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 »

Shelburne Christmas Bazaar returns Dec. 6

Shelburne Christmas Bazaar returns Dec. 6

The annual Christmas Bazaar at the Shelburne United Methodist Church will be held Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9am-2pm. This year, as in years past, there will be handcrafted merchandise for sale from local craftspeople including quilts, lotions and soaps, hand towels, jewelry, pottery, redneck ornaments, and much more. Also featured will be fair trade products,… Read More »

Meetings in Town

Monday, Nov. 17 Bike and Pedestrian Paths Committee, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 2 Tuesday, Nov. 18 Pierson Library Building Steering Committee, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 2 Wednesday, Nov. 19 Development Review Board, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 1 Thursday, Nov. 20 Planning Commission, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 1 Monday, Nov. 24 Social… Read More »

The Readers Write

The race isn’t over yet The statewide election results are a clarion call that the people of Vermont are fed up with the direction in which the governor has been leading us. If there had not been a libertarian on the ballot, Scott Milne would have won the most votes. Until the legislature votes in… Read More »

DRB Agenda

Development Review Board Draft Agenda Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Design Review Application(s) Application CU14-16 Application by Donald Porter and Anne Bentley and Michael and Alison Clapp for Conditional Use approval for a lakeshore erosion control structure. Properties at 340… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Tonight! Reception for Nancy McGowan from 6:30 to 7:30pm at the Library. Nancy’s beautiful painting are on display at the Library throughout November and December. Come meet Nancy personally, view her artwork, and enjoy light refreshments. Tech Week: It’s not too late to call to schedule a technology assistance appointment. We are happy to help… Read More »

Op-Ed: 2014 Election a referendum on failed policies

Good public policy badly executed is not better than bad public policy executed well. The outcome is often the same for Vermont citizens—bad. And, of course, bad ideas executed badly are a special hell for Vermonters. We’ve just re-elected a government that has made bad ideas, bad management, and bad leadership seem ordinary. No whining… Read More »


VASTA Youth SPARQ:  Join the Rec Department after school for the VASTA Youth SPARQ Program (Speed Power Agility Reaction and Quickness). Professional strength and conditioning coaches will stimulate, motivate and educate young people in the areas of fitness and nutrition for overall well-being. VASTA’s approach is to shape the interest of young athletes and non-athletes… Read More »