Shelburne car wash cleans up for 52Kids

Shelburne car wash cleans up for 52Kids

Trinity Church youth group car wash participants and parent helpers, above, raised a record $764 at the annual event at the church on Sunday, May 31, despite the fact that it was a very rainy and cold morning. All proceeds will support the 52Kids Foundation, a Charlotte-based nonprofit whose mission is to educate Ugandan children. […]

CHT celebrates NeighborWorks Week at Harrington Village in Shelburne

CHT celebrates NeighborWorks Week at Harrington Village in Shelburne

The Champlain Housing Trust was joined by leaders of NeighborWorks America to celebrate the creation of a new community garden at Harrington Village in Shelburne, a brand new neighborhood that opened in the fall of 2014. The creation of the garden was followed by a barbecue for residents and the neighbors. The event kicks-off NeighborWorks […]

Water quality stewardship group expands

Water quality stewardship group expands

“Ahead of the Storm” is the new name for the Charlotte-based water quality stewardship group that is expanding into a tri-town initiative for Charlotte, Hinesburg, and Shelburne. Membership includes representatives from State and County government, as well as municipal, school, church, and civic organizations from the three towns. State efforts to address the serious deterioration […]

Team Space Defined thanks community for World Final opportunity

Team Space Defined thanks community for World Final opportunity

Almost two months ago a group of five Shelburne Community School fourth graders won the state championship in its division of Destination Imagination, a science, technology, engineering, and math competition. The win qualified Team Space Defined a place at the World Finals in Knoxville, Tenn. Anders, Chloe, Colin, Emma, and Sam were determined to make the trip […]

UVM students design LaPlatte pedestrian bridge as class project

Members of the Shelburne Bike and Pedestrian Paths committee collaborated with two UVM civil engineering students on a class project to a design a pedestrian bridge across the LaPlatte on Falls Road. The two students are Ph.D. candidate Kay Hopper and undergraduate Caio Ubukata, both from Professor Priyantha Wjesinghe’s wood design class. The committee thought […]

Shelburne Dog Park fundraiser June 13

by Zoltan Keve The Shelburne Community Dog Park Committee is hosting a fundraiser car wash and coin drop on Saturday, June 13 from 11am to 3pm at the Shelburne Shopping Plaza (courtesy of Precourt Companies), and generously hosted by the Shelburne Supermarket.  Proceeds from the event will help fund a beautification project for the entrance […]

Shelburne Farmers Market celebrates a decade 

Shelburne Farmers Market celebrates a decade 

Shelburne Farmers Market is always a celebration — a celebration of the bounty of local farms and farmers, crafters, cooks and bakers and beverage creators. This year the Market has another reason for celebration: this is its 10th anniversary. In 2006, the Shelburne Business and Professional Association launched the market on the Shelburne Parade Ground, […]

Hinesburg Police Chief shares perspective on tragedy

What follows is what I wrote three days after the tragedy that occurred on April 26. We all have different ways of dealing with an event and mine is writing what I am feeling and not necessarily what the Chief of Police would publicly say. I have been investigating accidents since Aug. 5, 1982. My […]

Rice Lumber development back on the front burner

David Marshall of Civil Engineering Associates appeared before the Development Review Board (DRB) at their meeting on May 20 to present a sketch plan application for redevelopment of the Rice Lumber and Rice Realty property on Shelburne Road. The sketch plan is essentially the same as one approved by the DRB in December 2012, but […]

Shelburne honors Veterans

By Sheri Duff Even though a few raindrops greeted community members at the Shelburne Memorial Day tribute on Monday morning, May 25, it did not dampen the spirits of those in attendance. As in past years, the Memorial Day ceremony began with a presentation of the colors by Shelburne Boy Scout Troop #602, followed by […]

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