Scout project lights up crossing

Scout project lights up crossing

“This is a big achievement for (Gerrit), the troop and the community,” said Shelburne Eagle Scout Garrett Gruendling who activated the new  flashing beacon at the Route 7 crosswalk between the Town Offices and Church Street this week. Fellow Shelburne Boy Scout Gerrit Pottmeyer in 2017 proposed the improvement for the spot on the busy highway and wrote and won a state grant for the project. Gruendling stood in on… Read More »

Veterans Portrait Project to photograph area military

Veterans Portrait Project  to photograph area military

The nationally acclaimed Veterans Portrait Project will be at the Northern Vermont Veterans Expo at American Legion Post 1, 100 Parah Drive, St. Albans, on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stacy Pearsall, a decorated military photographer and disabled combat veteran, will be there to honor area veterans and thank them with… Read More »

Shelburne man appointed to Fletcher library commission

Shelburne man appointed to Fletcher library commission

Malimu Chol Dhoor of Shelburne has joined the library commission at Burlington’s Fletcher Free Library. “I’m very well connected with new American communities and I see many opportunities where the library can benefit our new learners,” said Dhoor. Dhoor is a graduate of the University of Vermont where he studied economics and was a McNair… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Last call for fall soccer registrations The Shelburne Recreation Soccer league is for students entering grades 1-6 in the fall. The deadline is Friday Aug. 9. Registrations received after Aug. 9 will be placed on a wait list. The fee is $55. A uniform shirt is required. Be sure to order a uniform shirt when… Read More »

Vachon graduates from Clerks’ Institute

Vachon graduates from Clerks’ Institute

Shelburne Town Clerk Diana Vachon recently completed her third year of studies to graduate from the New England Municipal Clerks’ Institute and Academy at Plymouth (N.H.) State University. Year three is the final year of the institute program, continuing its emphasis on public relations, parliamentary procedure, decision-making, personal development, management, computers, public speaking and professionalism.… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

85 traffic violations 83 directed patrols 47 miscellaneous complaints 16 medical calls 9 minor vehicle crashes 3 agency assists 6 burglar alarms 2 loose dogs 5 false fire alarms 4 erratic motorist complaints 2 property damage complaints 2 accidental 911 hang-ups 2 barking dog complaints 1 car seat installation 1 welfare check 1 unsecured business… Read More »

Public input sought on clean water projects

As Vermont prepares to significantly increase the funds available for clean water projects, the state’s Clean Water Board is reaching out to Vermonters, asking them to weigh in on the best way to allocate funds. Public input will help the Clean Water Board make its budget recommendation, representing approximately $33 million of the $50 million… Read More »

Crash slows traffic, one driver hurt

On Sunday, July 28, at 4:50 p.m., Shelburne Police, Fire and Rescue responded to a multi-vehicle crash on Shelburne Road, south of Marsett Road. Police said that a tractor-trailer operated by Charles Gebo, 45, of Vergennes was headed north when it hit a Toyota Tacoma driven by Joshua Decatur, 25, of South Hero, and pushed… Read More »

Details, details

Details, details

A contractor applies caulk to the cupola atop Shelburne’s historic Town Hall this week. Work is winding down on the renovation project and the construction of the new Pierson Library.

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