Town, railway dispute continues

Town, railway dispute continues

The Town filed a temporary restraining order with the U.S. District Court on Sept. 17 seeking relief from the Court’s June 29 ruling, which allowed Vermont Railway to continue constructing its transload transmodal facility near the banks of the LaPlatte River because of federal preemption. The Town says the ruling was based on incomplete information… Read More »

Over 500 people celebrate Colleen Haag’s retirement

Over 500 people celebrate Colleen Haag’s retirement

Over 500 friends, family, co-workers, a former Governor, Vermont’s Secretary of State, Town Clerks from across the state and townspeople showed up last Thursday to honor longtime Town Clerk/Treasurer Colleen Haag in a retirement celebration held at Shelburne Museum’s Pizzagalli Center. Guests were asked to bring canned food donations in Haag’s honor to the event… Read More »

Fire destroys historic barn at Shelburne Farms

Fire destroys historic barn at Shelburne Farms

By Holly Brough and Boston Neary The thunderstorm that rolled through Shelburne on Sunday morning may have woken many from a sound sleep, but it had a far more devastating impact at Shelburne Farms. At about 5:30am, on Sept. 11, 2016, lightning from the storm struck the Old Dairy Barn on the Southern Acres portion… Read More »

Celebrate the Harvest Festival at Shelburne Farms on Saturday

Celebrate the Harvest Festival at Shelburne Farms on Saturday

Even though Shelburne Farms suffered a devastating loss last Sunday when fire consumed the Old Dairy Barn, there is nothing stopping the the 38th Annual Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival from taking place on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10am-4pm. The Harvest Festival is a community event celebrating Vermont farm and food traditions, and a full day… Read More »

What’s your watermark? Documentary film comes to Shelburne

What’s your watermark? Documentary film comes to Shelburne

The Shelburne Natural Resources and Conservation Committee, the Shelburne Planning Commission, and the Pierson Library are teaming up to present a screening and discussion of the documentary film “What’s Your Watermark?” next Tuesday at Shelburne Town Hall. “What’s Your Watermark?” is the brainchild of Jen Fleckenstein and Steve Parker of Clear Water Filtration, a water… Read More »

Labor Day weekend is one last wave of summer

Labor Day weekend is one last wave of summer

Beautiful weather for the Labor Day weekend was the backdrop for lots of great outdoor fun. From boating to biking, to hiking and cooking out, the spectacular weekend days and cool nights were the perfect ending to a gorgeous summer.

Shelburne Fire Dept. celebrates 75th anniversary

Shelburne Fire Dept. celebrates 75th anniversary

For more photos click here Young and old gathered along Falls Road, Route 7 and at the Fire Station on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon to honor and cheer on members of Shelburne’s Fire Department during their 75th Anniversary parade. Fire trucks from neighboring town joined in, as well as engines from Baldwin, NY (Nassau County)… Read More »

Shelburne Fire Dept.’s 75th Anniversary Parade on Saturday

Shelburne Fire Dept.’s 75th Anniversary Parade on Saturday

Shelburne’s firetruck parade is coming up this Saturday, Aug. 27 at 2pm. The parade honors the 75th anniversary of the Shelburne Fire Department, and will feature fire engines from Shelburne, Charlotte, Hinesburg, Essex, Ferrisburgh, Colchester and other neighboring towns. Also in the parade will be the Shelburne Police, Shelburne EMS, and the Shelburne Boy Scouts.… Read More »

Veterans’ Memorial Flag stolen

Veterans’ Memorial Flag stolen

The American flag that was presented to the Shelburne Veterans’ Memorial last September during the memorial dedication ceremony, was reported stolen by the Veteran’s Memorial Committee on Monday. The flag was a special gift from Sen. Patrick Leahy, and has flown over the U. S. Capitol Building. Committee members believe the flag was taken sometime… Read More »