Shelburne Police, Fire & Rescue

37 Traffic violations 11 Miscellaneous complaints 5 Burglar alarms 22 Medical calls 2 Accidental 911 hang-ups 2 Directed patrols May 16 10:06 p.m. Police made a traffic stop on Toad Lane and charged the Jennifer Lovell, age 36 of Essex, with driving under the influence. She was issued a citation to appear in Vermont Superior… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

The 23rd Annual Summer Concert Series starts Wednesday, July 11 at Shelburne Farms. Gates at 5:30 p.m.; music at 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and blanket. Pack a picnic dinner or enjoy food from the concession stand. These family-friendly events are free but donations are appreciated. Kids can visit with the animals, and there’s lots of… Read More »

Pierson Library News

Summer Reading Program starts today Visit the library today at 1 p.m. for music, free ice cream, a LEGO building competition, and the kickoff of the Summer Reading Challenge. Kids can get a reading log to keep track of the number of pages read between June 28 and Aug. 16. Return it by Aug. 16… Read More »

Statewide readings celebrate famous abolitionist speech

Statewide readings celebrate famous abolitionist speech

For the fifth consecutive year, communities around Vermont in the coming weeks will host participatory public readings of the famous Independence Day speech given by abolitionist Frederick Douglass on July 4, 1852. So far, free events are scheduled in 22 communities where people can gather to reflect on the piece’s historic perspective on the meaning… Read More »