Slow down the water: LaPlatte watershed towns stay ahead of the storm

Slow down the water: LaPlatte watershed towns stay ahead of the storm

By Roberta Nubile Ahead of the Storm is a grassroots program with practical, on the ground solutions to stormwater management using demonstration sites in the three towns of the Direct to Lake and LaPlatte watersheds: Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg. Ahead of the Storm (AOTS) began in 2014 as a collaboration of concerned citizens in Charlotte […]

Scorecard map for LaPlatte region reveals poor conditions

Scorecard map for LaPlatte region reveals poor conditions

By Krista Hoffsis, Lewis Creek Association program coordinator The South Chittenden River Watch (SCRW) group and Lewis Creek Association (LCA) have been collecting water quality data in the LaPlatte River watershed region since 2004. These data results aim to help community towns and landowners understand why, when, and where within our watersheds nutrients like phosphorus […]

Bay Road improvements

Bay Road improvements

The Town of Shelburne is investing in safety improvements on Bay Road this month.  According to Town Highway Department Supervisor Paul Goodrich, his crew has added some shoulder materials along the Bay Road Corridor between the Bay Road Bridge and the Ti-Haul Trail to make a safer walking route for pedestrians. Additional improvement plans include […]

Village safety tops Selectboard meeting

Paths were on the agenda again for the July 26 Selectboard meeting. Village safety for pedestrians and traffic concerns was another item that took significant focus. After previous votes had failed, Selectboard members were faced with a discussion on the future of the bicycle and pedestrian priority sidewalk and paths map. This agenda item drew […]

Shelburne Fire Department anniversary parade August 27

By Eileen O’Grady The Shelburne Fire Department is celebrating 75 years of service this month. As part of the festivities, they have had proclamations read by the Selectboard, the State Senate and the House. They also worked on a firefighting merit badge with the local Boy Scout troop, and have been present at the Shelburne […]

Meetings in town

Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Changes/Additions for August: The Primary Election is Tuesday, August 9 in the Town Gym. The polls will be open from 7:00am to 7:00pm for voting. The Shelburne Natural Resources & Conservation Committee originally scheduled for the second Wednesday has been changed to Monday, August 29 […]

News from the Pierson Library

Thursday night! The Geek Mountain State Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club will be meeting at the Pierson Library at 7pm to discuss “All the Birds in the Sky” by Charlie Jane Anders. Join us for pizza and the discussion, but please register in advance so we have enough pizza to go around. Open Play Time: We will […]

Shelburne High School holds All Classes reunion

Shelburne High School holds All Classes reunion

The Shelburne High School community held its All-Classes Reunion on July 16 with a special 60th graduation anniversary recognition for those from the class of 1956. Members of the class of 1956 were Janet Blair, Roger Bora, Elaine Bovat, Marjorie Collette, Barbara Francis, Kathleen Noble, Ernest Oakes, Leo Roberts, Bobby Spear, and Mae Thomas. Ethel […]

Parks and rec news

Off The Couch Camp! Swim, bike, run, crunch, jump, and bound your way to optimal pre-season fitness. This is a triathlon-based program designed to target endurance, strength, and agility to jump-start your fall sports season. Campers must provide their own bike and helmet. Camp dates are August 22-26, 12pm-4pm, open to 6-8 graders. The fee […]

Planning agenda

AGENDA SHELBURNE PLANNING COMMISSION Thursday, August 11, 7:00pm Meeting Room 1, Shelburne Town Center, 5420 Shelburne Road 1. CALL TO ORDER (7:00pm) 2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:01pm) 3. DISCLOSURES RELATING TO ANY POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (7:05 pm) 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES from July 28, 2016 (7:10pm) 5. COMMISSIONER QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (7:15pm) 6. OPEN […]

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