Selectboard makes reappointments to Town committees

The March 28 Selectboard meeting kicked off an hour early with the Bay Road Pedestrian Bicycle Mobility Study presentation (see last week’s Shelburne News for details). The meeting proper saw members tackling a full agenda that included many things that had been delayed due to the blizzard rendering the March 14 meeting an impossibility. Once… Read More »

Springtime at Shelburne Farms means sheep and lambs

Springtime at Shelburne Farms means sheep and lambs

Shelburne Farms is hosting its annual “Sheep and Shear Delights Program” this Saturday, April 8. Visitors can stop in anytime from 10am to 1pm to watch sheep being sheared, spin wool into yarn bracelets, do some wool felting, and visit a few of the lambs and sheep in the Children’s Farmyard. Members: $5/person. Nonmembers: $6/person.… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

New art exhibit at the Pierson. Shelburne native Caroline Jones is exhibiting a vibrant and eclectic assortment of her watercolors, acrylics, wood cuts, and oil pastels at the library. Currently studying at Brown University, Caroline said that “Drawing and painting are my favorite ways to appreciate the world around me, and I love to create… Read More »

Meetings in Town

Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission monthly meetings* Changes/additions for April: The Tree Committee has moved their meetings to the 2nd Wednesday at 7pm, MR 1 Ethics Committee will meet monthly the 3rd Thursday at 8:30am, MR 1 or 2 Regular Schedule: Bikes & Paths Committee 3rd Monday, 7pm, MR 2 Cemetery Commission 3rd Thursday, 7pm,… Read More »

Proposed zoning bylaw changes under consideration

There may be some zoning changes coming. There are proposed amendments that will be under  consideration in a public hearing at the upcoming Selectboard meeting on April 11. The proposed amendments affect four articles. The items getting consideration are sidewalks and paths, sign lighting, trailers and storage, setbacks from certain private ROWs (rights-of-way), and excavation… Read More »

From clutter to clarity

Yoga Roots in Shelburne is hosting a workshop, “From Clutter to Clarity,” on April 7 from 7 to 9pm and on Saturday, April 8 from 1 to 4pm. The workshop is led by Avis Silverstein, M.Ed., M.S.W., who will help attendees better understand the power of thought and gain insight and clarity of thinking in… Read More »

Planning agenda

Agenda Shelburne Planning Commission Thursday, April 13 at 7pm Meeting Room 1 Shelburne Municipal Center 1. CALL TO ORDER (7pm) 2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:01pm) 3. ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING (7:02pm) •Election of Chair •Election of Vice Chair 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10pm) •March 23, 2017. 5. DISCLOSURES RELATING TO ANY POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (7:15pm)… Read More »

Water line break on Spear Street

While the work on the Spear Street waterline is approaching completion, it is not finished quite yet. That was highlighted on Friday when a line break left several neighborhoods waterless for several hours. The March 31 break occurred at approximately 3:30pm along the waterline at Spear Street and Morse Drive. It affected residents in Shelburne… Read More »

Accident on U.S. Route 7 leads to two trapped in vehicles

Accident on U.S. Route 7 leads to two trapped in vehicles

Around noon on Friday, a five-car accident on U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte left two trapped in their cars and four transported to the hospital. According to a press release from Vermont State Police, the accident began when a southbound Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by 70-year-old Edward Woodruff of Westport, N.Y. crossed the center… Read More »

Police seek leads in ice chunk accident

Police seek leads in ice chunk accident

On Wednesday, March 22, Shelburne Rescue and Charlotte Fire Department responded to a single-car accident on U.S. Route 7 near Crosswinds Road in Charlotte. According to a press release from Charlotte Fire and Rescue Services, a Chevrolet Tahoe that had been traveling northbound went off the road, and witnesses at the scene described seeing a… Read More »