Nominations sought for Colleen Haag Public Service Award

Nominations are open through Feb. 11 for this year’s Colleen Haag Public Service Award. Only Shelburne residents may nominate someone for the award and the award selection committee will only consider nominations sent via email (preferred), or U.S. mail. The committee so far has received several nominations. Email to, or send by postal mail… Read More »


Elsa Hollyer of Shelburne graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. in 2018. Nathan Gamble of Shelburne, a sophomore member of the men’s cross-country team at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., was named to the 2018 NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team. Student athletes on the team… Read More »

Book Fair supports school library

Book Fair supports school library

These Shelburne Community School fourth graders in the school library Story Portal are looking forward to the Scholastic Book Fair next week. The fair runs Monday, Feb. 4, through Friday, Feb. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; until 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday so kids can visit with their families. The fair will be… Read More »

VSECU increases emergency loans for federal employees

VSECU, a credit union for everyone who lives or works in Vermont, is offering assistance for members affected by the partial government shutdown. The credit union announced this week that it has doubled the limit on the new loans due to demand from customers. Members may borrow up to $3,000 in a low-rate emergency loan… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

News from Pierson Library

Construction update The exterior Historic Town Hall drainage system and back-filling are complete. The cupola and portico are ready for winter, with final painting to occur in the spring. The portico brickwork will most likely be held until spring as well. Inside Town Hall, work is ongoing, including electrical, plumbing, fire protection and mechanical. New… Read More »

CCV introduces fast track to childcare certification

As Vermont continues to struggle with a shortage of high-quality childcare for working families, Community College of Vermont has announced a new way for early childhood educators to get the training they need. Beginning this spring, CCV will offer an accelerated online version of its childcare certificate program. “There is currently high demand for qualified… Read More »