Locals are few and far between at Primaries

Notorious for low voter turnout during Primary Elections, polling booths at the Shelburne Town Offices were not bustling with activity on Tuesday, Aug 26. By the unofficial numbers High Bailiff Democratic candidate Michael Major of Shelburne lost to Daniel Gamelin 1,154 votes to 1,764 votes, Shelburne candidate Donald Russell lost by a narrow margin to… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. The Fall & Winter Program Brochure is available now. Look for the insert in the Shelburne News on Sept. 4. You can also pick up a copy at the office or find it on the website. Last Chance! Great Escape Discounted Tickets are only available… Read More »

Young adults need reminder to get vaccinated

Think you outgrew the need for vaccines when you graduated from high school? Not so. Every year, thousands of young adults in the U.S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines. To highlight the importance of immunizations throughout life, and to help remind young… Read More »

Troopers remind motorists to drive with care as Labor Day weekend approaches

Making every effort to prevent crashes, injuries, and fatalities on Vermont’s roadways, while addressing poor driving behavior, the Vermont State Police are beginning their high visibility enforcement campaign, focused on impaired and aggressive driving. The Labor Day Mobilization & Operation CARE holiday period runs now through Sept. 1. So far this year 26 people have… Read More »

SCS student named to Little Lake Monster All-Star team: Community encouraged to attend baseball game this Friday

SCS student named to Little Lake Monster All-Star team: Community encouraged to attend baseball game this Friday

The New York-Penn League’s Vermont Lake Monsters in partnership with Northwestern Urgent Care has named 10-year-old Mira Filion of Shelburne to the 2014 Little Lake Monsters Community All-Star team. Selected by an ad hoc committee based on answers to three questions that focused on sportsmanship, healthy lifestyles, and community, Filion and her All-Star teammates will be… Read More »

Primary Election date fast approaches

With the Primary Election three business days away, Secretary of State Jim Condos would like to remind all Vermonters about the importance of voting. Please note the important upcoming deadlines below: Primary Election: The 2014 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26. All polls in Vermont open between 5 and 10 a.m. and… Read More »

Selectboard Agenda

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda Aug. 26, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Consider Approval of the Minutes of Aug. 12, 2014* Citizen Participation and Public Comments Selectboard Comment Town Manager’s Report Discussion and Review with the Tree Advisory Committee Consider Selectboard Response to The Lodge at… Read More »

Shelburne Police Department wins Law Enforcement Challenge

Shelburne Police Department wins Law Enforcement Challenge

The Vermont Law Enforcement Challenge committee selected the Town of Shelburne’s Police Department as the first place finisher in the 2014 Vermont Law Enforcement Challenge at a banquet at DoubleTree by Hilton on Aug. 6. Established 14 years ago, the challenge encourages a friendly competition between law enforcement and its participation in highway safety initiatives… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Notice: Parks & Recreation Committee meeting on Monday, Aug 25 at 6:30pm in the Town Center. The meeting agenda can be found online. Kindergarten Soccer Registration is Open: A fun, instructional soccer program for kindergarteners! The program curriculum includes fun ball mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training… Read More »

Selectboard tackles issues at late summer meeting

By Heather McKim At the Aug. 12 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, member Toni Supple gave an update on conversations she had with experts regarding cyanobacteria, frequently referred to as “blue-green algae,” in the towns’ water. “Happy to report we probably have some of the cleanest water in the country,” Supple said. Supple added that… Read More »