Parks & Rec News

Soccer registration deadline, May 31 Sign up in May before the price goes up. The Shelburne Recreation Soccer league is for students entering grades first-sixth grade in Fall 2019. Register by May 31 and pay $30. Registration fee after May 31st is $55. Registrations received after Friday, Aug. 9, will be placed on a wait… Read More »

A circle of giving

A circle of giving

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP) shop manager Caroline Vanderbilt, along with SCHIP board members Anne Brown and Tricia Coyle, accept the People’s Bank Award from Louis Maguire, manager of the Shelburne branch. SCHIP was recently chosen to receive the $500 donation as part of the People’s United Volunteer Recognition Program. The bank honors bank… Read More »

Spring cleaning safety tips

By JIM BUELL It is time to celebrate the arrival of spring. With warm days, lots of sunshine, birds singing and the grass starting to turn green, I would say spring has arrived! Spring brings with it the feeling that we need to clean up from the winter, which also means we start to clean… Read More »

Road Closure

Construction will begin the week of May 6 on Falls Road from Mt. Philo towards Bacon Drive. This section of Falls Road will be closed – local traffic only – between the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Traffic will be diverted to Bacon Drive. This closure is expected to last for approximately two… Read More »

Free community composting training

Free community composting training

There will be a free community composting training Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charlotte Library, 115 Ferry Road. The training, which will be followed by an optional tour of the Charlotte Central School Community Compost Shed, is designed to help people and communities determine the composting system that will… Read More »

Get rid of your unwanted prescription drugs

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 27. Kinney Drugs at 47 Executive Drive in Shelburne is partnering with the Shelburne Police Department to offer individuals safe disposal of both controlled and non-controlled prescription drugs, as well as over-the-counter medications. Drop off between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Last year,… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Early morning boot camp As a group you will work with your neighbors, supporting and being supported to obtain your fitness goals. Each workout is a mix of cardio and strength training, using your own body weight as well as some small equipment. All levels of fitness are welcome! This is a fun, motivating way… Read More »

Stepping out

Stepping out

The Green Mountain Draft Horse Association held a driving clinic at Shelburne Farms on Easter weekend. Participants learned about safety, harnessing, ground driving and driving both a single horse and team of draft horses.

Compost happens

Compost happens

The Charlotte Central School Compost sale in the school’s west Quonset Hut parking lot is Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. to noon. Occurring during International Compost Awareness Week, May 4-11, proceeds from the sale go to the school gardens and community compost efforts. Compost is donated by Steven Wisbaum of Champlain Valley Compost Company in… Read More »

Irish Hill Road closing to through traffic

Please be advised that Irish Hill Road, just east of Thomas Road, will be closed to through traffic on Wednesday, May 1. Traffic will be diverted to Thomas Road. Please seek an alternate route. Delays are expected. — Chris Robinson Shelburne Wastewater Supervisor, Water Quality Superintendent