Accident on U.S. Route 7 leads to two trapped in vehicles

Accident on U.S. Route 7 leads to two trapped in vehicles

Around noon on Friday, a five-car accident on U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte left two trapped in their cars and four transported to the hospital. According to a press release from Vermont State Police, the accident began when a southbound Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by 70-year-old Edward Woodruff of Westport, N.Y. crossed the center… Read More »

Police seek leads in ice chunk accident

Police seek leads in ice chunk accident

On Wednesday, March 22, Shelburne Rescue and Charlotte Fire Department responded to a single-car accident on U.S. Route 7 near Crosswinds Road in Charlotte. According to a press release from Charlotte Fire and Rescue Services, a Chevrolet Tahoe that had been traveling northbound went off the road, and witnesses at the scene described seeing a… Read More »

Town Public Safety Log — March 25 to March 31

Saturday, March 25 04:15 Suspicious BIRCH RD, Shelburne Caller reported outside water faucet running. Shelburne Police was dispatched. The officer determined the water was left on by a contractor. The water was turned off and the property owner was notified. 09:33 Medical Call WAKE ROBIN DR; WAKE ROBIN, Shelburne Caller reported a medical emergency. Shelburne… Read More »

Amphibians emerge from their winter homes for spring migrations

Amphibians emerge from their winter homes for spring migrations

Shelburne’s gravelly Pond Road probably doesn’t look intimidating to human drivers. But to an inch-and-a-half-long amphibian, Pond Road divides worlds. And early spring’s warm(ish) nights are an active, sometimes dangerous, time for Vermont’s amphibians to move from one world to another. Amphibians, appearing in wetlands and on roadways on spring nights, play an important role… Read More »

Community Bulletin Board

Pet Licensing for cats and dogs due April 1: The cost is $12 for neutered/spayed and $16 for unaltered. Please register by March 31 and be entered into the drawing for Shelburne Cat of the Year and Shelburne Dog of the Year. Sponsored by Aubuchon Hardware, Happy Tails of Vt., Pet Food Warehouse, Prima Dogga, Shelburne… Read More »

Lewis Creek Association makes plans for upcoming field season

Lewis Creek Association makes plans for upcoming field season

The Lewis Creek Association has begun its call for volunteers for its summer fieldwork. Planned for this summer is monitoring water quality in various local creeks, and managing the invasive plant European frogbit. Lewis Creek Association Program Coordinator Krista Hoffsis noted that monitoring water quality allows LCA to observe trends and take note of changes… Read More »

Shelburne officer participates in Police Unity Tour

Shelburne officer participates in Police Unity Tour

There are approximately 900,000 police officers serving communities across the nation. It can be a difficult job, a dangerous one, and, sometimes, a deadly one. Approximately every 61 hours, a police officer loses his or her life in the line of duty. Each year, there are more than 15,000 assaults on officers and nearly 14,000… Read More »

Authors delight local audience

Authors delight local audience

Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen have written and illustrated several hilarious and clever books together, and the Flying Pig brought them to the Town Hall in Shelburne, where they read three of those books: “Extra Yarn,” “Sam and Dave Dig a Hole,” and their newest collaboration, “Triangle.” After the readings, Barnett and Klassen, who are… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Genealogy Resources Shelburne resident and Pierson Library volunteer John Kelley is offering several genealogy classes. If you are interested in learning more and exploring online, check out Heritage Quest – available to you for free with your library card. This comprehensive collection of American genealogical sources, including primary sources, local and family histories, and finding… Read More »

Meetings in Town

Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Bikes & Paths Committee 3rd Monday 7pm in MR 2 Cemetery Commission 3rd Thursday 7pm in the Staff Room Development Review Board  1st and 3rd Wednesdays 7pm in MR 1 Dog Park Committee 1st Monday 6pm in MR 2 Historic Preservation and Design Review Committee… Read More »

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