Mission control

Mission control

Ian Kilburn, right, dispatcher with the Shelburne Police Department, talks to some fifth-graders from Shelburne Community School on March 15. The students were looking for inspiration for an assignment to write a poem about public safety.

Parks & Rec News

Forest bathing “Forest Bathing” and “taking in the atmosphere of the forest” are both direct translations of Shinrin-Yoku, the scientifically-backed Japanese tradition of nature immersion for wellness that began in 1982 and is just now catching on in the United States. Occurring throughout the different seasons of Vermont, this series will introduce participants to this… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

81 traffic violations 56 directed patrols 43 miscellaneous complaints 24 medical calls 9 burglar alarms 7 false fire alarms Dec. 22 12:06 a.m. Police were called to Harbor Place for a suspicious vehicle and found that it was a guest getting picked up. 1:15 a.m. Police stopped Alisa Rosenberg, 37, of Middlebury, on Ethan Allen… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Camp registration All spring programs and summer camps are now open for registration. You’ll find all the fun details on our website or in the spring/summer brochure including program information and registration deadlines. Get your child enrolled in their favorite summer camp or find something new to try yourself. Register now through the recreation office or online… Read More »

SCS musical , March 15-16

Shelburne Community School middle schoolers will present “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, the classic musical of a flying car based on the 1968 film, on Fri., March 15, 7-8 p.m. and Sat., March 16, 2-3 & 6-7 p.m. Performances will be at the Shelburne Town Gym. Directed by Amy Riley; Ryan Addario, Choreographer; Stacy Chadwell, Music… Read More »

Day camp or overnight camp?

Deciding between day camp or residential overnight camp is one piece of the decision for families. Camp is an experience and not limited to a singular location. Campers can develop the same skills, both hard and soft, whether they’re sleeping away from home or returning to their own beds each night. While there are differences… Read More »

Junior League Diaper Bank opens

Junior League Diaper Bank opens

The Junior League of Champlain Valley (JLCV) held a ribbon cutting ceremony March 7 at their headquarters on Williston Road in South Burlington. The event officially established Chittenden County’s first Diaper Bank. Partnering with​ the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) and town food shelf programs in Hinesburg, Milton, Richmond, and Williston, JLCV reports the Diaper… Read More »

Shelburne business group event at vineyard

Dreaming of beginning a new business in Shelburne? Come hear about a dream come true. During the “Envisioning Shelburne’s Future” discussions hosted by Shelburne Business & Professional Association last fall, it was clear that there is a very real role for local businesses to play as mentors and informal advisors for those considering beginning or… Read More »

The worst decision is no decision

The worst decision is no decision

Decisions can be scary. Without certainly knowing an outcome, people make choices every day. Some work out, and others provide unforeseen results. Both contribute to developing a healthy process for making decisions. By doing, people learn how it feels to make decisions and how they overcome internal and external factors that impede or help the… Read More »

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