Planning Commission discusses solar array standards

At its Sept. 25 meeting, the Planning Commission conversed via Skype with Rutland Town officials about their recently adopted solar facility siting standards. This interactive discussion was prompted by the proposed installation of a solar array at the Teddy Bear Factory.  Shelburne does not currently have standards on solar facilities and thus would have little… Read More »

Selectboard Draft Agenda

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda Oct. 14, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Consider Approval of the Minutes of Sept. 23, 2014 and Sept. 27, 2014* Citizen Participation and Public Comments Selectboard Comment Town Manager’s Report Public Hearing for FY2015-2020 Capital Improvement Plan and Consider Adoption* Update… Read More »

The Readers Write

Stay alert on foot and behind the wheel On my way to UHC for blood work on a dark and dreary day, I drive along Route 7 to get to my destination. At the intersection of Main Street, I pull ahead and stop before preparing to proceed. Imagine my surprise when stopped, to see a pedestrian… Read More »

Be prepared for the Nov. 4 General Election

The last day to register to vote for the General Election is Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 5pm. Residents who register through the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) voter system are encouraged to check with the Town Clerk’s office before the deadline. The majority of the forms from the DMV never make it to the office… Read More »

Library News

Friday morning:  Homeschoolers are invited to a discussion of either the Red Clover award nominated book “The Day the Crayons Quit” (for grades K-3) or the Dorothy Canfield Fisher contender “The Great Trouble” by Deborah Hopkinson (for grades 4-8) at 10:30am on Oct. 10.  No registration necessary. Refreshments will be served. 50th Annual Friends of… Read More »

DRB Draft Agenda

Development Review Board Draft Agenda Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7pm Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Design Review Application(s) Application SP07-03R3 (Continued) Application by Derek Hellyer, on behalf of 3310 Shelburne Road Properties LLC, for a site plan amendment to include high impact lighting review (§1975).… Read More »

Pierson Library Book Sale celebrates 50 years: Pancake breakfast coincides with annual event

Pierson Library Book Sale celebrates 50 years: Pancake breakfast coincides with annual event

Preparations are well in hand for the 50th Annual Pierson Library Book Sale and the Shelburne Fire Department Pancake Breakfast next weekend. The Book Sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 11 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, Oct. 12 from 10am-3:30pm at the Shelburne Town Center Gym. The Pancake Breakfast will also be held on Saturday, Oct. 11… Read More »

Shelburne church hosts traditional Vermont dining experience

Shelburne church hosts traditional Vermont dining experience

There’s still time to attend Shelburne United Methodist Church’s Old Fashioned Harvest Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 4. The annual chicken dinner is a Vermont tradition that brings together a friendly collection of locals and visitors who swap stories over a hearty homemade meal. The Harvest Dinner includes chicken and gravy, biscuits, mashed potatoes, maple squash,… Read More »

Selectboard talks telecommunication towers, solar array, dog parks, and stormwater

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard focused on getting a “seat at the table” when it comes to the unregulated proliferation of telecommunication towers and facilities at its Sept. 23 meeting. The Board members sought to gain that seat through proposed amendments to the town’s comprehensive plan. The meeting provided the stage for the second… Read More »

A sign of fall

Dedicated Shelburne resident Grace Pinney has found a home for 65 leaf people during foliage season. The leaf people family, above, welcomes customers to TD Bank in town. A big thanks goes out to Grace for all the hard work she puts into these wonderful fall fixtures!