to Nov. 27 (instead of Nov. 20). Fee correction: $37. Kindergarten Soccer  “Mini-Mites” Registration deadline is noon, Friday, Sept. 7 for this fun, instructional soccer program that introduces kindergarteners to basic soccer techniques. Curriculum includes fun ball-mastery activities,… Read More »

Night work in Shelburne

Night work in Shelburne

Above, Project Superintendent Clovis Arel helps direct excavator operator Scott Longe during night work last week by the S.D. Ireland crew. Work to replace sewer lines on Falls Road continued for its second week. It was decided a night work schedule would best accommodate the business and traffic on Falls Road between Church Street and… Read More »

Only a drill

Only a drill

Shelburne firefighters recently got a chance to practice firefighting techniques using the former Pierson Library building that’s being demolished for reconstruction. Training included search and rescue drills and roof operations. Firefighters practiced roof ventilation with both hand tools and power saws. The exercise also gave crews a chance to practice with the year-old Quint ladder… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

Calls not listed in the log below: 40 traffic violations 12 miscellaneous complaints 2 medical calls, patient refused transport 2 burglar alarms July 7 7:28 a.m. Police were dispatched to Aspen Circle for a welfare check requested by a family member; the person appeared to be fine. 8:27 a.m. An officer on bicycle patrolled hiking… Read More »

Crosswalk facelift

Crosswalk facelift

A VTrans crew this week put a fresh coat of paint on the crosswalks on Shelburne Road in front of the Shelburne town offices.  The crossing spots were clearly re-marked for pedestrians just in time for back to school.

Four Shelburne residents among recent appointments to state boards

Gov. Phil Scott appointed 98 Vermonters to state boards and commissions from March through July and his appointments include four Shelburne residents. Milo Cress was appointed to the Artificial Intelligence Task Force. Christie Allen was appointed to the Clinical Utilization and Review Board. Amelia Briggs was appointed to the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf/Blind… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Pierson Library has moved to the Shelburne Field House on Athletic Drive for the reconstruction project into 2019. The phone number is still 985-5124; website is piersonlibrary.org. Labor Day The library will be closed Monday, Sept. 3 for the Labor Day holiday. Stock up with the books, audiobooks, and DVDs you might want for the… Read More »

Salutations, Officer Boutin

Salutations, Officer Boutin

By MADELINE HUGHES Sabrina Boutin is the newest officer at Shelburne Police Department. She comes to the department after working for the Whitehall, N.Y. department for three years, and the St. Michael’s Public Safety department for a semester. Now, Boutin wants to be closer to Starksboro where she grew up. Boutin will fill one of… Read More »