Edo Salon holding fundraiser for Steps to End Domestic Violence

Edo Salon holding fundraiser for Steps to End Domestic Violence

A local salon will be helping a domestic violence group later this month. Edo will be the site of a fundraiser for Steps to End Domestic Violence (formerly Women Helping Battered Women), which is a group that provides domestic violence services and support in Chittenden County. The group’s services include emergency housing, transitional housing, support… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Thank you to all who filled out the recent survey regarding the new library and renovated Town Hall. We were gratified by the response rate and strong support for the new plans. As promised we awarded gift cards to three respondents who were chosen randomly in the raffle. The lucky winners were Steve Carpenter, Joyce… Read More »

Shelburne Social Services Committee funds camp scholarships

The Shelburne Social Services Committee funded a number of scholarships for children to attend Shelburne Craft School camps and Shelburne Parks and Recreation Department camps this summer. “We are so thrilled to receive these funds; with the help of the Shelburne Social Services committee and the Town, we will be able to offer more scholarships… Read More »

Conservation camps still have openings

Conservation camps still have openings

If you are 12 to 14 years old and want to learn about Vermont’s wildlife and gain outdoor skills, you still have an opportunity to attend one of Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s Green Mountain Conservation Camps this summer. “We still have some openings in the one-week camp program at Lake Bomoseen in Castleton and Buck… Read More »

Public Safety Log — April 8 through April 14

As submitted by Shelburne Police Dept. Saturday, April 8 00:20 Medical Call VT ROUTE 116, Shelburne 911 Caller reported a medical emergency. Shelburne Rescue and Police were dispatched. The patient was transported to the Hospital. 01:33 Medical Call COVINGTON LN, Shelburne 911 Caller reported a medical emergency. Shelburne Rescue and Charlotte Rescue were dispatched. The… Read More »

Community Bulletin Board

New Alternatives Presentation: Bay Road Mobility Study: May 9, 6pm: Shelburne received a grant to work with the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) on a feasibility study to address bicycling and walking facilities on Bay Road. Increasing the use of alternatives to single-person automobiles for personal travel, including bicycle and walking, is a priority objective… Read More »

Down dog for VT Dog Rescue

Down dog for VT Dog Rescue

Find your inner pup (joyful, open-hearted, in the-moment!) in this playful vinyasa flow led by Yoga Roots teacher Nicci Micco. This is a donation-based class, with 100% of donations going to VT Dog Rescue, a Hinesburg-based nonprofit organization that saves dogs of all breeds, from puppies to seniors. VT Dog Rescue saved Micco’s sweet pup… Read More »

Community Bulletin Board

New Alternatives Presentation, Bay Road Mobility Study, May 9, 6pm Shelburne received a grant to work with the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) on a feasibility study to address bicycling and walking facilities on Bay Road. Increasing the use of alternatives to single-person automobiles for personal travel, including bicycling and walking, is a priority objective in… Read More »

Town offers discounted backyard composting bin

Town offers discounted backyard composting bin

The Town is urging you to do your part and compost your yard and food waste. As long as the supply lasts, the Town is selling a backyard composting bin for $55. The bins normally retail for $100. The 80-gallon composting bins convert grass, leaves, and table scraps into an abundant supply of rich garden… Read More »

LaPlatte River wetlands provide diverse, rare habitats

LaPlatte River wetlands provide diverse, rare habitats

Editor’s Note: Last week, we featured a story about The Vermont Natural Resource Council’s petition to reclassify Shelburne’s LaPlatte River Marsh Wetlands as class I wetlands, a status that would provide greater environmental protection than this area currently has. This week, we provide a more in-depth discussion of this area’s ecology. The LaPlatte River Marsh,… Read More »