Wake Robin residents pack Selectboard meeting

Wake Robin residents pack Selectboard meeting

By Heather McKim A proposed change to zoning bylaws to increase maximum allowable building heights at Wake Robin drew a crowd to the April 28 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. Many in attendance were residents from the retirement community, which is seeking the change from 35’ maximum roof height to 48’ as it moves toward… Read More »

Women build for Habitat for Humanity

Women build for Habitat for Humanity

Sixty volunteers stepped up and out in pink t-shirts for Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build on Saturday, May 2 in Shelburne. The ladies accomplished the following projects: painting inside the first duplex, installing siding, parging the foundation, building a storage building for the second duplex; clearing the site for the new foundation (a… Read More »

June sees two new projects for Parks and Rec

June sees two new projects for Parks and Rec

by Lettie Stratton Shelburne Parks and Recreation has been busy planning two new projects for the spring. Davis Park will get a new natural playground while a new ADA accessible lift and ramp will be installed at Shelburne Beach. Construction of the natural playground at Davis Park will begin in June. Betsy Cieplicki, director of… Read More »

Shelburne’s Little League Opening Day this Saturday

Shelburne’s Little League Opening Day this Saturday

Come celebrate “America’s Pastime” at one of Shelburne’s great town events, Little League Opening Day, on Saturday, May 2 beginning with the parade of teams through the village at 8:30am. The festivities continue with Opening Day ceremonies, a huge bake sale, exhibition games, and a home run derby contest to determine Shelburne’s top slugger at… Read More »

Two killed in Hinesburg bicycle/car crash Community mourns tragic loss

by Sadie Williams By now, most everyone has heard about the tragic accident between two Hinesburg residents, one travelling by bike, one by car, on Sunday, April 26. The driver has been identified as 17-year-old Joseph Marshall of Hinesburg, a senior at Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School. The biker was 47-year-old Hinesburg resident Richard… Read More »

Public comment session on changes in municipal fees scheduled for May 14

The Selectboard is asking for input on a recently developed proposal that would update development fees charged for building and zoning permits, Planning Commission and Development Review Board applications, water and sewer use, and impact fees. Shelburne’s fees were last updated in 2008, and the proposed increases are in keeping with the Selectboard’s goal of… Read More »