Town firefighters practice drills to enhance safety

Town firefighters practice drills to enhance safety

Shelburne and Charlotte volunteer fire departments practiced escape, rescue drag, and Mayday drills, all to enhance operational safety in service to our communities, on Thursday, Oct. 23 in Shelburne. Above, a blindfolded firefighter practices finding a way out of a burning structure. Volunteer fire fighter Lee Krohn says “It was quite an experience. You have… Read More »

Consultants in the field for Munroe Brook study

Trudell Consulting Engineers (TCE) and the Horsley Witten Group have been hired by the Town of Shelburne to create a “Flow Restoration Plan” for the Munroe Brook watershed. This plan is being prepared to satisfy stormwater permit requirements. When completed, the plan will recommend locations where additional stormwater treatment structures designed to improve water quality… Read More »

Friends with Bernie

Friends with Bernie

Shelburne residents Sue and Dick Martin pose with United States Senator Bernie Sanders, center, at a Get out the Vote event on Sunday, Oct. 26 at Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg. The event, one of four held across the state, was planned as an effort to mobilize voter turnout for the Nov. 4… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Book Exhibit: In November, our exhibit highlights “Books that Blue Us Away.” Choose from a number of fiction and nonfiction titles with blue covers to see if they “blue you away” as well. Genealogy, Part II: Pierson volunteer John Kelley will be leading the second session on tracing your family roots at 1:30pm on Wednesday,… Read More »

The Readers Write

Vote for Senator Michael Sirotkin When Senator Michael Sirotkin was appointed to fill his late wife Sally Fox’s Senate seat we all knew he had very big shoes to fill, and he has done so truly admirably. While he brings energy and enthusiasm and a new perspective to the Senate, he also brings 30 years… Read More »

The Shelburne Biz Quiz

A local planning group has made a list of businesses of all sizes here in Shelburne. How many businesses do you think are on the list? Let’s make it a game.  Enter your best guess and you may win a prize! Rules: 1. “Businesses” includes for-profit and not-for-profit businesses, retail, wholesale, home-based, hobby, and extra… Read More »

Safety Spot

Safety Spot

By Jim Buell, 2nd Asst. Chief Shelburne Fire Department Fall back! As you look forward to this weekend and moving your clocks one hour back, please don’t forget to change the battery in your smoke and CO detectors as well. Test them to make sure they work, and then perform your family home escape drill. … Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org Halloween takes over Shelburne! Hundreds of ghosts and goblins joined in the Halloween fun on Sunday, Oct. 26. Festivities began with the Annual Shelburne Halloween Parade presented by Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary. Following the parade, visitors enjoyed hotdogs, popcorn, donuts, and soda at the Fire Station. After refreshments, almost… Read More »

Understanding Shelburne’s cultural landscape

What do street trees and historic buildings have in common? They are both distinct features of the “cultural landscape,” or the complete sum of natural and constructed resources in the environment. The National Parks Service defines this type of landscape as a “geographic area associated with a historic event, activity, or person or exhibiting other… Read More »

Superheroes celebrate Halloween in Shelburne

Superheroes celebrate Halloween in Shelburne

The group of super heroes above, Batman (Anderson LeBlanc), his arch nemesis, Poison Ivy (Dorilee LeBlanc), Spiderman (Weston LeBlanc), and his arch nemesis Dr. Otto Octavious or Doc Oc (Brett LeBlanc), attended the Halloween Celebration at the Shelburne Museum followed by the Shelburne Halloween Parade and town celebration on Sunday, Oct 26.