Partnership is key to ongoing effort to mitigate agricultural impacts on Lake Champlain

By Chuck Ross, Secretary of The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets With the recent series of meetings by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the Lake Champlain Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) there has been much discussion about the agricultural water quality efforts ongoing in the State. As the Secretary of Agriculture, I am… Read More »

Shop Shelburne with Sadie

Shop Shelburne with Sadie

Cricket Radio Elizabeth Archangeli designs and prints the beautiful patterns that distinguish Cricket Radio linens from the masses. From her workshop in Shelburne Business Park, Archangeli produces uniquely patterned, perfectly printed linens in a tasteful palate that begs for mixing and matching. If you’re not a fan of ordering online, you’re in luck. For the… Read More »

MILESTONES

Deaths Kevin R. Riell – Shelburne Kevin R. Riell, 56, died of natural causes on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, while attending a National Athletic Directors conference in Maryland. A full obituary will appear in the Shelburne News at a later date. The Gifford Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 22 Depot St., Richmond, in care of… Read More »

Selectboard trims Fire, Highway, Police, and Dispatch budgets

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard held a special meeting on Dec. 4 to conduct a budget work session, the second of six planned special budget-focused meetings slated for December and January. Thursday night’s meeting saw the Fire Department, Highway Department, Police and Emergency Dispatch present. Their budgets, and others, had been whittled down by… Read More »

It’s all about the tree

It’s all about the tree

Shelburne Boy Scout Troop 602 volunteers (above from left) Jamie Williamson, Alejandro Segura, Nathaniel Mick, and Nick Pomicter assisted shoppers as they chose a Christmas tree to take home from the annual tree sale on the Parade Green in Shelburne last Saturday. The Boy Scout Tree Sale will be open for business until they run… Read More »

Veteran’s Memorial needs community help

Veteran’s Memorial needs community help

By Colleen Haag, Shelburne Town Clerk The Shelburne Veteran’s Memorial Committee is getting closer to its financial goal but will need the community’s help to reach it. The committee’s goal it is to see the memorial built and dedicated at the May 2015 Memorial Day celebration. Nestled into the east corner of the Parade Ground,… Read More »

DRB agenda

Development Review Board Draft Agenda Wednesday, Dec. 17, 7 Pm Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Application DR14-24 / SUB 12-04R3 Application by Lolita Holdings, LLC for Design Review approval and Final Plan amendment to the Harrington Village PUD to include the conversion of the… Read More »

The Readers Write

Thank you To the generous and anonymous woman and her son, who enjoyed lunch at Chef Leus’ House on Tuesday, Dec. 2, otherwise known as Giving Tuesday. Our bridge group was also enjoying lunch at Chef Leus’ and were surprised and grateful to be the recipients of a gift certificate delivered to us by the… Read More »