News from the Pierson Library

Thursday: The Friends of the Pierson Library meet on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 6:30pm. If you have ideas on how the library could be improved or would like to learn more about what’s happening, please feel free to attend. Friday Open Play: Our younger patrons are invited to come by the library on every Friday […]

Goings on at Village Dog Park

Goings on at Village Dog Park

Safety and signage were hot topics at the Aug. 1 meeting of Shelburne’s Village Dog Park Committee. The committee discussed developing best practices to maintain safety at the park, an ongoing conversation that has included such suggestions as installing a double-gate entrance at the back of the park and signs in the park explaining dog […]

K9 receives new vest thanks to Burlington Obedience Training

K9 receives new vest thanks to Burlington Obedience Training

A working police dog in Vergennes is the recipient of a brand new bullet and stab protective vest, thanks to the Burlington Obedience Training Club Inc., led by president Pam Loeb of Shelburne. A few months ago, members of this ACK-licensed dog-training club made a donation to Vested Interest in K9’s Inc., a Massachusetts-based organization […]

Meetings in town

Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Changes/additions for August: The Shelburne Natural Resources & Conservation Committee originally scheduled for the second Wednesday has been changed to Monday, Aug. 29 at 7pm in MR 2. Tuesday, Aug. 16 is Bennington Battle Day. The town offices will be closed The Social Services Committee […]

Parks and Rec News

Fall Classes and Programs will be available on our website next week: Watch for the hard copy of the Fall/Winter Program Brochure in the September 1 issue of the Shelburne News. KINDERGARTEN SOCCER: “MINI-MITES”: The main objective of the session is to introduce young players to basic soccer techniques in a fun and interactive environment. […]

Development Review Board agenda

DRAFT AGENDA Town of Shelburne Development Review Board Wednesday, August 17, 7:00pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 (Agenda items subject to change prior to meeting date) 1.CALL TO ORDER (7:00) 2.PUBLIC COMMENT (7:05pm) Topics not otherwise included in agenda. 3.APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10pm) July 20, 2016 4.DESIGN REVIEW APPLICATION(S) (7:15pm) 5.APPLICATION SUB16-03 (7:20pm) Application by […]

Town appeals Railway decision

Town appeals Railway decision

After the Federal Court decision in Town of Shelburne v. Vermont Railway, which ruled in favor of Vermont Railway, the town has decided to file an appeal. The interlocutory appeal was filed on the town’s behalf last week. “As this case has not been resolved fully, Defendant only appeals the denial of its motion for […]