Community Notes

Community Notes

“Love for the Earth” – All Souls Choral Celebration at Shelburne Farms Sunday Sunday marks All Souls Interfaith Gathering’s partnership with Shelburne Farms at the 16th annual Choral Celebration at Shelburne Farms’ Breeding Barn. This year’s celebration theme is “Love for the Earth: Action and Prayer” and will include prayers from representatives from local faith… Read More »


Michael R. LaClair, Sr., operator of the dairy farm at Nordic Farms in Charlotte, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court on Aug. 17. The filing is for LaClair’s business, M & C Family Farm, and it does not involve the farm’s owner, Clark Hinsdale III or his company, Nordic Holsteins. A… Read More »

Wake Robin breaks ground on expansion project

Wake Robin breaks ground on expansion project

BY VTDIGGER.ORG Wake Robin Friday held a groundbreaking ceremony for its first significant expansion in nearly a decade. The $39-million, 122,000-square-foot Maple Expansion plan, includes construction of a new apartment building, an expanded community center, and updates and an addition to the Linden Health Center. Construction is expected to be completed by July 2019. The… Read More »

Tom Little to co-chair marijuana commission

By Dave Gram VTDIGGER.ORG Gov. Phil Scott last week created a 13-member commission, with additional subcommittee participants, to study marijuana legalization in Vermont. The commission was formed as part of an executive order creating a commission to be co-chaired by former Shelburne state representative Tom Little, a Republican, and former Vermont Democratic Party Chairman Jake Perkinson. Attorney Tom… Read More »

Pierson Library News

Minecraft Club Our Minecrafters in grades 5 and up are invited to join us every Thursday night in September at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy snacks and Minecraft challenges in good company. Attendees must have Minecraft accounts. Please call in advance to use a library computer. Young Adult Writing Club A new Breakfast Club for aspiring Young Adult… Read More »

Raw sewage discharged into LaPlatte

On Tuesday evening at about 5:30, untreated sewage was discharged from a cracked pipe on Falls Road in Shelburne. More than 100, and possibly as much as 1,000, gallons of sewage was discharged into the LaPlatte River in an incident that police reported to the Shelburne department of Stormwater and Water Quality at about 5:40… Read More »

U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update

Project Location: U.S. Route 7 from the Ferrisburgh / Charlotte town line north for three miles to the Ferry Road Intersection. Project completion is scheduled for 2018. Between Wildwood West Development and Ferry Road: Crews will be excavating and installing new underdrain on the west side of U.S. 7 behind the barrier. U.S. 7 two-way… Read More »


Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Regularly scheduled meetings remaining for September Bikes & Paths Committee – 3rd Monday 7 p.m. in MR 2 Cemetery Commission – 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Staff Room Development Review Board – 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 7 p.m. in MR 1 Ethics Committee… Read More »

News from CVOEO

Kindness in the waiting rooms By Jan F. Demers “Get in the van! We are going!” She gave her friend — who had avoided doctors for years — little choice. She had listened to the other tell of pain and had seen her gait change. The result of the van trip: The doctor found a… Read More »

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