Host a Fresh Air child this summer

Host a Fresh Air child this summer

This November, many Chittenden County families are thankful for something special: the gift of friendship with a New York City child. Each summer, close to 4,000 inner-city children visit suburban, rural, and small town communities across 13 states from Virginia to Maine and Canada through The Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family Program. By volunteering… Read More »

Milestones

Milestones

Weddings Richardson-Jackson Brittney M. Richardson, formerly of Shelburne, and Gregory M. Jackson, formerly of Worcester, Mass., were united in marriage on Nov. 1, 2014 in Burlington. Brittney is the daughter of Shelley Richardson of Shelburne and Gary Richardson of Charlotte. She is a graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School, University of Delaware, and Northeastern University. Greg… Read More »

Scott Milne issues press release, puts off announcement regarding gubernatorial race

Milne for Vermont issued a press release this morning containing Scott Milne’s latest announcement regarding the not quite resolved gubernatorial election. He did not acknowledge whether or not he would push legislators to vote for him during the requisite legislative election to take place in January, instead saying that he would make an announcement on… Read More »

ECHO Open Door Program Launches for 2015: “You Give, We Give Campaign”

Contact: Steve Perkins Director of Development & Communications 802-864-1848 ext. 118 sperkins@echovermont.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burlington, VT— ECHO’s “You Give, We Give” Campaign empowers ECHO members to donate free membership s to a local family in need by simply renewing their existing, or purchasing new memberships. Since 2008, The “You Give, We Give” campaign serves… Read More »

Draft Agenda

Shelburne Planning Commission Draft Agenda Thursday, Nov. 20, 6pm Shelburne Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Approval of Agenda Work Session Continued discussion of Form Based Zoning proposal sections 1-4 of version 3.2; as time allows, discussion of Form Based Zoning proposal sections 1-5 of version 3.2 Approval of Minutes Nov. 6, 2014… Read More »

Sweetwaters gives back with Thanksgiving dinner, coat drive

Sweetwaters gives back with Thanksgiving dinner, coat drive

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, Sweetwaters is preparing for the community’s most celebrated dinner. “Our Thanksgiving Day gathering has become a cherished tradition for many volunteers and guests. We are proud to be celebrating our 25th year welcoming guests in for Thanksgiving dinner, great conversation, and good laughs.” states Sweetwaters’ owner, David Melincoff. For the past two and… Read More »

Winter parking ban reminder

Winter parking ban reminder

As the winter season is fast approaching the Town of Shelburne would like to take this opportunity to remind all residents of the Winter Parking Ban. As defined in Shelburne’s Motor Vehicle and Traffic Regulation Ordinance, the ban is effective from Dec.1 to April 1. There is no parking on town streets between the hours… Read More »

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

To prepare for a real fire, Charlotte and Shelburne firefighters practice a live burn drill on Saturday, Nov. 8 on Spear Street in Shelburne. Photo by Lee Krohn

Vermonters take 3SquaresVT Challenge to learn about hunger in community

Next week Vermonters across the state will participate in Hunger Free Vermont’s 5th Annual 3SquaresVT Challenge as part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Nov. 16-22. Challenge participants have been asked to eat on the average 3SquaresVT budget—approximately $36 for the week for one person or $1.72 per meal. The purpose of the Challenge is… Read More »