Shelburne Police arrest man after threats to state workers

By Lisa Scagliotti, Shelburne News and Alan J. Keyes, Shelburne Police have arrested a man wanted after making threats to state employees in Williston and Burlington, prompting heightened security at state offices in those locations Thursday. Police arrested Malachi Buswell, 34, around 11 a.m., according to Officer Bob Lake. Lake said Buswell was previously… 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 »

SCHIP announces spring grant winners

Shelburne, Charlotte, Hinesburg Interfaith Project has announced the recipients of its spring grant awards. SCHIP awarded more than $15,000 to local nonprofits that met the criteria of serving the people of our communities in a variety of ways. The recipients for this cycle were The Carpenter Carse Library in Hinesburg, the Champlain Valley Office of… Read More »

Countdown to Rotary Golf Ball Drop

Every Saturday morning through Aug. 18, members of the Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary will be at the Shelburne Farmers Market selling tickets to the Rotary Gold Ball Drop. The contest is a chance for ticket-holders to win a big cash prize and it raises funds to support worthwhile projects in the three towns Rotary serves. Tickets are $10… Read More »

Clemmons Family Farm to host Humanities Speakers’ Series

The Clemmons Family Farm launches its Humanities Speakers’ Series entitled “To Sing of Common Things: The Voices of Young People in 2018” this weekend. Funded in part by the Vermont Humanities Council, the series will run through fall in the Charlotte farm’s historic Barn House, featuring teenage scholars who are creative writers and spoken-word artists.… Read More »

‘Pot brownies’ at the Wayside

The iconic Wayside Restaurant in Montpelier is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month. Fans of Wayside’s homemade ice cream will enjoy the restaurant’s customer appreciation event, a 100th Anniversary Ice Cream Social, on Sunday, July 29th between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. At dusk there will a special hilltop fireworks display. In conjunction with Vermont’s legalization… Read More »

Rover visits Charlotte for hazardous waste collection

The Chittenden Solid Waste District’s mobile collection unit for household hazardous waste – known as “the Rover” – visits Charlotte on Saturday, July 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Rover will set up at the town salt shed on Root Road. It provides free drop-off of household hazardous leftovers such as paints and stains, automotive fluids, batteries, hobby… 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 »

Parks & Rec News

Summer Concert Series These family-friendly Wednesday concerts at Shelburne Farms are free. July 25 is the Phil Abair Band. Bring a lawn chair and blanket. Pack a picnic dinner or enjoy food from the concession stand. Donations are appreciated. Kids can visit with the animals and everyone can dance on the lawn. The gate at Shelburne Farms… Read More »

Pierson Library News

Library closed until July 23 The library’s move to the Shelburne Field House, 166 Athletic Drive, is under way. Check out the new digs when it reopens Monday, July 23. A celebration is planned for Saturday, July 28, at 1 p.m. Stop in for ice cream, a scavenger hunt, and learn your way around the… Read More »

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