Planning Commission discusses solar array standards

At its Sept. 25 meeting, the Planning Commission conversed via Skype with Rutland Town officials about their recently adopted solar facility siting standards. This interactive discussion was prompted by the proposed installation of a solar array at the Teddy Bear Factory.  Shelburne does not currently have standards on solar facilities and thus would have little… Read More »

Selectboard Draft Agenda

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda Oct. 14, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Consider Approval of the Minutes of Sept. 23, 2014 and Sept. 27, 2014* Citizen Participation and Public Comments Selectboard Comment Town Manager’s Report Public Hearing for FY2015-2020 Capital Improvement Plan and Consider Adoption* Update… Read More »

The Readers Write

Stay alert on foot and behind the wheel On my way to UHC for blood work on a dark and dreary day, I drive along Route 7 to get to my destination. At the intersection of Main Street, I pull ahead and stop before preparing to proceed. Imagine my surprise when stopped, to see a pedestrian… Read More »

Be prepared for the Nov. 4 General Election

The last day to register to vote for the General Election is Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 5pm. Residents who register through the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) voter system are encouraged to check with the Town Clerk’s office before the deadline. The majority of the forms from the DMV never make it to the office… Read More »

Library News

Friday morning:  Homeschoolers are invited to a discussion of either the Red Clover award nominated book “The Day the Crayons Quit” (for grades K-3) or the Dorothy Canfield Fisher contender “The Great Trouble” by Deborah Hopkinson (for grades 4-8) at 10:30am on Oct. 10.  No registration necessary. Refreshments will be served. 50th Annual Friends of… Read More »



Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treating: Sunday, Oct. 26  Join the fun at the Annual Shelburne Halloween Parade and festivities beginning at 2pm followed by music, hot dogs, and popcorn at the Fire Station. From 2:30-4pm there will be Trick-or-Treating, games, candy, and a Costume Contest in the… Read More »

DRB Draft Agenda

Development Review Board Draft Agenda Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7pm Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Design Review Application(s) Application SP07-03R3 (Continued) Application by Derek Hellyer, on behalf of 3310 Shelburne Road Properties LLC, for a site plan amendment to include high impact lighting review (§1975).… Read More »

EverybodyWins! mentors needed at SCS

EverybodyWins! is a state-run, literacy-based mentoring program that has successfully worked with the Shelburne Community School (SCS) for many years. As the largest mentoring program in the state, they provided 697 children in 26 schools a weekly reading-based mentoring experience. EverybodyWins! is currently looking for local community members to become volunteer mentors. This is an opportunity to make… Read More »