Pierson Library makes way for construction

This week, about two dozen volunteers at Pierson Library are putting books into boxes, loading them onto carts, and stacking them into a moving truck for a half-mile ride before unloading them again across Harbor Road at the Shelburne Field House. The Pierson Library move is finally underway. The village center project has been talked… Read More »

Guster, VSO to rock Shelburne Museum

Guster, VSO to rock Shelburne Museum

Concert-goers to Shelburne Museum are in for a treat this Saturday when the Vermont Symphony Orchestra takes the stage behind indie rock band Guster. Unlike much of the symphony’s summer schedule, the program is rock ’n’ roll. For the four-man band Guster, this gig promises the biggest and grandest sound of the monthlong tour that… Read More »

Green burial advocate to explain natural “green” burials

Green burial advocate to explain natural “green” burials

The Shelburne Cemetery Commission has invited a special guest tonight to discuss “green” burials – environmentally friendly interments that have as little impact as possible on the natural environment. The commission hopes members of the public will attend to learn alongside them about green burials as they consider whether Shelburne should allowing the practice in… Read More »

Lost little brown bat caught napping at fire station

Lost little brown bat caught napping at fire station

When there’s an emergency in Shelburne, people know that if they call 911, the fire department will come. A little brown bat in distress skipped the middleman last week and showed up at the fire station needing some assistance. Shelburne Fire Department Deputy Chief John Goodrich arrived at work at 8 a.m. last Wednesday to… Read More »

Town Manager Search Committee seeks community feedback using online survey

By Doug Merrill Over the past several weeks, the Town Manager Search Committee reviewed proposals from search consulting firms that responded to the committee’s request for proposals. Two firms were interviewed and the committee selected Municipal Resources, Inc. to assist with the search and selection process. The Selectboard unanimously accepted the committee’s recommendation at its… Read More »

Two veteran officers promoted at Shelburne Police

Two veteran officers promoted at Shelburne Police

Shelburne Police Chief Aaron Noble has promoted two longtime officers to the rank of sergeant as part of a reorganization within the department. Sgts. Bruce Beuerlein and Josh Flore are now responsible for overseeing patrol shifts. The promotions were effective earlier this month. Noble, who became chief earlier this year, said the promotions will allow for greater… Read More »

Flynn tour visits Charlotte gardens

Flynn tour visits Charlotte gardens

Every year hundreds of people converge in one Vermont town to tour eight exceptional home gardens. Along the way, visitors use a guide written by tour organizers with the histories of the gardens, maps and every detail tour-goers may need. Participants often carry notebooks and cameras to chronicle plant varieties and settings, and record inspirations.… Read More »

Committee hopes to land new town manager by fall

The search for a new Shelburne town manager took a key step forward Tuesday with the Selectboard approving the search committee’s choice for a recruiting firm to help find and screen applicants. If all goes as planned, the Selectboard should have a list of finalists for the position in three to four months, according to… Read More »