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 »

Correction: Switched at birth?

Many Shelburne residents were quick to note that the photograph of the Shelburne High School yearbook staff was incorrect in the July 10 edition of the Shelburne News. SHS 50th reunion coordinator Ethel Spear Brousseau humorously noted, “We don’t mind the faux pas. They were better lookin’ than us anyway.” We regret the error but are… Read More »

Shabbat service rocks July 25

The wildly popular Rock Shabbat, a musical, family-friendly service that incorporates popular songs into Friday night worship, will be held Friday, July 25 at 6pm at Temple Sinai Reform Congregation. Pizza and refreshments will be provided following the service. The event is free and open to the public. The temple is located at 500 Swift… Read More »

Selectboard addresses suspension bridge

By Heather McKim The future of the pedestrian suspension bridge over the LaPlatte River and the direction of policies and procedures for boards and committees were two of the issues discussed at the July 8 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The meeting also provided a time for the Historic Preservation and Design Review Committee (HPDRC)… Read More »

Town Plan telecommunications change sent to Selectboard

At its meeting on July 10, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed changes to the Town Plan on telecommunications issues. The changes are designed to strengthen the town’s position in future proceedings before the Public Service Board. After some discussion, the hearing was closed, the changes adopted, and the proposal forwarded… Read More »