Shelburne Rescue Squad finds some good friends

Shelburne Rescue Squad finds some good friends

Earlier this year, the Shelburne Rescue Squad reached out to the community for some friends. As recommended by Shelburne Rescue Squad members John Kelley and Sara Lewis, the team started an auxiliary group called Friends of Shelburne Rescue. It’s been a big hit. “I have on my roster right now 20 names … plus there… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

20th Annual Back to the Beach Night Tuesday, June 20 from 6 to 8pm. Join us at Shelburne Beach for a fun picnic to kick off the start of beach season. A bounce house will provide entertainment for the kids, and be sure to bring your swimsuit. Bring a dish to share for the picnic.… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Chapter Two The Friends of the Pierson Library have an ongoing book sale in the new materials area of the Pierson Library. Great bargains for everyone, with children’s books and DVDs just $1, paperbacks at $3, and hardbacks for $5. The Friends are running bi-monthly specials when books on a particular topic will be 50% off.… Read More »

Free fishing day is Saturday; bass season opens

Free fishing day is Saturday; bass season opens

Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s statewide summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 10 and will be highlighted by the 17th Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival, as well as the opening of the state’s traditional bass fishing season. “Vermont’s Free Fishing Day enables both residents and non-residents to go fishing in Vermont waters for the day… Read More »

American Red Cross seeks blood donors

To avoid a summer blood shortage, the American Red Cross is urging people who have never given blood before—and those who haven’t given recently—to donate blood now. While the need for blood is constant during the summer, the Red Cross reports a drastic decline in new donors. Nationwide and in Vermont, about one-third fewer new… Read More »

Local graduation dates:

Champlain Valley Union High School Graduation Friday, June 16 Patrick Gymnasium, University of Vermont, 1-2:30pm Shelburne Community School 8th grade graduation Thursday, June 15, 4:30-9:30pm School gym and cafeteria

Choose native plants to promote wildlife

Choose native plants to promote wildlife

June is a time of year when many gardeners and landscapers eagerly break out their shovels and go to work in their yards and gardens. Beyond the beauty new gardens provide, landscapers can make a big difference for wildlife with the plants they choose. “Native plants such as black elderberry or wild cherry trees help a… Read More »

Meetings in town

Town of Shelburne Committee, Board & Commission Monthly Meeting Dates* Additions/Changes: The Board of Civil Authority will meet on June 12 at 7pm in MR 1 The Ethics Committee meeting has been changed to June 22 at 8am in MR 1 Regular Schedule Bikes & Paths Committee 3rd Monday at 7pm in MR 2 Cemetery… Read More »

Planning agenda

Agenda Shelburne Planning Commission Thursday, June 8, 7pm Meeting Room 1 Shelburne Municipal Center 5240 Shelburne Road 1.CALL TO ORDER (7pm) •(GROUP PHOTOGRAPH IMMEDIATELY PRIOR) 2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:01pm) 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:02pm) •May 25, 2017. 4. DISCLOSURES RELATING TO ANY POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (7:05pm) 5. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (7:10pm) Limited… Read More »

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