News from the Pierson Library

Road Trip: Interested in meeting Louise Penny in person and getting an advance copy of her new book “The Long Way Home?” Then sign up for our road trip to Knowlton, Quebec, just two hours away, on Saturday, Aug. 23. Penny will be speaking about her novel and the Three Pines community at a pre-launch… Read More »

Rules for sharing the road

Three weeks ago, Shelburne News published a blog post by Friends of Shelburne Paths regarding sharing the road.  In an effort to continue the conversation regarding bike and vehicle transportation, here are two lists detailing pertinent information for each respective party. We hope this information is useful in your travels. For drivers: • Cyclists have… Read More »

CSWD’s Rover returns to Shelburne Aug. 16

The Chittenden Solid Waste District’s (CSWD) household hazardous waste collection “Rover” is making a stop at the Shelburne Highway Garage on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9am-1pm. The Rover makes a stop in each town in Chittenden County once a year and accepts household hazardous leftovers such as paints and stains, automotive fluids, hobby supplies, pesticides,… Read More »

Covert operations on Mount Philo

Covert operations on Mount Philo

Vermont Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife is a nonprofit dedicated to educating landowners and citizens as to how to “maintain and enhance diverse wildlife habitats and healthy ecosystems.”  On Saturday, Aug. 16 Vermont Coverts guides Kate Lampton and Larry Hamilton will be leading a guided walk of Mt. Philo.  Along the one-hour walk participants will learn… Read More »

Annual rabies bait drop begins

Eighteen of the 31 animals that have tested positive for rabies so far this year have been in Chittenden County, the state’s most populated region. The 18th Annual Rabies Bait Drop will take place (weather permitting) Aug. 11-18 targeting eight Vermont counties, including all of Chittenden County, to help stop the spread of the potentially… Read More »

Shelburne Community School fifth grader Briege Riley stars as Mary Lenox in “The Secret Garden” performed by the Stowe Theatre Guild today through Saturday, Aug. 30 at Town Hall Theatre in Stowe. Riley has been interested in acting from a young age.  “My mom took me to see “Annie” when I was only four years… Read More »

Social Band celebrates summertime in song

Social Band celebrates summertime in song

Join Social Band, Burlington’s lively band of singers, for a program that celebrates everything feathered, buzzing, and verdant in these delightful months of summer. This 20-member group, known for its thoughtful mixture of genres, will sing a program encompassing the ancient, modern, classical, and “folksy” on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 7:30pm at the Old Round… Read More »

Frog Hollow hosts henna artist Aug. 22

Frog Hollow welcomes Elizabeth Saslaw, the artist and founder of York Hill Pottery and 30-year exhibitor at Frog Hollow, and Bridgette Bartlett, a henna artist based in Lincoln, for an evening at the gallery on Friday, Aug. 22 from 2-8pm. The mother daughter pair has recently collaborated to create henna inspired pottery. Bartlett applies slip to Saslaw’s… Read More »