Kidney donor needed for owner of the Dutch Mill

Kidney donor needed for owner of the Dutch Mill

By Boston Neary For over 20 years, Jamie Bissonette has made a career out of serving great meals at the Dutch Mill Restaurant in Shelburne, a business that has been in his family for 49 years. He is known among his neighbors as a caring person who loves helping people. “If someone is in crisis, […]

Shelburne business survey completed; starting point for future discussions

Shelburne business survey completed; starting point for future discussions

The 2015 Shelburne Business Survey is complete, and the Planning Commission presented the results at their June 14 meeting. Michael Moser, research specialist at the University of Vermont, gave a look at the data that was collected from business community respondents. Planning Commissioner Ann Hogan spearheaded the project. It received the support and design assistance […]

Shipwrecks of Shelburne Bay: uncovering mysteries

Shipwrecks of Shelburne Bay: uncovering mysteries

By Lauren Milideo On a recent June morning on a beach near Shelburne Shipyard, boats bobbed on a sparkling Lake Champlain. A group of people with a shared interest in this shipyard’s vessels assembled at the water’s edge. The tools of their trade were laid here and there: cameras, notepaper, pens, and most importantly, scuba […]

Vermont Railways wins in court

Vermont Railways wins in court

The US District Court handed down a decision in the Vermont Railway vs. Shelburne case last week, finding that federal law permits Vermont Railway to continue development of its rail facility in Shelburne. The railway is moving forward with its plans to build a transmodal facility on its 32-acre site next to the LaPlatte River. […]

Teddy Bear celebrates 35th anniversary with big bash

Teddy Bear celebrates 35th anniversary with big bash

by Heather McKim It started with a man with a cart on Church Street. Over the years, the company has transformed into a name synonymous with Shelburne. This June, Vermont Teddy Bear marks its 35th anniversary since those first bears were sold in Burlington. In 1981, John Sortino started with Bearcho, Buffy, Bearazar, and Fuzzy […]

Family fun on the Fourth: fireworks, footraces and fundraisers!

Family fun on the Fourth: fireworks, footraces and fundraisers!

by Eileen O’Grady If you are looking for fun ways to celebrate the 4th of July with the whole family, there are several great events in the local area. In Shelburne: The United Methodist Church will be hosting their annual 4th of July barbecue and auction from 9:00am-1:00pm on the Church Street front lawn. The […]

Bike & Pedestrian Paths Committee presents updated plan

Bike & Pedestrian Paths Committee presents updated plan

At the June 14 Selectboard meeting the Bike & Pedestrian Paths Committee (BPPC) presented updated sidewalk, bike and pedestrian maps. The maps, which had been discussed at the Planning Commission’s March 10 meeting, will replace two existing maps within Shelburne’s Comprehensive Plan: Priority Paths and Sidewalks, and Priority Sidewalks and Crosswalks (Conceptual Location). The updated […]

Congrats to CVU Class of 2016

Congrats to CVU Class of 2016

Shelburne Community School Class of 2020 graduates 91 students Friends and family packed the school gym at the Shelburne Community School last Thursday June 9, 2016 to watch 91 eighth graders graduate. Principal Allan Miller kicked off the graduation, followed by the debut of next year’s Wind Ensemble playing Pomp and Circumstance. Student Council members […]