These Shelburne Community School fourth graders in the school library Story Portal are looking forward to the Scholastic Book Fair next week. The fair runs Monday, Feb. 4, through Friday, Feb. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; until 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday so kids can visit with their families. The fair will be… Read More »
VSECU, a credit union for everyone who lives or works in Vermont, is offering assistance for members affected by the partial government shutdown. The credit union announced this week that it has doubled the limit on the new loans due to demand from customers. Members may borrow up to $3,000 in a low-rate emergency loan… Read More »
The Hinesburg Fire Department is challenging the community to learn CPR to be prepared in a life-threatening emergency, and on Feb. 2, the department will hold a drop-in CPR clinic all day. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. hourly, volunteers will conduct free training sessions at the fire station on Vermont 116. The event is… Read More »
Construction update The exterior Historic Town Hall drainage system and back-filling are complete. The cupola and portico are ready for winter, with final painting to occur in the spring. The portico brickwork will most likely be held until spring as well. Inside Town Hall, work is ongoing, including electrical, plumbing, fire protection and mechanical. New… Read More »
By LISA SCAGLIOTTI The snow started coming down on Saturday and piled up all day Sunday, but by Monday it was still a challenge for motorists. Shelburne Police said a group of seven vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, ended up in a traffic-stopping collision at the intersection of Shelburne Road near Marsett Drive early Monday afternoon.… Read More »
As Vermont continues to struggle with a shortage of high-quality childcare for working families, Community College of Vermont has announced a new way for early childhood educators to get the training they need. Beginning this spring, CCV will offer an accelerated online version of its childcare certificate program. “There is currently high demand for qualified… Read More »
The Champlain Valley School District’s school-based Early Education Programs are now accepting applications for a random peer lottery drawing for the 2019-20 school year. The part-time preschools are 5 STAR, licensed early education programs that provide play-based, developmentally appropriate environments children ages 3-5. The curriculum is based on the Vermont Early Learning Standards and Teaching… Read More »
A tractor-trailer loses its momentum on the hill by Shelburne Museum on Monday. Multiple big rigs lost traction as frigid temperatures kept roads covered with packed snow.
Craig Newman looks after injured birds at the Shelburne Farms aviary. He visited last week with Shelburne Community School students. The group spent time in Church Woods at the farm with Shelburne Poet Laureate and mentor Rick Bessette and school literary coordinator Jensa Bushy for a writing exercise.
The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf is offering services to federal employees who have been impacted by the government shutdown. Others who may be affected by the shutdown, including those who were in the process of applying for federal nutrition assistance programs and are unsure of the status of their benefits, are also encouraged to access… Read More »