Students pay tribute to their SHS teachers

Students pay tribute to their SHS teachers

By Roderick W. Durrell After dinner programs can be boring. But not for the Shelburne High School (SHS) reunion held on July 19 at the Town Offices, formerly the Shelburne Central Grade School and High School. Although all classes were invited to attend, the event was organized to mark the 50th graduation anniversary of the… Read More »

By Morgan Magoon, WRP Intern Have you noticed the new addition outside the Pierson Library? A butterfly habitat designed by landscape architect and Shelburne resident Charlotte Albers and sponsored by the Friends of the Pierson Library was planted by the Shelburne-Charlotte Garden Club last month for all to enjoy. And they are. Gardening enthusiasts Sue… Read More »

Selectboard tackles issues at regular meeting

By Heather McKim The July 22 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard saw the return of a familiar face to the Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission (HPDRC), a meeting with the Bike and Pedestrian Paths Committee, and a look at the town’s trees. David Webster, who had previously served on the HPDRC for a few… Read More »

Planning Commission learns of Wake Robin expansion plans

Patrick McKee, new President and CEO of Wake Robin, appeared at the Planning Commission meeting on July 24 with two consultants to explain Wake Robin’s plans for expansion. They would like to redevelop their skilled nursing and residential care facility and community building and erect a new independent living apartment building below the community building.… Read More »

Community urged to attend Form Based Zoning meeting

By Dean Pierce, Shelburne Planning and Zoning Director A complete draft of the Form Based Zoning document is now available online and can be downloaded (in both MS Word and Adobe Acrobat formats) from As previously announced, the project steering committee will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 7pm to discuss the document. This… Read More »

Gearing up for election season

Primary Election: The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26. The polls will be open from 7am to 7pm in the Town Gym. The last day to register to vote in this election is Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 5pm. Ballots are in and registered voters may come in to vote early in the… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Today! Kitchen Science: Our younger patrons are invited to come to the library at 1pm to learn some kitchen science. Using everyday materials, including food, candy and condiments, we will conduct fascinating experiments. Learn how to walk on raw eggs and blow up marshmallows.  If this sounds like fun, do join us. Bridge Building: Our… Read More »

Ladies of the Lake celebrate 10 years

Ladies of the Lake celebrate 10 years

Once a month a group of women don red hats and gather for a bite to eat, conversation, and fun. Even the Society’s 10-year anniversary celebration last week did not deviate from the groups’ initial focus. After the Ladies of the Lake enjoyed a barbecue luncheon, catered by the Dutch Mill Restaurant, the festivities continued… Read More »

Rustic Roots hosts veterans fundraising dinner

Rustic Roots hosts veterans fundraising dinner

The Veterans Memorial dinner raffle, won by the town’s own Karen and Rich Grimm, took place at Rustic Roots on Saturday, July 5 in Shelburne. The Grimm’s and six invited guests were treated to an intimate dinner with local ingredients provided by the Shelburne Supermarket while the dinner venue, food preparation, and service was lovingly… Read More »