News from the Pierson Library

Today! Reception for the Champlain Quilters Guild at 7:30pm. Please join us in expressing our appreciation to the 10 talented quilters – Marty DelNevo, Andre Emmell, Wilma Gatti, Cyndy Hall, Linda Lazarowski, Linda Lees, Angela Miller, Susan Rivers, Judy Turner, and Ruth Whitaker – who are sharing their “Inspired by Color” quilts with us through… Read More »

Vermont Historical Society awarded grant to research Vermont’s 1970’s Counterculture Movement

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded the Vermont Historical Society Museums for America grant funds in support of “Colleges, Communes and Coops: 1970’s Counterculture and Its Lasting Influence on Vermont”, a two-year project about the history of a movement that played a key role in shaping present-day Vermont. With this award, the… Read More »

DRB agenda

Development Review Board Draft Agenda Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Design Review Application(s) Application CU14-12 Application by Classic Restoration, LLC, on behalf of Mark and Stacie Fagan for Conditional Use approval for the expansion and reconstruction of an existing structure… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html The Fall and Winter Program Brochure is available now. Pick up a copy at the Rec office or find it on the web. Shelburne Village Dog Park Events: Dog Wash: Oct. 4 from 9am-noon. Stay tuned for more information. Cleanup day: Volunteers needed! The Shelburne… Read More »

SCS kicks off FEED program with fun

SCS kicks off FEED program with fun

Shelburne Community School’s Food Education Every Day (FEED) program aims to educate students about the connection among healthy food, Vermont farms, and good nutrition. The program kicked off the 2014-15 school year by having students bring in the largest vegetable they had from a garden, whether their own, a neighbor’s, relative’s, or community garden. All… Read More »

Kudos! Kudos! Kudos!

Pomfret School, Pomfret, Conn. Zackery Weimer of Shelburne, a member of the Pomfret class of 2015, received the World Languages Department Award for excellence and achievement in French IV, and the Religion Department Award for excellence and achievement in Religion at the School’s annual Convocation ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 7. Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill. Shelburne… Read More »

Shelburne Community School weighs building options

The presentation of a report by the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board’s Facilities’ Committee last week included a lengthy presentation by the Burlington firm, Dore & Whittier, spelling out an array of options, from fixing select items to rebuilding, for the nearly 50-year-old structure. The panel started to examine solutions for concerns such as the… Read More »

‘Elder Blooming’ discussion blossoms in Shelburne

‘Elder Blooming’ discussion blossoms in Shelburne

Most adults will live up to three decades longer than their great great grandparents. These additional years provide, in turn, additional opportunities. Adults need not stagnate, or live under the stigma that recent generations imposed on this increasingly important time. The Creative ‘Third Act’ Project, in collaboration with the Center for Biography and Social Arts,… Read More »

Shelburne Chocolatier to attend prestigious school opening

Shelburne Chocolatier to attend prestigious school opening

Kevin Toohey, Chocolatier and managing partner of Studio Cacao Chocolatier of Shelburne, was chosen to attend the grand opening of L’École du Grand Chocolat in Brooklyn, N.Y. L’École is a training school operated by the prestigious French chocolate company Valrhona. They have schools of the same name in France, Japan, and now the USA. Toohey… Read More »

PC Construction, Red Cross partner to help ensure preparedness: Ready 365 donation first of its kind in region

PC Construction, Red Cross partner to help ensure preparedness: Ready 365 donation first of its kind in region

September is National Preparedness Month and the perfect time to welcome and thank PC Construction for stepping forward to become the first partner to engage with the Vermont & the New Hampshire Upper Valley American Red Cross as a Ready 365 member. “Through a generous gift of $10,000, PC Construction has both demonstrated a commitment… Read More »