GMCB Chair Al Gobeille to speak June 3

GMCB Chair Al Gobeille to speak June 3

The Shelburne Republican Town Committee will host guest speaker Al Gobeille, chair of the 15-member Green Mountain Care Board, Tuesday, June 3 at the Dutch Mill Restaurant from 7:30-8:30am. Gobeille of Shelburne will discuss his experience implementing Act 48 and answer questions about the process. Although it is a Tuesday, this will act as the… Read More »

Report from Montpelier: May 29, 2014

Education update Shelburne Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb highlight education in this second article in a three-part series. Next week: environment and infrastructure Important conversations began this year addressing the future and underlying costs of education and school governance. By the end of the session, we simply ran out of time to complete this… Read More »

D-Day Remembrance Day slated for June 7

D-Day Remembrance Day slated for June 7

Seventy years ago, on June 6, 1944, the largest amphibious military invasion took place on the beaches of Normandy, France. D-Day, the allied invasion, would change the course of WWII and ultimately result in the defeat of Hitler and the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945. In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day,… Read More »

Still no word: what will single payer cost?

We appreciate the “Report from Montpelier” that our state representatives, Joan Lenes and Kate Webb, provided in last week’s Shelburne News.  We wish there were more information provided, such as an indication of the new health care system cost. As was stated in their report, “many have expressed frustration with the Governor because of a… Read More »

CVU family thanks communities for efforts

We wanted to send out a huge “thank you” to everyone involved with the Champlain Valley Union “Strike Out Cancer” game on May 2 and the associated fundraising through the entire month of May. This has been a great event for the past couple of years, but we were touched and overwhelmed by the gesture… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library: May 29, 2014

Today! The Fairy Club, open to youngsters ages 4 and up, will meet today at5 3:15pm.  Engage in a special project and enjoy a snack. Friday Crafternoon: This week our younger patrons, ages 5 and up, will be gathering at 3:15pm to make their own story dice.  Create a story on the dice, then use… Read More »

Local tour gets national press

Local tour gets national press

By Phyl Newbeck We all know we live in a vacation land, but sometimes it’s nice to get confirmation. The May 2014 issue of National Geographic Traveler lists 50 “Tours of a Lifetime.” The first such tour in the North America section is a Vermont offering known as the Localvore Trail. Other North American tours… Read More »

Shelburne Farmers Market opens Saturday

Shelburne Farmers Market opens Saturday

Shelburne Farmers Market will open for its tenth season on Saturday, May 31 from 9am to 1pm on the Parade Ground in the heart of Shelburne Village. “It’s better than ever,” said Market Manager Tod Whitaker who is also the president of Shelburne Business & Professional Association which sponsors the popular market. There are 11… Read More »