Planning Commission briefed on Shoreland Protection Law

At its meeting on June 26, Trey Martin, Senior Counsel in the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) at the Agency of Natural Resources, and Susan Warren, Manager of the Lakes and Ponds program at DEC, briefed Commission members on the provisions of the recently enacted Shoreland Protections Act which will take effect on July 1,… Read More »

Selectboard addresses natural resources, budget changes

By Heather McKim At the June 24 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, Police Officer Chris Morrell and police dog Buck were recognized for their service to the town of Shelburne. Morrell and his canine partner are retiring from the force. State Representatives to Montpelier Joan Lenes and Kate Webb were present at Tuesday night’s meeting… Read More »

Shelburne Farms Summer Concert Series begins July 9

Shelburne’s Parks and Recreation have planned another great line up of artists for community members to enjoy this summer at the Farm Barn. Set up a lawn chair and blanket, bring a picnic dinner, or enjoy food and drinks from the concession stand sponsored by the Recreation Committee. This event is certain to be a… Read More »

Folino’s Pizza seeks to offer outdoor seating

At their meeting on June 18 the Development Review Board discussed a site plan application by John Koerner, the owner of Folino’s Pizza, to add picnic tables in an outdoor seating area south of their building and for a dumpster enclosure.  In response to questioning about the parking situation, Koerner said he is continuing his… Read More »

Historic photography exhibit moves to Town Hall offices

Historic photography exhibit moves to Town Hall offices

During the Town’s 250th Anniversary Celebration Aug. 16-18, 2013, the photography exhibit, above, was on display on the CTC ferryboat “Cruise Into History” on Friday night, and lined the walls of the Covered Bridge at the Shelburne Museum over the weekend. Ann Hogan and Sara Blum organized the display for the Cruise, with artistic help… Read More »

VRPA offers plenty of close-to-home family fun this summer

The Vermont Recreation and Parks Association (VRPA) is pleased to announce its partnership with 38 Vermont communities to offer deeply discounted amusement park tickets to the Bromley Mountain Adventure Park in Manchester; Great Escape/Splashwater Kingdom in Lake George, N.Y.; and “Six Flags New England” in Agawam, Mass. How would you like to save up to… Read More »

Honor a Shelburne veteran with engraved brick

Honor a Shelburne veteran with engraved brick

The Town of Shelburne understands the sacrifices made by every man and woman, both home and abroad, who has endured in the name of our country. That’s why a committee of Shelburne Veterans has made plans for a memorial to be constructed on the Parade Green and approved by the Design Review Board. Featuring a… Read More »

Longtime police officers retire

Longtime police officers retire

Police officers Chris Morrell and Buck, partners for 10 years, were recognized for their years of service to the Shelburne Police Department at a Selectboard meeting on Tuesday, June 24. “Chris, you are a man of integrity and honesty and Buck is a very good police dog,” praised Selectboard Chair Gary von Stange to those… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Today! Fizz, Boom, READ! The summer reading program kick-off party is today at 1pm. First, become young scientists, snap on your goggles, and participate in fun experiments and crafts. Later, pick up your summer reading journal to track the number of pages you read over the summer. Sign up for our competition. The student in… Read More »

Fawns are arriving

Fawns are arriving

The Vermont Fish &Wildlife Department says deer fawns are being born now and asks that people avoid disturbing or picking them up. Most deer fawns are born during the first and second weeks of June, according to Vermont deer biologist Adam Murkowski. Murkowski says it is best to keep your distance because the fawn’s mother… Read More »