School students benefit from Box Tops collection

Volunteers at Shelburne Community School remind community members to keep clipping the little pink-and-white square Box Tops for Education logos on many grocery items. They are redeemed for cash that is put towards school enrichment programs. Volunteer Ashley Prout who oversees the collection said the goal is to raise $1,600 this year. The PTO allocates… Read More »

YWCA Vermont Camp Hochelaga turns 100

This summer, YWCA Vermont Camp Hochelaga marks its 100th anniversary with a centennial celebration June 15 friends, alumni and supporters. The event will include daytime activities including camp tours and a barbeque lunch, as well as a ticketed evening banquet with a speaker and historic camp traditions. Since 1919, thousands of girls have spent time… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Little League baseball and softball registration Register now for spring baseball and softball programs. New this year, all registrations must be submitted online, with a choice of payment by credit card online or mailing in a check. There are levels available for ages 4-12. Details on fees, practice schedules, registration and more is online at:… Read More »

Shelburne Falls – where our town began

You’ve seen the sign by the bridge over the LaPlatte River, so you know that you’re crossing Shelburne Falls. But do you know that Shelburne Falls was the place where the town of Shelburne began? Architectural Historian and Preservationist Brian Knight of Manchester has been researching the early history of the Shelburne Falls neighborhood for… Read More »

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 »

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