Cause unknown, no injuries in Shelburne structure fire

Cause unknown, no injuries in Shelburne structure fire

By MADELINE HUGHES A vacant barn tucked into the woods off Harbor Road was destroyed by fire Tuesday despite firefighters from four departments battling the blaze that triggered live ammunition stored inside. No one was injured and the structure was vacant at the time, according to fire officials. Just after 1 p.m. Tuesday, Shelburne dispatch… Read More »

Looking back at 2018 in Shelburne

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI In a single groundbreaking last fall, Shelburne looked both forward and back as plans came into focus to build an entirely new Pierson Library while at the same time renovating the 91-year-old Town Hall building. As we combed through the 2018 archives to share highlights this week, we took note of the… Read More »

SCHIP’s Treasure brims with one-of-a-kind finds

SCHIP’s Treasure brims with one-of-a-kind finds

By MARY ANN LICKTEIG Need a last-minute Christmas gift? How about a cashmere sweater for $30, Bruno Magli slingbacks for $10 or a $4 tie? At SCHIP’s Treasure in Shelburne, you can even pick up a Hermès silk scarf – a Parisian luxury – for $275. Rather donate to charity in lieu of buying gifts?… Read More »

Selectboard takes first pass at FY2019-20 budget

By MADELINE HUGHES The Shelburne Selectboard made a first pass at the municipal budget at a regular meeting Tuesday night. After listening to department heads and town committees last Thursday, the spending plans were synthesized into one town budget. In the coming 2019-20 fiscal year, the town will start to pay off debt acquired through… Read More »

Small town food producers are thriving — From cheese to gin: Locally made foods put Vermont taste on the holiday table

Small town food producers are thriving — From cheese to gin: Locally made foods put Vermont taste on the holiday table

By MADELINE HUGHES Business is good for Charlotte, Hinesburg and Shelburne food producers as the local food movement continues to flourish. New businesses continue to crop up, adding flavor, and drawing locals and tourists alike. Combined, these often small businesses employ dozens of people, and it’s all part of a state trend. In November, Vermont… Read More »