Learning about and celebrating the water

Learning about and celebrating the water

UVM Professor Walter Poleman and Chief Don Stevens of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation teach participants about the geological history of Shelburne Bay from the perspective of an ecologist and a spiritual leader at the recent “Celebrating Sacred Waters on Shelburne Bay” presentation hosted by the Vermont CleanWater Network.

Keeping promises

Keeping promises

A young child walks among the remembrance flowers in the Promise Garden at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Shelburne Musuem on Sunday. Each participant receives a flower with the color specific to their connection with the disease: blue represents someone with alzheimer’s or dementia; purple signifies someone who has lost a loved one to… Read More »

Soldiers against Alzheimer’s

Soldiers against Alzheimer’s

Members of the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion (in Star Wars stormtrooper costumes) stand out in the crowd at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday at Shelburne Museum. More 1,800 people participated in the event, raising $265,378 toward a goal of $305,000. The walk is the nonprofit’s largest public awareness event to raise funds for… Read More »

Do Not Fight Fall

By SABINA EVARTS Do not fight fall – It harbors no ill will towards you. Gently it pushes through summer’s last warm days with brisk winds, hurrying clouds, stray red maple leaves. Let it come – Absently remark about the shorter days, cooler air, your fading garden. Yet feel the quickening within you! And the… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Minecraft tonight Kids in grades 5 and up convene at the library on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. for a fun evening of Minecraft with friends and snacks. Attendees must have a Minecraft account. Bring your own device or call to reserve a library computer. Please register in advance. Genealogy news Call to schedule an individual… Read More »

League of Vermont Writers holds fall program in Shelburne

Friday is the deadline to register for the League of Vermont Writers’ fall workshop that will be held Oct. 6 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne. Titled “Other Paths to Publication: Independent Presses and Self-Publishing,” the event will run from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Three speakers are scheduled:… Read More »

Bike train to school rolls on Fridays to Oct. 19

Kids and parents looking for some morning exercise can join the Friday morning Bike Train to school starting this week through Oct. 19. Shelburne Community School’s PTO is organizing the event for students in third grade and older. Shelburne Police Officer Bob Lake has signed up to ride each week with the group using a… Read More »

See you later, library

See you later, library

The Pierson Library was demolished last week as the reconstruction project gets underway in earnest. Construction is scheduled for completion next spring, and a groundbreaking ceremony is Saturday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m.

Parks & Rec News

After School Fitness Kids in grades 5-8 join Instructor Nick Mead after school to improve general conditioning including a focus on core, strength, agility, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Based on the principle of movement mechanics, consistency, form and then intensity, the program leads to higher sports performance and fewer sports injuries. Research also indicates that… Read More »

New time for green burials talk tonight

Shelburne Cemetery Commission’s presentation and discussion of green burials is tonight at 7 p.m. in the activity room on the ground floor of the town offices. The time was revised since it was announced in last week’s Shelburne News. The commission will host Michelle Acciavatti, an end-of-life specialist based in Montpelier and proponent of green… Read More »

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