New solar array for Shelburne Farms

New solar array for Shelburne Farms

A new solar array is slated for Shelburne Farms. The new units, which will be funded by Phil and Crea Lintilhac, will join existing ones in the Solar Orchard. However, the new panels have a distinct difference: 75% of the power they generate will power Shelburne Farms. It is the first project proposed since the […]

Community Bulletin Board

The annual Newberry Cup Youth Soccer Tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15. Make sure to stop by the Shelburne Community School PTO’s yummy bake sale while you cheer on the youth soccer players and share in their excitement of another fun soccer season. Calling all middle school and high school students! Halloween volunteers […]

DRB agenda

Draft Agenda Town of Shelburne Development Review Board Wednesday, October 19, 7pm Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 (Agenda items subject to change prior to meeting date) 1.CALL TO ORDER (7pm) 2.PUBLIC COMMENT (7:05, or upon completion of Item 1) Topics not otherwise included in agenda. 3.APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10, or upon completion of Item 2) […]

Selectboard swears in new Town Clerk, hears update from Parks & Rec

Thoughts of future plans and a discussion from Selectboard past were part of the agenda for the Oct. 11 meeting. The meeting was also the setting for a new team member’s official oath, with new Town Clerk Diana Vachon being sworn in by Chair Gary von Stange. Board members considered an application under the Solar […]

Development Review Board considers revised Kwiniaska proposal

Development Review Board considers revised Kwiniaska proposal

At its meeting on Oct. 5, the Development Review Board (DRB) heard testimony on the revised Sketch Plan for a 91-unit housing development on the part of the Kwiniaska golf course located on the west side of Spear Street. Chris Snyder of Snyder homes presented the revised plan, which contains nine fewer units than the […]

News from the Pierson Library

Thank you! We appreciate all the volunteers who worked so hard on making our book sale a great success and all of you who dropped by to purchase items for your own bookshelves. The proceeds from the sale go to support the needs and programs of the library, so we are very grateful for your […]

Vermont Railway stormwater discharge hearing tonight

Vermont Railway’s transload facility has been the topic of much conversation during recent months. Another step in its process forward will take place tonight when it is the subject of a public hearing. In July, the railway had submitted an application to the Watershed Management Division of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for […]

Rick’s Field of Dreams

Rick’s Field  of Dreams

by Rick Bessette, Shelburne’s Poet Laureate Two of our greatest things about living in Vermont are the gifts from nature and our four seasons. Fall is a time for me to reflect on the past spring and summer. Time spent outside with friends and family. Now it’s time to enjoy the endless colors of our […]

Presidential election voter registration information

Voter registration ends Nov. 2 at 5pm. The last day to register to vote for the General Election is Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5pm. The General Election is Nov. 8. The Town encourages anyone who registered through the Motor Vehicle Voter System to check with the Town Clerk’s office before the deadline to make sure […]

Golf Ball Drop is back

The Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary-sponsored Golf Ball Drop that entertained and amused a big crowd of hopeful ticket holders at the Harvest Festival a few years ago is back. The Rotary Club is selling lucky tickets for a drawing that will award a $5,000 prize to the person who holds the number of the golf ball that […]