SCHIP autumn grant deadline approaches

SCHIP announced that Tuesday, Oct. 15, is their fall deadline for grant applications. Applicant requirements require that the organization be a 501c(3) or submit the application through such an organization, funds may not be applied to annual operating budgets or permanent staffing and there be one application per organization per calendar year. Projects must serve… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Crossfit kids Kids in grades fifth through eighth grade can join us right after school to improve general conditioning, including a focus on: core, strength, agility, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Based on the principle of movement mechanics, consistency, form and then intensity, our program pushes for quality movement throughout childhood. Participants of any fitness ability are welcome… Read More »

Shelburne artist gets Creation Grant

Artist Steve Budington of Shelburne is one of 15 artists who have been awarded a Creation Grant from the Vermont Arts Council. With the goal of creating new work, the grants enable recipients to spend more time in the studio, purchase materials or rent rehearsal space. Budington received his master’s of fine arts in painting… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

Aug.17  8:28 p.m. Police were dispatched to Wildwood Court to investigate a complaint of suspicious activity. Those involved left prior to police arrival. Aug. 18  12:05 p.m. Police responded to a vehicle lock-out on Irish Hill Road. The vehicle was unlocked. 8:01 p.m. Police did a welfare check on children at Harbor Place and determined… Read More »

Story of the Leaf People!

Story of the Leaf People!

The Leaf People project in Shelburne is a fun idea designed to welcome leaf-peeping tourists to town and celebrate a favorite time of year. Fall is a wonderful season with its shorter days, cooler temperatures and lovely colorful trees. Thirty years ago, the members of the Shelburne Business and Professional Association (SBPA) adopted a project… Read More »

Warming up with your fireplace safely this fall

Warming up with your fireplace safely this fall

A warm fire can make even the coldest winter day more enjoyable. Fireplaces may not get much use in spring or summer, but come late fall and throughout the winter, the fireplace can be a great place for families to gather. Before fireplace season hits full swing, homeowners might want to brush up on a… Read More »

Inclusive Arts Vermont call to artists

Inclusive Arts Vermont invites established and emerging artists to participate in ANEW, an exhibition showcasing works of art by Vermont artists with disabilities. Artists are asked to submit works that represent their interpretation of the theme of ANEW, highlighting beginnings, openings, doorways and new starts. The application deadline is Sept. 30. Artists may obtain assistance… Read More »

Bikes, sewing machines for international projects

Bikes, sewing machines for international projects

Paul Demers and Joanne Heidkamp, in partnership with a group of former Peace Corps volunteers, are marking their 21st year of collecting bikes and sewing machines for international self-help projects. Their initiative, Pedals for Progress, will be accepting donations of bikes and sewing machines at the Shaw’s supermarket parking lot, 570 Shelburne Road in South… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Grand Opening fun We had a blast welcoming Shelburne to the new Pierson Library and renovated 1927 Town Hall.  Special thanks to all the volunteers, trustees, project committee members, speakers, musicians, library and town staff members who made the day so special. Almost 1,000 books were checked out – five times the normal rate – and… Read More »