Rotary welcomes newest inductee

Charlotte Shelburne Rotary welcomed the club’s newest member at their May 14 meeting, Membership Chair Ric Flood, right, conducted the official induction of Mark Lund of Charlotte, a member of the staff of Wind Ridge Publishing who returned to the area after some time studying and living in Rochester, N.Y. Lund’s sponsor was Rotarian Rosalyn… Read More »

Farmers Market returns to Shelburne May 31

It’s that time of year. The first Shelburne Farmers Market of the season sponsored by Shelburne Business and Professional Association will be held Saturday, May 31 from 9am-1pm at the Parade Ground and it promises to be bigger and better than ever. Mark your calendar now for this not-to-be-missed event.

Maurice E. Demers – Shelburne

Maurice E. Demers, 90, of Shelburne, formerly of Spring Hill, Fla., passed away at home on May 9, 2014. A full obituary will appear in July prior to a Mass of Christian Burial to be held in Burlington.

DRB approves new butcher shop

At its meeting on May 7, the Development Review Board (DRB) approved an application for retail sales at the former site of Next Door Bakery. Green Pasture Meats intends to open a butcher shop in this location. Most of the meeting was devoted to a review of the final plan and conditional use application filed… Read More »

Shelburne Historical Society debuts May 20

By Rosalyn Graham For many years, Shelburne had a Historical Society, a group of dedicated residents who gathered, preserved, and told the stories of the town of Shelburne, its early years and its growth and development. When Shelburne celebrated its 250th anniversary last summer, the energetic volunteers who rallied to ensure that the historic occasion was… Read More »

Report from Montpelier: May 15, 2014

By Rep. Kate Webb When I entered the legislature in 2009, the Great Recession dominated our work. Two years later, Tropical Storm Irene and the spring floods took center stage. This biennium, we experienced the slow crawl out from the Great Recession and opened fertile and often emotional conversations about moving forward with less money… Read More »

Whooooo’s that?

Local photographer Lee Krohn quickly snapped this photo of an owl on a trail in Shelburne before it swooped silently away last week.

Planning Commission discusses telecom, stormwater issues

The Planning Commission members heard from experts on telecommunications and stormwater issues at their meeting on May 8. Kurt Oughstun, a professor of engineering and mathematical sciences at UVM, offered to assist the Commission as it maps potential suitable locations in Shelburne for telecom towers. Oughstun said it was essential to know where signals would… Read More »

SCHIP grant applications due May 31

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP), the nonprofit organization that raises funds at its resale shop on Route 7 next to the Shelburne Town Center, is accepting applications for its next round of grants. Applications from nonprofit organizations are due by May 31. Since SCHIP began making grants in 2004, they have granted more than $490,000… Read More »