News from the Pierson Library: May 8, 2014

Today! The Fairy Club returns! Fairies and gnomes are hard at working helping spring flowers bloom. We invite kids ages 4 and up to stop by at 3:15pm to learn more about the fairy world and all its sprightly creatures. Take part in a different craft each Thursday afternoon in May.  Snacks are provided. Please… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: The Reverend Craig Smith

November in Vermont signals a palpable transition between seasons – from the crisp fall leaves to a frosted wonderland. Last year, while the Green Mountains welcomed winter’s chill, Shelburne’s Trinity Episcopal Church coped with an unexpected change in its clerical landscape. The Reverend Craig Smith was called to serve Trinity for 15 years. Having outreached… Read More »

Vermont finally welcomes home Vietnam Vets

It may have taken 41 years, but Vermont Vietnam Veterans were finally welcomed home and properly recognized by the State thanks to the efforts of Rep. Vicki Strong. A Republican from Albany, Vt., Strong acknowledged that while servicemen from other wars were treated like heroes when they returned home, Vietnam Vets were not. Worse yet,… Read More »

Lose your shoes, support Youth Catalytics

Youth Catalytics, Inc. is conducting a shoe drive during entire month of May to raise funds in support of its work – to address the needs of at-risk youth, benefit microenterprise ventures in developing nations, and to keep old shoes out of local landfills. The public is invited to participate by donating used shoes at… Read More »


Mr. and Mrs. Dan Barrett of Scarborough, Maine and Dr. and Mrs. Ted Fink of Shelburne are pleased to announce the engagement of Kelsey Barrett and Mike Fink. Kelsey is a graduate of Bates College and teaches mathematics at Scarborough High School.  Mike is a graduate of Bates College and earned his PhD in chemistry… Read More »

Helen-Mary L. Danyow – Shelburne/Ferrisburgh

Surrounded by her loving family and the compassionate staff at Starr Farm Nursing Center, Helen-Mary Lull Danyow, 79, died May 3, 2014. Helen-Mary was born on Jan. 4, 1935, in Hanover, N.H., to Robert D. and Catherine (Durick) Lull. Her early childhood years were spent in Poultney, followed by a move to Shelburne. She met… Read More »

Let’s Green Up

Shelburne is hosting Green Up Day activities on Saturday, May 3. As in years’ past, individuals, groups, and neighborhoods will be cleaning up the roadsides, paths, trails, sidewalks, and shorelines. Interested residents can grab a special Green Up bag or two at the Town Office or at the Shelburne Supermarket and sign up for a… Read More »

Bird boxes capture fond memories of Shelburne

An envelope containing a handwritten note and the photograph, above, arrived at the Shelburne News office last Friday from Hampshire, England. The note, penned by Derrick Roots, relayed this sentiment: “Our daughter, her husband, and our two grandchildren moved to Shelburne 14 years ago,” he began. “The last time we paid a visit was Christmas… Read More »