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… Read More »

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.… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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