Harvest Festival celebrates Vermont’s farms, forests, future

Harvest Festival celebrates Vermont’s farms, forests, future

Shelburne Farms will host its annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20. The day-long family-friendly event honors Vermont’s farm and forestry traditions through connection with food, agriculture, and community. Over 7,000 people are expected to attend to enjoy Vermont foods, farm-based education and other educational exhibits, craft demonstrations, and performing arts. The event will take… Read More »

Davis Park Association builds community

Davis Park Association builds community

The Davis Park Neighborhood Association enjoyed its first annual potluck dinner Friday, Sept. 5, on an unusually summer-like evening. Residents had an opportunity both to reconnect with old friends and to meet new neighbors. The dinner was followed by a brief meeting to review the primary mission of the new neighborhood association: to build community.… Read More »

Help a neighbor: volunteer for Meals on Wheels

Shelburne Meals on Wheels needs some extra hands! All it takes is 1.5 hours per month and an interest in helping a neighbor. Meals on Wheels volunteers pick up meals at approximately 10am at the Senior Center residence on Cherry Street in downtown Burlington next to St. Paul’s Cathedral. The meals are ready to go… Read More »

Take a hike at Rokeby Museum

Take a hike at Rokeby Museum

Join Addison County forester Chris Olsen on a hike on Rokeby Museum’s nature trail Sunday, Sept. 21 at 3pm as a salute to the nature-loving Robinson family. A former home to sheep and dairy cattle, Rokeby’s landscape reveals much of its historic past. Plan to attend and take a look at what’s growing here now,… Read More »

DRB discusses form based zoning proposal

Kate Lalley, Planning Commission Chair, and Dean Pierce, Director of Planning and Zoning, appeared before the Development Review Board (DRB) at their meeting on Sept. 3 to present the latest draft of the form based zoning proposal. Lalley quickly reviewed the early background of the project, its guiding principles, and the key points of the… Read More »

Rotary members lend a hand to community project in Hinesburg

Rotary members lend a hand to community project in Hinesburg

Members of Charlotte Shelburne Rotary pitched in to help build the new compost shed at Hinesburg Community School last Saturday, Aug. 30. In line with the Rotary motto “Service above Self,” the Rotarians, L-R: Doris Sage and Dennis Webster, both of Shelburne, along with Michael Clapp of Charlotte, were caught hard at work last weekend.

PARKS and REC NEWS

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html The fall and winter brochure is now available! Pick up a copy at our office or find it on our website. Fall Golf Clinic: Mike Bailey, Kwiniaska’s PGA Pro, will instruct this quick review of all the basic strokes, clubs, and fundamentals. This clinic is aimed… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Summer youth programs a great success! Thank you to the Friends of the Pierson Library for providing a summer of wonderful science themed programming! Special congratulations to this year’s E-Reader recipients, 7th grader Aiden Pricer-Coan who read a whopping 24,003 pages and 6th grader Emma Comeau, who took the prize in the K-6 bracket with… Read More »