Debra Howard: A helping hand for businesses and nonprofits

Debra Howard: A helping hand for businesses and nonprofits

Debra Howard began working as a freelance consultant twice. “The first time was unintentional,” she admits. “I had moved to Boston for an exciting job that promptly ran out of money and I needed to make a living.” Howard enjoyed the work and recognized that she would benefit from more seasoning, so she joined an […]

Seasons’ harvests best when shared with neighbors

Seasons’ harvests best when shared with neighbors

By Margery Sharp Although the Shelburne Food Shelf continued to operate following its longtime manager Val Martel’s death in March 2015, some changes and upgrades to its policies, rules, and hours have been made since it fell under direction of an eight-member board made up of Shelburne citizens (see sidebar). The board officially began overseeing […]

Business on the agenda at the Shelburne Planning Commission

The Shelburne Planning Commission hopes to fill Meeting Room One on July 14 as they unveil the results of a survey of the business community. Michael Moser, a consultant from Cambridge who also works for the University of Vermont Center for Rural Studies will provide a Powerpoint presentation on what the commission learned from the […]

DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

At its July 6 meeting, the Development Review Board heard further testimony on the appeal by Champlain Housing Trust on the notice of violation issued regarding the operation of Harbor Place. Attorneys from both parties, as well as DRB members, questioned Dean Pierce, director of Planning and Zoning. Pierce testified that he met with Amy […]

Community Bulletin Board

Alert: There have been multiple car break-ins over the last week in Shelburne, Williston, and South Burlington. Shelburne’s police chief reminds residents to always lock car doors and to not keep valuables in cars. 21st annual summer concert series hosted by Shelburne Farms on July 20: Join us for our third concert of the season […]

News from the Pierson Library

Thursday: The Minecraft Club will meet at 6pm this Thursday and every Thursday night at the same time this month. Prior registration is required. Anyone 10 years old or older may participate but must have a Minecraft account. Snacks are provided. Knitting 4 Peace: The Knitting 4 Peace group will meet on Saturday, July 16 […]

Spiny water fleas spotted in Lake Champlain

Spiny water fleas spotted in Lake Champlain

Recent reports of spiny water fleas becoming snagged on fishing gear used on Lake Champlain have prompted officials from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and the Lake Champlain Basin Program to urge anglers and boaters to take appropriate steps to prevent the spread of this and other harmful aquatic invasive species. “Lake Champlain boat […]

Parks and Rec News

There’s still time to register for Summer Camps! Don’t let your child miss out on the fun this summer! Basketball Camp, Field Hockey Camp, Horse Camp, Swim Lessons, GPS Soccer Camp, Young Rembrandts Workshop, Flip, Dance Cheer & Circus Camp or Off the Couch Camp! Details can be found on our website at http://shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation or […]