Fire chief takes aim at new ordinance

Shelburne Volunteer Fire Chief Jerry Ouimet said Tuesday that he never endorsed a new ordinance that three Selectboard members rushed to pass two weeks ago concerning the storage, handling and distribution of hazardous materials. Ouimet made the comment as the Selectboard continued to come under fire for its efforts to enact the ordinance. Several residents… Read More »


Northeastern University, Boston, MA Ashley Frizzell, granddaughter of Ernie Goodrich, graduated magna cum laude. Colby College, Waterville, ME Beatrice Woodruff, Charlotte, was named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2017 semester. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT William Sudbay, Charlotte, was announced as the University of Vermont’s Fraternity & Sorority Life Outstanding Junior Award Recipient.

Town Public Safety Log — Feb. 25 to March 3

As submitted by Shelburne Police Department Saturday, February 25 09:41 Medical Call WAKE ROBIN DR; WAKE ROBIN, Shelburne 911 Caller reported a medical emergency. Shelburne Rescue was dispatched. The patient was transported to the Hospital. 10:18 Citizen Dispute CROWN RD, Shelburne Caller reported a verbal dispute with a neighbor about parking a vehicle in front… Read More »

New commenting policy at

By Shelburne News Editorial Board After several controversial town events, we have been forced to make several changes to the comment section on our website. We found that there were many posts on our website that did not have verified names and email addresses, and as with other on-line media, we are concerned about the… Read More »


​​​Me & My Guy Valentine Dance ​Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are on sale now at the Recreation Office. This special event is for girls in grades K-5 and their special adult guy (dad, uncle, grandfather, neighbor, etc.) in the Town Gym. Come enjoy a fun evening together including a photo booth, treats, music,… Read More »

Soul Food — The gift of presence

By Elizabeth Flynn Campbell The holidays were tough this year. Maggie, our beloved two-year-old red-haired poodle, died five days before Christmas. One day she was my hearty running companion and a few days later she was dead from the sepsis that followed the surgery to remove the small black sock lodged in her abdomen. Her… Read More »

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