SCS PTO partners with local businesses for fundraisers: Shopping Shelburne benefits school and businesses

Are you tired of being asked to purchase wrapping paper and gifts on an annual basis? Fear not, instead of the wrapping paper fundraiser townspeople have come to expect, the Shelburne Community School’s PTO will try something new this year called Shelburne Community Days. Once a month, the PTO will partner with a local business… Read More »

An uplifting read

An uplifting read

A young reader takes a break from perusing the thousands of books at the Friends of the Pierson Library Book Sale on Saturday, Oct. 11. This year’s event marked the 50th anniversary of the sale, and also coincided with the Shelburne Fire Department’s Pancake Breakfast. The library collects books year round to prepare for the… Read More »

Shelburne Planning Commission Draft Agenda

Thursday, Oct. 23, 6pm Shelburne Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Approval of Agenda Work Session • Discussion of Form Based Zoning proposal sections 1-1, 1-2, and 1-3. Approval of Minutes • Oct.9, 2014 Commissioner Questions and Comments Open to the Public Limited individual comment on subjects not included on agenda. Planning Issues… Read More »

Planning Commission revises height regulation

At the request of Wake Robin, the Planning Commission preliminarily approved changes in the zoning regulations concerning height restrictions at its meeting on Oct. 9. After discussions among the Shelburne Fire Chief and representatives of Wake Robin, a revised regulation was drafted to allow construction of a new 48 foot tall building containing 39 independent… Read More »

Safety concerns prompt new rules for Halloween Parade

Safety concerns prompt new rules for Halloween Parade

Trucks, tractors, cars, and golf carts supporting costumed characters and floats proceed down the road as children and families excitedly cheer and grab for candy on the sideline. For local residents, the scene could only represent the annual Halloween Parade. The parade has been a town tradition for almost 40 years. However, as it grows… Read More »

Social Services committee contributes to Help Fund

By Tom Zenaty Shelburne’s Social Services Committee (SSSC) has been looking into social service needs in town. The town and citizens of Shelburne have recognized the needs of those who are homeless or at risk of losing housing, as evidenced by the opening of Harbor Place. However, it appears the needs in town extend well… Read More »

Town’s Historical Society hosts reception, cemetery exhibit Oct. 24: Village Cemetery Tours, Saturday, Oct. 25 11am and 1pm

Town’s Historical Society hosts reception, cemetery exhibit Oct. 24: Village Cemetery Tours, Saturday, Oct. 25 11am and 1pm

The cemeteries of Shelburne embody (no pun intended) fascinating stories of the people who built our town. The town of Shelburne is peppered with references to its founding and influential members. The names of buildings like the Pierson Library or Harrington’s Store attest to the impact of such leading figures. Moreover, the town’s three different… Read More »

The Readers Write

Book sale success The 50th anniversary was a banner year for the book sale! The Friends of the Pierson Library want to thank everyone who donated their books, volunteered their time, and attended the sale to look for treasures. The money raised by the sale helps fund programs and buy books and equipment for the… Read More »

Dressed up with nowhere to go

Dressed up with nowhere to go

You can’t miss the lively pink Halloween decoration, above, greeting travelers on Marsett Road in Shelburne. It’s a wonderful reminder that not only is October a celebration of All Hallows’ Eve, it is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda

Oct. 21, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Conduct Interview and Consider Recommending that the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) Contract with the Consultant Team of Crane & Associates and Fergonese & Associates for the Sewer Service Area Study Based on their Response to the… Read More »