News from Pierson Library

Library moving: Grand opening date announced The library is closed through Sept. 13, while we move to our new building. The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9:30 a.m., with a day full of festivities planned. Gov. Madeleine Kunin will give remarks as part of the opening ceremony. Doors will open after… Read More »

Andrea Trombley opens new practice

Andrea Trombley announced the opening of her new Physical Therapy and Therapeutic Yoga practice at 5247 Shelburne Road, Suite 204. Located upstairs from the Flying Pig Bookstore, Trombley’s specialized, boutique-style clinic includes open space for therapeutic yoga, a specialized yoga wall to help mobilize stiff joints, personalized one-on-one yoga classes as well as a private… Read More »

Back to school

Back to school

Aug. 28 was a happy day at the Shelburne Community School as students, teachers and staff alike headed back to the classroom, and the playground, under sunny skies. Most Vermont schoolchildren went back to school last week. As of Sept. 5, there are only 170 days until summer vacation!

Parks & Rec News

The fall/winter program brochure is now available online. Go to our website to see all the offerings and to register for upcoming programs www.shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation Kindergarten soccer – Mini-Mites  Registration deadline: Friday, Sept. 6 at noon. A fun, instructional soccer program for kindergarteners. Must be entering kindergarten this fall. Dates: Saturdays, Sept. 7 – Oct. 5.… Read More »

MacKay appointed to Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Board

MacKay appointed to Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Board

Noelle MacKay of Shelburne has been appointed to the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund board of directors. The nonprofit organization focuses on sustainable economic development in agriculture and food systems, forest products, waste management, renewable energy and environmental technology. Mackay is chief operating officer for the Regulatory Assistance Project, a global nongovernment organization focusing on energy… Read More »

Shelburne Craft School celebrates community

Shelburne Craft School celebrates community

The 75-year-old community staple, the Shelburne Craft School, opened up its campus on Harbor Road Aug. 15 and hosted an evening of community celebration. The event featured local food, craft demos, live music, campus tours, an art sale, artist in residence open studios and kids’ crafts. Executive Director Claire Gear echoed the sentiment of founder… Read More »

Setting sail at the Diamond Island Regatta

Setting sail at the Diamond Island Regatta

Competitors round Diamond Island after the first leg of the 2019 Diamond Island Regatta. The event on Lake Champlain saw 26 boats competing in six different categories all to raise money for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

Third annual Celebrating Sacred Waters, Sept. 7

Third annual Celebrating Sacred Waters, Sept. 7

In recognition of the value of Vermont’s waters, the Clean Water Network hosts the third annual Celebrating Sacred Waters at Shelburne Bay Park Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This event is an opportunity to connect and share with others in appreciation of Lake Champlain and the waters that feed her.  Participants can… Read More »

Volunteer mentors needed at Shelburne Community School

Shelburne Community School is actively recruiting mentors for both of its mentoring programs. Everybody Wins!, a state-wide literacy-based mentoring program, matches adults with students in grades 2-4. Pairs meet Tuesday or Wednesday midday for a power-hour lunch of reading and fun.  The goal is to increase love of literacy. Connecting Youth, a district-wide, relationship-based mentoring program,… Read More »