Breakfast and books on Saturday

Breakfast and books on Saturday

It’s time for the Pierson Library’s 52nd annual fall book sale. Thought to be one of the biggest book sales in the state, there will be more than 20,000 gently used books to browse through this year. The sale is Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8, from 9am to 5pm. Coinciding with the Book… Read More »

Scouts win catapult award at Chuckin’ Contest

Scouts win catapult award at Chuckin’ Contest

By David Buley The Scouts in the Webelos/Arrow of Light Den of Cub Scout Pack 607 participated in the 2016 Vermont Pumpkin Chuckin’ Contest in Stowe, Vermont on Sept. 25. They built their own Trebuchet (catapult) and won the Middleweight Junior Division with a throw of 149 feet. For more info, please contact packcomchairpack607@gmail.com. See their… Read More »

American Pickers comes to Vermont

The History Channel show “American Pickers” is coming to Vermont. The team will be searching Vermont for collections of antiques with interesting backstories, Oct. 12-25. Those who have a pile of interesting old stuff, who wish to be considered for the show, can contact americanpickers@cineflix.com or call 855-OLD-RUST. When contacting the team, leave your name,… Read More »

Satellite voting available for Wake Robin residents

Satellite voting available for Wake Robin residents

With Election Day approaching, many voters are planning to head to the polls. However, for some, the logistics of going to the voting station can be a challenge. That is why, for a number of Shelburne’s residents, the polling place comes to them. “[It came about] because we were getting a lot of people who… Read More »

Shelburne welcomes new Town Clerk Diana Vachon

Shelburne welcomes new Town Clerk Diana Vachon

“I like whatever I do in life to be in community service,” Diana Vachon said as she sat at her new desk Monday morning – the first day of her employment. It was that passion to be in service to the community that made the advertisement on Front Porch Forum for the town clerk position… Read More »

The Readers Write

Transload facility and traffic on Falls and Marsett Roads I would like to express my concerns with two issues involving the Town of Shelburne. I am a lifelong town resident and I am having a hard time understanding where the Town is coming from on two issues. First, the new Shelburne Transload Facility has generated… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Thursday night: Geek Mountain State Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Discussion: The library is co-sponsoring a discussion of “Head Full of Ghosts” by Paul Tremblay on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7pm. Buzzfeed described the book as “A mind-bending tale of psychological horror . . . raising disturbing questions about memory and reality, science and religion, and the very… Read More »