Safety Spot

By Jim Buell, 2nd Assistant Chief, Shelburne Fire Department Fire Prevention Week Smoke detectors are critically important as your first line of defense if a fire started in your home. Some homes have hard wired ones which are tied into an alarm system, some have battery operated ones that provide an alert to the homeowner… Read More »

Local Democratic committees host candidate meet and greet Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:30pm, Town Tavern in Shelburne

The Shelburne, Charlotte, and South Burlington Democratic Committees will co-sponsor a meet and greet the candidate’s event, giving members of the community the opportunity to meet and talk informally with Chittenden County Democratic candidates for State Senate.  It is expected that each candidate will say a few words, but spend the majority of the evening… Read More »

Hands to Honduras-Tela hosts volunteer meeting

Learn about the Vermont Hands to Honduras-Tela (H2H-Tela) program and its 2015 service projects at a volunteer meeting on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 5pm at the Shelburne Town Offices on the second floor. The main project will be construction of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. While the foundation is nearly complete, other working projects include… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Tech Week: Once again, we are offering one-on-one appointments during Library hours throughout the week of Oct. 6. If you need help downloading audiobooks or e-books or want to learn about Facebook or other internet sites, we’d be happy to help you. Call 985-5124 for an appointment. Tuesday Tea: Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 7… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: Jane Butterfield

by Sadie Williams Reverend Jane Butterfield retired in 2011. Like most passionate people, however, retirement did not signal an end to her involvement in the divine work force. In the summer of 2014, Rev. Butterfield became the official Interim Priest at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne after Rev. Craig Smith’s retirement in November of… Read More »

Honor a Shelburne Veteran

The Veteran’s Memorial committee wants to remind residents that brick pavers are still available for purchase. The pavers not only honor a veteran but also raise money for the Memorial planned on the Parade Green. Stop by the Veteran’s Memorial booth at the Farmers Market this Saturday, and next, from 9am-1pm to order one. “Response… Read More »

Casino night benefits Epilepsy Foundation Oct. 3

The Epilepsy Foundation of Vermont will host its 15th Annual Casino Night on Friday, Oct. 3 from 7-11pm at the Elks Club at 925 North Avenue in Burlington. There will be a $5 admission fee. The evening’s festivities include: Black Jack, Roulette, Poker, Craps, and Wheel of Fortune. Cash prizes will be awarded. Music will… Read More »



Births Amy (Ravit) and Josh Korin of Chicago, Ill. had a baby boy, Simon Bennet on Aug. 23, 2014 at Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago. Congratulations to grandparents Sam and Gail Ravit of Shelburne and uncle Josh, aunt Sivan, and cousin Yoni Ravit of Boynton Beach, Fla. Deaths Melinda “Mandy” Fortuna – Shelburne/Colchester Mandy Fortuna, 21, died in… Read More »