Obituary

Glen Paul Welch Glen Paul Welch, 54, of Hinesburg, passed away at his home on Nov. 17. Glen was born in Burlington on June 25, 1963 to Edgar Allen Welch and Bette Ann (Lyman) Welch. He attended Iowa Tech in Sioux City, Iowa. He was skilled in computer science and technological applications. During the 1980s,… Read More »

Federal grant funds help outfit Shelburne Police Department with new bulletproof vests

The Shelburne Police are among 34 Vermont law enforcement agencies scheduled to receive bulletproof vests as part of the latest federal funding program led by U.S. Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt. Shelburne is expected to receive $1,594 to help with the purchase of four vests under the grant, according to Vermont’s senior senator. “We are… Read More »

Shelburne Police, Fire & Rescue

Oct. 1 at 7:54 p.m. At a traffic stop on Shelburne Road, police found Logan Williams, age 25, of Vergennes, to be driving with a license under criminal suspension. Williams was taken to the police station, issued a citation for driving with license suspended, and scheduled for a court appearance on Dec. 7 in Vermont… Read More »

Sharing blooms and joy

Louis Godin, events coordinator at Shelburne Museum, began a program this year called “Continue the Love” that involved saving and donating flowers from completed events at the museum to local retirement communities and Alzheimer’s caregivers. “Bring a smile to others,” said Godin, who said the simple reason behind it was to bring others joy. “Flower… Read More »

U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update

This is the final update on construction work along U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte between the Ferrisburgh town line and Ferry Road. This is the final week of work on the project. Crews will install fencing throughout the project, perform general clean-up and address punch-list items. Motorists could see minor traffic interruptions throughout the week.… Read More »

Boy Scout Christmas tree sale proceeds go a long way

Boy Scout Christmas tree sale proceeds go a long way

By Jim Brangan Every year since 1976, the scouts of Shelburne Boy Scout Troop 602 have sold Christmas trees on the Shelburne Parade. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve, the boys face all types of weather while slinging evergreens off the truck, grading and pricing them, keeping the racks full, and happily selling trees to neighbors,… Read More »

Community Notes

Operation Fire Cuffs collects toys for area children The Vermont State Police, in conjunction with the Burlington Fire Department and numerous other organizations, are teaming up together to gather new toys and or donations for this Christmas holiday season. The toys will be delivered to the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital on Dec. 14. All… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Shelburne’s Annual Tree Lighting & Carol Singing Friday on the Village Green. Caroling will start at 5:45 p.m. followed by the annual lighting of the town tree at 6 p.m. Santa will make his grand arrival and lead the crowd to Town Hall where kids can visit with Santa and enjoy hot beverages and refreshments.… Read More »

Burlington offers parking discount for the holidays

A new holiday parking promotion will begins Nov. 25. The Burlington Business Association, Church Street Marketplace and the Department of Public Works have partnered to offer a $3 discount on metered parking in Burlington on select Saturdays this holiday season utilizing the Parkmobile app. The $3 off promo can be used for one parking session… Read More »