Vermont Historical Society awarded grant to research Vermont’s 1970’s Counterculture Movement

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded the Vermont Historical Society Museums for America grant funds in support of “Colleges, Communes and Coops: 1970’s Counterculture and Its Lasting Influence on Vermont”, a two-year project about the history of a movement that played a key role in shaping present-day Vermont. With this award, the… Read More »

DRB agenda

Development Review Board Draft Agenda Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Design Review Application(s) Application CU14-12 Application by Classic Restoration, LLC, on behalf of Mark and Stacie Fagan for Conditional Use approval for the expansion and reconstruction of an existing structure… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit The Fall and Winter Program Brochure is available now. Pick up a copy at the Rec office or find it on the web. Shelburne Village Dog Park Events: Dog Wash: Oct. 4 from 9am-noon. Stay tuned for more information. Cleanup day: Volunteers needed! The Shelburne… Read More »

Pastors come together for rededication of SUMC steeple

Pastors come together for rededication of SUMC steeple

The following participated in the October 14th Rededication Service of the newly restored SUMC steeple. A post service luncheon was enjoyed by all. Left to right: David Ely, SUMC Lay Leader; Rev David Murphy, SUMC Pastor 2002-2007; Rev Greg Smith, SUMC Pastor; Rev Steve Goldstein, Retired Methodist Pastor; Rev Larry Curtis, SUMC Pastor 1966-1971; Rev Brigid… Read More »

Selectboard rolls through agenda items

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard heard the first of two public hearings regarding the unregulated proliferation of telecommunications towers and facilities during their Sept. 9 meeting. It also offered Board members preliminary reviews of the fiscal year 2014 Capital Improvement Plan and Shelburne General Fund Budget Report. Town Manager Joe Colangelo gave updates on… Read More »

The Paper Cranes fly to Boston to raise money for cancer research; 26th annual Jimmy Fund Walk on Sept. 21

The Paper Cranes fly to Boston to raise money for cancer research; 26th annual Jimmy Fund Walk on Sept. 21

Dan Bean and Jeanette Voss walk with purpose. Most recently, they’ve been training for the 26th annual Jimmy Fund Walk on Sunday, Sept. 21. The walk raises money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, supporting adult and pediatric cancer treatment as well as research. This is the 11th year that Bean and Voss have participated.  Their… Read More »

Planning Commission discusses “pocket neighborhood” concept

At its meeting on Sept. 11, the Planning Commission focused on the question of amending the zoning regulations to promote “pocket neighborhoods” in the village area. Bill Posey and David Marshall introduced the concept at a previous meeting when they noted that the demand for smaller single family housing is on the rise, particularly in… Read More »

The Readers Write

Traffic jam on Route 7 The traffic on Route 7 in Shelburne is congested. I think everyone who must commute through this area can attest to this. Now that new housing has been developed, i.e. Harrington Avenue, traffic is gridlocked most days and if you live within this new location, getting in and out is… Read More »