News from Pierson Library

Minecraft tonight Kids in grades 5 and up convene at the library on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. for a fun evening of Minecraft with friends and snacks. Attendees must have a Minecraft account. Bring your own device or call to reserve a library computer. Please register in advance. Genealogy news Call to schedule an individual… Read More »

League of Vermont Writers holds fall program in Shelburne

Friday is the deadline to register for the League of Vermont Writers’ fall workshop that will be held Oct. 6 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne. Titled “Other Paths to Publication: Independent Presses and Self-Publishing,” the event will run from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Three speakers are scheduled:… Read More »

Bike train to school rolls on Fridays to Oct. 19

Kids and parents looking for some morning exercise can join the Friday morning Bike Train to school starting this week through Oct. 19. Shelburne Community School’s PTO is organizing the event for students in third grade and older. Shelburne Police Officer Bob Lake has signed up to ride each week with the group using a… Read More »

See you later, library

See you later, library

The Pierson Library was demolished last week as the reconstruction project gets underway in earnest. Construction is scheduled for completion next spring, and a groundbreaking ceremony is Saturday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m.

Parks & Rec News

After School Fitness Kids in grades 5-8 join Instructor Nick Mead after school to improve general conditioning including a focus on core, strength, agility, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Based on the principle of movement mechanics, consistency, form and then intensity, the program leads to higher sports performance and fewer sports injuries. Research also indicates that… Read More »

New time for green burials talk tonight

Shelburne Cemetery Commission’s presentation and discussion of green burials is tonight at 7 p.m. in the activity room on the ground floor of the town offices. The time was revised since it was announced in last week’s Shelburne News. The commission will host Michelle Acciavatti, an end-of-life specialist based in Montpelier and proponent of green… Read More »

Scout project adds special tables at the beach

Scout project adds special tables at the beach

Garrett Gruendling is a junior at Champlain Valley Union working toward Eagle Scout. For the community service requirement, the Shelburne resident decided to make game tables for the town beach that are accessible to people with disabilities. The materials for the project were donated by Sticks and Stuff, and Kevin Pottmeyer allowed Gruendling to use… Read More »

Heads up, drivers

Heads up, drivers

An accident on Wednesday at the intersection of Falls Road and Church Street. There were no injuries. Sewer-line construction continues on Falls Road with traffic diverted onto Church Street and Route 7.

Shelburne Police Log

The following entries were omitted from previous logs pending details. July 21 11:48 p.m. Police broke up an underage drinking party at Aspen Circle with eight minors. The party host, who was also a minor, was sent to court diversion. The other minors were released to their parents. July 23 9:47 a.m. Police are investigating… Read More »

Honduras volunteers plan for 2019

Hands to Honduras Tela, a local  humanitarian service group, is planning trips for February 2019. Volunteers can participate in one or both weeks: February 9-16 and February 16-23.  Next year’s projects include painting the postpartum mother-baby wing at Tela Hospital; constructing a classroom and a kitchen at schools on a palm plantation; providing a health… Read More »

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