The Readers Write

SCS athletic director gives thanks A big thank you to Nick Mead and The Field House for donating space for a middle school field hockey tournament on Sunday, Oct. 19. Nearly 120 girls enjoyed participating in the tournament while learning valuable lessons. Without your generosity it would not have been possible. From all the athletes on the… Read More »

Selectboard agenda

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda Oct. 28, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Consider Approval of the Oct.14, Oct. 19, and Oct. 21 Selectboard Minutes Citizen Participation and Public Comments Selectboard Comment Town Manager’s Report Discussion of Employment Practices in the Cemetery Department Update and Review with… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30am: Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Storytime with Dawna Hammers. Bring your friends and your voices to this special event and go home with a Halloween treat! Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6:45pm: IndieFlix Independent Movie Night. Our movie this month is “New York Pizza Confessions.” We will be live-streaming this 2011 film exploring what… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: Jim Noble

Notable Neighbors: Jim Noble

by Sadie Williams Jim Noble has produced an incredible portfolio of influential works. His pieces don’t hang on the walls of galleries, rather, they fly across television and computer screens and gleam from the pages of magazines. Noble, who has lived in Shelburne since 2008, is a freelance copywriter and creative director whom his former… Read More »

Emerge Vermont celebrates Madeleine Kunin’s legacy

Emerge Vermont celebrates Madeleine Kunin’s legacy

Emerge Vermont’s Legacy and Leadership celebration brought together over 175 people to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Governor Madeleine Kunin’s election as Vermont’s first female governor. The event, hosted by Shelburne Museum on Wednesday, Oct. 15, boasted speakers such as Gov. Madeleine Kunin, Senator Patrick Leahy, Congressman Peter Welch, Sue Minter, and Becca Balint. Emerge… Read More »

Halloween Happenings

Thursday, Oct. 23 The Mahana Magic Foundation’s Haunted House at the Old Lantern will be open to all neighboring communities free of charge on Thursday, Oct 23 from 5-7pm. A storyteller, pumpkin carving, and free pizza and cider will round out the event. **** Nightmare Vermont, a thrilling interactive haunted house at Burlington Memorial Auditorium,… Read More »

Milestones

Deaths Lilian (Becker) Lisman – Shelburne Lilian Edith (Becker) Lisman passed away on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, having just celebrated her 99th birthday. Lily was born in New York City on Oct. 7, 1915, the oldest of three children. The family moved to Burlington in her youth. Her father was a cattleman and beef distributor… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Bolton Valley After School Ski & Snowboard Program 2015 Registration Information:  Registration opens for 7th and 8th graders, who receive first priority for this program at the Recreation Office on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7:30am. On Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7:30am registration opens for 5th… Read More »

Grants to help Vermont lakes, rivers, habitat available now

The 2015 Vermont Watershed Grants Program is now accepting applications for funding projects that help Vermonters protect, restore, and enjoy the state’s watersheds. The applications are due no later than Friday, Nov. 21. “Watershed grants are available to municipalities, local or regional governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and water-related citizen groups,” said Rick Hopkins of the… Read More »

SCS PTO partners with local businesses for fundraisers: Shopping Shelburne benefits school and businesses

Are you tired of being asked to purchase wrapping paper and gifts on an annual basis? Fear not, instead of the wrapping paper fundraiser townspeople have come to expect, the Shelburne Community School’s PTO will try something new this year called Shelburne Community Days. Once a month, the PTO will partner with a local business… Read More »