School program benefits from Box Tops collection

School program benefits from Box Tops collection

Volunteers with the Box Tops for Education effort say collection boxes have seen donations all summer and they are hoping the community continues to contribute as the new school year begins. The program involves collecting the little “Box Tops for Education” logos on many grocery items. They are redeemed for cash put towards enrichment programs… Read More »

State creates mail-back envelopes to dispose of medicines

The Vermont Department of Health is offering free prescription medication mail-back envelopes as a safe, simple and secure way to dispose of unwanted and unused medications. Up to eight ounces of unused, expired or unwanted medications, either in their original containers or in a sealed bag, can be put in each pre-addressed, 8- by 11-inch… Read More »

Learn composting basics with UVM master gardeners

Registration is open for a Vermont master composter course offered this fall by the University of Vermont Extension Master Gardener office. Composting is a simple, cost-effective way to turn food scraps and organic yard waste into a nutrient-rich soil amendment for gardens and lawns. Register by Sept. 12 for this course which runs Sept. 13… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Information on fall programs is now available online at Kindergarten Soccer Mini-Mites: A fun, instructional soccer program that introduces kindergarteners to basic soccer techniques. Curriculum includes fun ball-mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training between players and exciting small-sided games. Boys and girls will be separated into different groups. Registration deadline is noon on Friday,… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

Pierson Library has moved to the Shelburne Field House on Athletic Drive for the duration of the reconstruction project into 2019. The phone number is still 985-5124; website is Summer reading logs: Turn in your log by 8 p.m. tonight. The reader who reads the greatest number of pages in each age group will… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

Calls not listed in the log below: 35  traffic violations 8    miscellaneous complaints 4    medical emergencies, patient not transported 3    burglar alarms June 23 7:12 a.m. A caller reported a man sleeping on furniture outside the Lighting House store on Shelburne Road. An officer located the individual who stated that his identification was… Read More »

Save the date: Shelburne Day is Saturday, Aug. 18

The third Saturday of August has become the traditional date for Shelburne Day, a big celebration on the Parade Ground in the heart of town. This year it’s Saturday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sponsored by Shelburne Business and Professional Association, Shelburne Day combines the weekly Saturday Farmers Market with additional booths… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Final fall Youth Soccer registration deadline Friday is the last day to sign up for fall soccer. The Shelburne Recreation Soccer league is for students entering grades 1-6 this fall. Any registrations received after Aug. 10 will be placed on a wait list and put on a team only if space allows. Players signed up after Friday… Read More »

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