New interstate exit numbering system in VT? Scott hopes not.

By Elizabeth Hewitt VTdigger.org For many Vermont businesses and attractions, their nearest interstate exit number is a key line in their advertising. But soon, those numbers may change. State transportation officials met last week with federal officials to discuss Vermont’s interstate signage. Under a standard set in 2009, all states are required to number exits on… Read More »

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 »

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