Fish & Wildlife urges extra caution on the ice

Fish & Wildlife urges extra caution on the ice

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is cautioning anyone venturing onto the ice for ice fishing or other activities to exercise extra caution. Warmer weather in January has caused ice to deteriorate on lakes, ponds, and rivers throughout the state, including those in northern Vermont, according to State Game Warden Jenna Reed. Fish & Wildlife… Read More »

Audubon Vermont updates on Bobolinks and Eagles

Audubon Vermont updates on Bobolinks and Eagles

Bobolink Project Audubon Vermont has announced its updated website for the 2017 Bobolink Project season: http://www.bobolinkproject.com/ . This is the second year that Audubon Vermont has teamed up with Mass. Audubon and Audubon Connecticut to deliver this important program. The Bobolink Project serves as a model of birders and farmers working together, sharing a common… Read More »

This tiny house has provided big lessons

This tiny house has provided big lessons

A new home has appeared in Shelburne, and though it’s small, it contains the efforts and experiences of many. A group of Norwich University students, led in part by Assistant Professor of Architecture Tolya Stonorov, built the house this fall, learning a great deal along the way. The house, which recently won the American Institute… Read More »

report from montpelier

report from montpelier

By Rep. Kate Webb Governor Scott’s inaugural speech identified the importance not only of public school K-12 education, but also the social, educational, and economic value of well-funded early childhood and higher education. I was caught by surprise last week when we heard his plan. Equally surprising was how few stakeholders had an opportunity to… Read More »

Shelburne children’s art featured at Let’s Grow Kids

Shelburne children’s art featured at Let’s Grow Kids

A group of children who attend Shelburne’s Puddle Jumpers Childcare recently showed off their artistic skills at Let’s Grow Kids in Burlington. A reception last Wednesday allowed children to share their latest works of art with their parents and community. Let’s Grow Kids is a campaign to raise awareness of affordable and high-quality childcare’s importance… Read More »

Town and railway back in federal court Feb. 6

Town and railway back in federal court Feb. 6

Last Thursday, a new legal decision relating to the Vermont Railway intermodal facility came from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. It granted the Town’s motion to dismiss the appeal and denied the railroad’s motion for attorney fees. The decision was the latest action regarding litigation by the railway against the town of Shelburne, and… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Spring/Summer Camps and Programs will be online in February! Check our website for up-to-date information at www.shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation. Me & My Guy Valentine Dance! ​Friday, Feb. 10, 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are on sale now at the Recreation Office. This special event is for girls in grades K-5 and their special adult guy (dad, uncle, grandfather, neighbor, etc.)… Read More »

Scott’s call to freeze education spending likely won’t impact town meeting

Gov. Phil Scott’s proposals for education spending, resulting in a change in when communities vote on school spending plans, won’t likely impact the March Town Meeting vote on the proposed $75.1 million Champlain Valley School District Budget, according to state, local school district, and town officials. On Jan. 17, the Champlain Valley School District Board… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Love Your Library Have you seen the Pierson Library tribute video yet? It’s a short, heartwarming video featuring your friends and neighbors sharing their love and appreciation for our library. See it at http://tinyurl.com/piersonlibrary. Are you interested in learning more about the new library building project? Check out the link on the library website or… Read More »

Planning agenda

Agenda Shelburne Planning Commission Thursday, Feb. 9, 7pm Meeting Room 1 Shelburne Municipal Center 1. CALL TO ORDER (7pm) 2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:01pm) 3. DISCLOSURES RELATING TO ANY POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (7:02pm) 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:05, or upon completion of item 3) • Jan. 12, 2017. 5. COMMISSIONER QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (7:10pm)… Read More »