Shop Shelburne with Sadie

Shop Shelburne with Sadie

by Sadie Williams Shopping for certain people is very difficult. Maybe you’re not really sure if your brother will think wireless headphones are cool, or if your mom will like that book on the history of the Panama Canal. Fortunately, not everyone is that hard to figure out. Dogs and foodies are generally easy to… Read More »

Planning Commission recommends raising height limit for new Wake Robin building

The Planning Commission held a public hearing on Dec. 11, soliciting public feedback on a proposed amendment to the Zoning Bylaws which would increase the building height maximum to 48’ in very limited circumstances. The proposal stemmed Wake Robin’s request to erect a new building to complete their residential community plan. The carefully worded amendment… Read More »

Kate Webb opposes H.R. 4432, supports GMO labeling

Kate Webb opposes H.R. 4432, supports GMO labeling

Representative Kate Webb, Assistant Majority Leader in the Vermont House of Representatives, appeared in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Dec. 10 to testify before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Health regarding H.R. 4432. Webb opened her statement by announcing that she was not acting as a representative of her state or government, but as… Read More »

Selectboard discusses uptick in emergency services at Harbor Place; VNA rep addresses social service allocation

By Heather McKim Attempted murder, drugs, assaults, and drunk and disorderly conduct were some of the reasons for the 185 calls from Harbor Place to the Shelburne Police Department during the past year. The amount of Shelburne Emergency Response resources utilized by Harbor Place was one of the issues on the agenda at the Dec.… Read More »

Shelburne News prepares for final edition of the year

The Shelburne News will publish its last edition of 2014 next Tuesday, Dec. 23. Interested readers, businesses, and friends of the Shelburne News should send letters-to-the-editor, calendar notices, press releases, photos, and other notes of interest to by noon on Friday, Dec. 19 for inclusion in the final publication of the year. The next… Read More »

The Readers Write

Thanks for clear roads Shelburne has the luck to have road and sidewalk crews that do their job excellently and then, we have businesses or people who clean their driveways and put their snow back onto the sidewalks. I walked the past two days from Davis Park to the Post Office on one day and… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Shelburne Parks and Recreation Holiday Office Hours:  The Recreation Office will close at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 24 through Friday, Dec. 26. We will also close at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 31 through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. We wish everyone a safe, happy and healthy holiday season.   Town Facility Reservations Deadline: Gym or Activity Room reservations for… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Red Clover and Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Discussion for Homeschoolers: All homeschoolers are invited to join us on Friday, Dec. 19 from 10:30am to noon. Younger students (grades K-3) will hear a Red Clover Award nominee, while older students (grades 4-8) will discuss the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award contender “One Came Home” by Amy Timberlake.… Read More »