Hope for Shelburne in 2018 — Thomas Murphy

With the new year comes new hope. Hope that our elected officials will remember it’s an honor and a huge responsibility to represent us. Hope that respectful communication will be omnipresent. Hope that anger and tactlessness, and decisive manipulation of our governance is replenished with a willingness to listen, truly listen even when opinions differ.… Read More »

Rotary helps with holiday dinners

Rotary helps with holiday dinners

Hinesburg Food Shelf volunteer Hank White helped distribute Christmas hams donated by the Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary Club. Families who visited local food shelves during the holiday season took home turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner and hams for Christmas. This year, 70 turkeys and hams went to Hinesburg residents, 28 of each went to Charlotte families;… Read More »

Forming an informed opinion about the salt sheds

Op-Ed By Chris Boyd There have been many impassioned messages posted on social media and published in the Shelburne News since the decision by U.S. District Court Judge William K. Sessions in the case of the town of Shelburne and Vermont Railway over the railroad’s intermodal salt facility and the town’s new ordinance aimed to… Read More »

Thanks to volunteers for Wreaths Across America — Colonel A. M. Faxon Jr

Thanks to volunteers for Wreaths Across America — Colonel A. M. Faxon Jr

The Vermont Veterans’ Home would like to thank their fellow residents of Bennington and the surrounding area for participating in this year’s National Wreaths Across America Day at the Vermont Veterans’ Home. Each December, the event mission of “Remember, Honor and Teach” is continued through a day of wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in… Read More »

In support of expanding the Bottle Bill — Jeff Phillips

Since the 1970’s, the Bottle Bill has supported Vermont’s best litter prevention and waste reduction program – the bottle redemption system. Taking reusable items, recycling them and then repurposing the recycled material into the same or different products allows for the reduced use of non-renewable virgin natural resources. In 2018, we may be seeing pressure… Read More »

Order engraved bricks from Veterans’ Committee

The Shelburne Veteran’s Committee reminds folks that an engraved brick added to the monument on the village green makes a nice gift for a veteran. Newly engraved bricks will be installed at the monument in the spring before Memorial Day. The cost of a brick is $100 paid by check made to the Shelburne Veteran’s Committee,… Read More »