Selectboard swears in new Town Clerk, hears update from Parks & Rec

Thoughts of future plans and a discussion from Selectboard past were part of the agenda for the Oct. 11 meeting. The meeting was also the setting for a new team member’s official oath, with new Town Clerk Diana Vachon being sworn in by Chair Gary von Stange. Board members considered an application under the Solar […]

Development Review Board considers revised Kwiniaska proposal

Development Review Board considers revised Kwiniaska proposal

At its meeting on Oct. 5, the Development Review Board (DRB) heard testimony on the revised Sketch Plan for a 91-unit housing development on the part of the Kwiniaska golf course located on the west side of Spear Street. Chris Snyder of Snyder homes presented the revised plan, which contains nine fewer units than the […]

News from the Pierson Library

Thank you! We appreciate all the volunteers who worked so hard on making our book sale a great success and all of you who dropped by to purchase items for your own bookshelves. The proceeds from the sale go to support the needs and programs of the library, so we are very grateful for your […]

Vermont Railway stormwater discharge hearing tonight

Vermont Railway’s transload facility has been the topic of much conversation during recent months. Another step in its process forward will take place tonight when it is the subject of a public hearing. In July, the railway had submitted an application to the Watershed Management Division of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for […]

Rick’s Field of Dreams

Rick’s Field  of Dreams

by Rick Bessette, Shelburne’s Poet Laureate Two of our greatest things about living in Vermont are the gifts from nature and our four seasons. Fall is a time for me to reflect on the past spring and summer. Time spent outside with friends and family. Now it’s time to enjoy the endless colors of our […]

Presidential election voter registration information

Voter registration ends Nov. 2 at 5pm. The last day to register to vote for the General Election is Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5pm. The General Election is Nov. 8. The Town encourages anyone who registered through the Motor Vehicle Voter System to check with the Town Clerk’s office before the deadline to make sure […]

Golf Ball Drop is back

The Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary-sponsored Golf Ball Drop that entertained and amused a big crowd of hopeful ticket holders at the Harvest Festival a few years ago is back. The Rotary Club is selling lucky tickets for a drawing that will award a $5,000 prize to the person who holds the number of the golf ball that […]

Tree Advisory Committee receives grant

The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee received a grant to plant two new trees at Shelburne Beach. In addition, a memorial tree will be planted. For the grant, the committee needs to spread the word about the event and celebration. All are welcome to the event, which takes place on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 12pm. For […]

Local Airbnb rentals benefit from state agreement

Local Airbnb rentals benefit from state agreement

Everyone who lives here knows the charms of small-town Vermont, so it is no surprise that, a popular homesharing web site that allows regular people to rent out rooms or entire properties online, is a big hit with both visitors and homeowners in the area. There are close to a thousand Airbnb rentals available […]