Shumlin unveils new conservation license plates

Shumlin unveils new conservation license plates

Today in Montpelier Gov. Shumlin unveiled three new conservation license plate designs: a loon, brook trout, and white-tailed deer. The sales of these plates supports the Nongame Wildlife Fund and the Watershed Grant Fund. The Watershed Grants Program is currently accepting applications for funding projects that help Vermonters protect, restore and enjoy the state’s watersheds.… Read More »

Everything’s coming up daffodils

Everything’s coming up daffodils

Davis Park residents Lewis Kerest and Max Brumsted, above, help plant daffodil bulbs in a Davis Park yard Tuesday, Oct. 28. The Davis Park neighborhood organized a “Daffodils for Davis Park” campaign this fall, spearheaded by neighborhood resident and landscape consultant Charlotte Albers. Residents planted 1,000 daffodil bulbs in their yards with the intent of… Read More »

Selectboard agenda

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda Nov. 11, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Consider Approval of the Oct. 28, 2014 Selectboard Meeting Minutes* Citizen Participation and Public Comments Selectboard Comment Town Manager’s Report Discussion and Update with the Social Services Committee Public Hearing for Amendments to Shelburne’s… Read More »

Meetings in Town

Thursday, Nov. 6 Planning Commission, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 1 Monday, Nov. 10 Tree Advisory Committee Meeting, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 2 Tuesday, Nov. 11 Town Offices closed for Veterans Day Selectboard Meeting, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room 1 Wednesday, Nov. 12 Shelburne Natural Resources and Conservation Committee, 7pm, Town Center Meeting Room… Read More »

Seeking nominations for Vermont small business awards

The Small Business Administration Vermont District Office is accepting nominations for its annual small business awards. Previous Vermont winners include Ben and Jerry’s, Switchback Brewing Company, and Vermont Teddy Bear Company. The categories are as follows: Small Business Person of the Year Criteria: Individual or partners who own a small business which has increased sales,… Read More »

Medicare Open Enrollment begins

By Marilyn Tavenner, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Fall is a wonderful time of year. Changing leaves. Cooler weather. It’s also the season for people with Medicare to review their current Medicare coverage, as Medicare Open Enrollment begins. To prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment, which ends on Dec. 7, Medicare wants everyone to… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Tonight! Geek Mountain State Sci Fi/Fantasy Book Discusion at 7pm in the Pierson Library. Come chat about “Stranger in Olondria” by Sofia Samatar. Pizza will be served! A Changing Vermont in a Changing World:  Gail Stevenson, Executive Director of the Vermont Council on World Affairs, will be joining us on Monday, Nov. 10 at 3:30pm… Read More »