Town’s Historical Society hosts reception, cemetery exhibit Oct. 24: Village Cemetery Tours, Saturday, Oct. 25 11am and 1pm

Town’s Historical Society hosts reception, cemetery exhibit Oct. 24: Village Cemetery Tours, Saturday, Oct. 25 11am and 1pm

The cemeteries of Shelburne embody (no pun intended) fascinating stories of the people who built our town. The town of Shelburne is peppered with references to its founding and influential members. The names of buildings like the Pierson Library or Harrington’s Store attest to the impact of such leading figures. Moreover, the town’s three different… Read More »

The Readers Write

Book sale success The 50th anniversary was a banner year for the book sale! The Friends of the Pierson Library want to thank everyone who donated their books, volunteered their time, and attended the sale to look for treasures. The money raised by the sale helps fund programs and buy books and equipment for the… Read More »

Dressed up with nowhere to go

Dressed up with nowhere to go

You can’t miss the lively pink Halloween decoration, above, greeting travelers on Marsett Road in Shelburne. It’s a wonderful reminder that not only is October a celebration of All Hallows’ Eve, it is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda

Oct. 21, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Conduct Interview and Consider Recommending that the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) Contract with the Consultant Team of Crane & Associates and Fergonese & Associates for the Sewer Service Area Study Based on their Response to the… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

What the Pierson Book Clubs are reading: The Tuesday night book club will be discussing “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd at their meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 6:30pm.  Copies of the book are available at the front desk and all are welcome to attend the discussion.  Their selection for their meeting… Read More »

Take time out for turtles: volunteers needed Oct. 25

Take time out for turtles: volunteers needed Oct. 25

The annual spiny softshell turtle beach cleanup day is on Saturday, Oct. 25, and Vermont Fish & Wildlife is looking for volunteers to help. Participants are asked to arrive at North Hero State Park between 10 and 11am. Volunteers will pull up vegetation on nesting beaches to prepare turtle nesting sites for next year. They may also… Read More »

Free Family Fall Festival at Camp Chingachgook

Free Family Fall Festival at Camp Chingachgook

Have you ever wanted to go to camp for just a day? Even though the leaves are turning, and there’s a chill in the air, there’s still time to get one more day of outdoor fun in. That’s why the YMCA Camp Chingachgook is opening its doors on Oct. 25 for families and community members… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treating: Sunday, Oct. 26. Join the fun at the Annual Shelburne Halloween Parade and festivities beginning at 2pm followed by music, hot dogs, and popcorn at the Fire Station. From 2:30-4pm there will be Trick-or-Treating, games, candy, and a costume contest in the… Read More »

MILESTONES

Deaths John Bruce Campbell – Shelburne John Bruce Campbell passed away peacefully on Oct. 9, 2014, predeceased by his wife of 70 years, Dorothy Jane. Bruce and DJ were the parents of three daughters, Christine and husband, Douglas Campbell, of Burlington, and their two children, Elizabeth and Mollie; Elsbeth “Beth” and husband, Joe Purvis, of… Read More »

VBM honors Shelburne’s rising business star Colleen Parker

VBM honors Shelburne’s rising business star Colleen Parker

Vermont Business Magazine (VBM) will honor 40 of Vermont’s most accomplished young leaders including Shelburne resident Colleen Parker, at the Rising Stars Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 6 at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington at 5:30pm. “We are thrilled…to recognize these up-and-coming leaders,” said VBM Publisher John Boutin. “We received over 150 outstanding nominations, the… Read More »