Honey bee and pollinator awareness day at Shelburne Orchards, Sept. 11

Honey bee and pollinator awareness day at Shelburne Orchards, Sept. 11

Shelburne Orchards is hosting a honey bee and pollinator awareness day (at the orchard) called “Bee Here Now” on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 11am-2pm. Shelburne Orchards, just like every other food grower around the world, relies on pollinators to make the magic happen. The purpose of the event is to dispel much of the misinformation […]

School Board meeting

SHELBURNE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS Special Meeting September 13, 2016 5:00 p.m. – Shelburne Community School Faculty Lounge AGENDA 1.0 Call to Order 2.0 Action Matters 2.1 Award Sub-contracts as part of Phase 2 Construction under the $9.25M Project 3.0 Adjournment

Wounded Warrior of Vermont fundraiser Sept. 10 at Dutch Mill

The Wounded Warrior of Vermont’s 2016 Oktoberfest fundraiser is slated for Saturday, Sept. 10 from 1-8pm at the Dutch Mill Restaurant in Shelburne. The fundraiser includes music by Carol Ann Jones, Whirl & Wind, Bow Thayer, The Johnny Cash Tribute Show and Chad Holister. There is a roster of silent auction items including a Burton […]

Shelburne Charlotte Garden Club meeting

The Shelburne Charlotte Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 9:30am at the home of Dee Lyons in Shelburne. Randy Ramsden, of Mt. Philo Woodworks, will speak on the topic“Did You Say Spalted?” He will explain about spalting in wood, what it is, what it looks like and how it is used. Refreshments […]

Suzy Hodgson: Doing her part to combat climate change

Suzy Hodgson: Doing her part to combat climate change

Suzy Hodgson moved to Charlotte in 2008, and it wasn’t long before she became actively involved in her community. Inititally, Hodgson was a member of the Conservation Commission, which included energy issues as part of their mission. She and another member decided to form a separate group to follow up on the work a prior […]

Busy summer with the Cub Scouts

Busy summer with the Cub Scouts

by David Buley, Pack 607 Committee Chair A fun-filled summer program capped an adventure-filled year for Cub Scout Pack 607. Scouts from Shelburne, Charlotte, and Ferrisburgh completed a Mount Philo hike and picnic in June, a camporee at Camp Abnaki, and a special visit to the Shelburne Museum in early July, and attended Camp Sunrise […]

New brochure allows for self-guided tours in Shelburne

New brochure allows for self-guided tours in Shelburne

The Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee has a new brochure that allows readers to take a self-guided walking tour through of a portion of Shelburne Village. Walkers can discover many special trees and historic buildings that are a part of the town’s landscape. The brochure is called “Let’s Take a Walk! Exploring the Cultural Landscape in […]

Turn our town teal: ribbon campaign raises awareness of ovarian cancer

Turn our town teal: ribbon campaign raises awareness of ovarian cancer

This September, for National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, teal ribbons will adorn trees in towns and villages all across the United States, including in Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg. These colorful, biodegradable ribbons are part of a campaign to raise awareness about ovarian cancer and its frequently undetected symptoms. Melody Danaher of Hinesburg is the local […]

News from the Pierson Library

Thursday night: Geek Mountain State Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Discussion at 7pm. Join us for pizza and a discussion of “Radiance” by Catherynne Valente. This novel has been described as a “decopunk pulp SF alt-history space opera mystery set in a Hollywood-and solar system-very different from our own.” Please register in advance so we have enough pizza […]

Wake Robin Pathways Program and Walking Challenge

Wake Robin Pathways Program and Walking Challenge

Twenty-two residents of Wake Robin have decided to walk the distance to Ottawa. Well, technically, they will be using a bus as their means of transportation to the Canadian capitol, but in the meantime, as members of the newly created residents’ walking group, they’re going to try to walk the equivalent of as much of […]

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