Pierson Library Steering Committee meets with architects to discuss library plans

Pierson Library Steering Committee meets with architects to discuss library plans

By Amanda Holman When the first Shelburne library was founded in 1888, it housed around 100 volumes and catered to a population of about 1,300. Today, Shelburne’s Pierson Library has over 25,000 books in its collection and serves a population of over 7,000. Yet, the library collection is still expanding. The Pierson Library Building Steering… Read More »

CVAA recognizes Shelburne’s Jamie Bissonette

CVAA recognizes Shelburne’s Jamie Bissonette

The Champlain Valley Agency on Aging (CVAA) honored Shelburne resident and Dutch Mill Family Restaurant owner Jamie Bissonette for his longtime support of the agency at its annual meeting on Oct. 28 at the Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center in South Burlington. Bissonette has long hosted a community meal at his Shelburne restaurant, and for… Read More »

Gov. Peter Shumlin, Vermont Emergency Officials Update on Winter Storm and Power Outages

The following press release was sent by Susan Allen late this morning. Gov. Peter Shumlin, state emergency officials and representatives from the utility companies urged Vermonters to use caution in the wake of the latest winter storm, which has left tens of thousands of Vermonters without power across the state. While utility crews are working… Read More »

“Toys for Kids” barrels ready for donations

“Toys for Kids” barrels ready for donations

The area’s Marine Corp League and Shelburne’s John Welsh are back at it again. The bright red “Toys for Kids of Vermont” barrels have been placed throughout Chittenden County in local retail establishments waiting to be filled with donated new, unwrapped toys that will be distributed to local children in need in time for Christmas.… Read More »

It’s all fun and games

It’s all fun and games

By Amanda Holman Entering Tilt Classic Arcade and Ale House (Tilt), a new bar in South Burlington, is a bit like crossing over into any adult’s fantasy. The two-story space is filled with pinball and arcade games, sure to send any person over 20 into a nostalgic tailspin. With a range of games from the… Read More »

115th annual Christmas Bird Count, Dec. 14 – Jan. 5

115th annual Christmas Bird Count, Dec. 14 – Jan. 5

The following press release was received from Tom Rogers of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department this morning.   This holiday season marks the 115th annual Christmas Bird Count, a favorite tradition among Vermont’s birding community. Birders in Vermont are encouraged to participate in the count, which begins on Dec. 14 and runs through Jan.… Read More »

VTrans seeks input for On-Road Bicycle Plan, meeting Tuesday night

VTrans seeks input for On-Road Bicycle Plan, meeting Tuesday night

Nancy Schultz, Executive Director of the VT Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition, sent the following email this morning. According to the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) website, the On-Road Bicycle Plan they are developing will “categorize state highway corridors into several tiers. The tier system will rank the state highway corridors for on-road bicycling based on… Read More »

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