Shelburne Police Log

27 traffic violations 19 medical calls 6 miscellaneous complaints 5 burglar alarms 3 false fire alarms 2 stray dogs returned home Aug. 4 12:10 a.m. An officer located an unsecured business on Shelburne Road, searched and secured the building. 1:22 a.m. Police conducted business checks at Shelburne Green area on Graham Way. 4:15 a.m. Police… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Details about all fall and winter programs are in the Recreation Department brochure and online at shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation. Youth soccer refs wanted Referees are needed for the Youth Fall Soccer program for the grade 3-6 leagues. Referees age 14 and older are eligible to receive a stipend per game. Games are held on Saturday mornings through… Read More »

Roger Preis recognized for Boys & Girls Club work

Roger Preis recognized for Boys & Girls Club work

Recently, a longtime volunteer with the Boys & Girls Club of Burlington won a national award presented by Maytag. Roger Preis of Shelburne was awarded the 2018 Maytag Dependable Leader Award for his dedicated commitment to helping disadvantaged youth recognize and reach their full potential. The award comes with a $20,000 financial grant for the… Read More »

Many hands make light work

Many hands make light work

Residents of the Davis Park neighborhood participated in the second year of a community service project at the Davis Park Natural Playground, making the event officially an annual one. On Saturday,18 enthusiastic helpers, including a group of children, weeded the paths around the playground, hauled and spread new gravel, and put new pea stone into… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Farewell, Carol and Reggie The library wishes well to two departing employees, Carol Casey and Reggie Condra, as they move on to new adventures. For the last seven years, Carol ably managed interlibrary loans, book clubs, and a popular cookbook club – and wrote this weekly column – while Reggie was the face of the… Read More »

Early voting for November general election has begun

Town clerks across Vermont are already mailing out absentee ballots and voters are casting votes at town halls as early voting has begun for the November general election. Shelburne Town Clerk Diana Vachon said she received ballots last week and had already mailed out 270 to people who had requested them. Voters can call the… Read More »

Learning about and celebrating the water

Learning about and celebrating the water

UVM Professor Walter Poleman and Chief Don Stevens of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation teach participants about the geological history of Shelburne Bay from the perspective of an ecologist and a spiritual leader at the recent “Celebrating Sacred Waters on Shelburne Bay” presentation hosted by the Vermont CleanWater Network.

Keeping promises

Keeping promises

A young child walks among the remembrance flowers in the Promise Garden at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Shelburne Musuem on Sunday. Each participant receives a flower with the color specific to their connection with the disease: blue represents someone with alzheimer’s or dementia; purple signifies someone who has lost a loved one to… Read More »

Soldiers against Alzheimer’s

Soldiers against Alzheimer’s

Members of the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion (in Star Wars stormtrooper costumes) stand out in the crowd at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday at Shelburne Museum. More 1,800 people participated in the event, raising $265,378 toward a goal of $305,000. The walk is the nonprofit’s largest public awareness event to raise funds for… Read More »