Pastors come together for rededication of SUMC steeple

Pastors come together for rededication of SUMC steeple

The following participated in the October 14th Rededication Service of the newly restored SUMC steeple. A post service luncheon was enjoyed by all. Left to right: David Ely, SUMC Lay Leader; Rev David Murphy, SUMC Pastor 2002-2007; Rev Greg Smith, SUMC Pastor; Rev Steve Goldstein, Retired Methodist Pastor; Rev Larry Curtis, SUMC Pastor 1966-1971; Rev Brigid… Read More »

Selectboard rolls through agenda items

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard heard the first of two public hearings regarding the unregulated proliferation of telecommunications towers and facilities during their Sept. 9 meeting. It also offered Board members preliminary reviews of the fiscal year 2014 Capital Improvement Plan and Shelburne General Fund Budget Report. Town Manager Joe Colangelo gave updates on… Read More »

The Paper Cranes fly to Boston to raise money for cancer research; 26th annual Jimmy Fund Walk on Sept. 21

The Paper Cranes fly to Boston to raise money for cancer research; 26th annual Jimmy Fund Walk on Sept. 21

Dan Bean and Jeanette Voss walk with purpose. Most recently, they’ve been training for the 26th annual Jimmy Fund Walk on Sunday, Sept. 21. The walk raises money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, supporting adult and pediatric cancer treatment as well as research. This is the 11th year that Bean and Voss have participated.  Their… Read More »

Planning Commission discusses “pocket neighborhood” concept

At its meeting on Sept. 11, the Planning Commission focused on the question of amending the zoning regulations to promote “pocket neighborhoods” in the village area. Bill Posey and David Marshall introduced the concept at a previous meeting when they noted that the demand for smaller single family housing is on the rise, particularly in… Read More »

The Readers Write

Traffic jam on Route 7 The traffic on Route 7 in Shelburne is congested. I think everyone who must commute through this area can attest to this. Now that new housing has been developed, i.e. Harrington Avenue, traffic is gridlocked most days and if you live within this new location, getting in and out is… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Become a Pierson Library patron and choose a free book!  In honor of National Library Card sign up month, the Friends of the Pierson Library are donating a free gently used book or DVD to each new Shelburne resident who obtains a library card this month. There is no charge for the card. Not only… Read More »

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 »