Aging in Place

Another passing Word came to me from my friend’s ex-wife: another buddy gone. I had to call the new wife for the details. What I was looking for was when the memorial service would be. What I got was her story about what happened. “He simply went out to mow the yard and never came back.”… Read More »

Planning agenda

AGENDA SHELBURNE PLANNING COMMISSION Thursday, Sept. 8, 7pm, Shelburne Municipal Center, Meeting Room 1, 5420 Shelburne Road 1.CALL TO ORDER (7pm) 2.APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:01pm) 3. DISCLOSURES RELATING TO ANY POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (7:05pm) 4.APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10pm) •August 11, 2016. 5.COMMISSIONER QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (7:15pm) 6. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (7:20pm) Limited individual… Read More »

Shelburne business survey completed; starting point for future discussions

Shelburne business survey completed; starting point for future discussions

The 2015 Shelburne Business Survey is complete, and the Planning Commission presented the results at their June 14 meeting. Michael Moser, research specialist at the University of Vermont, gave a look at the data that was collected from business community respondents. Planning Commissioner Ann Hogan spearheaded the project. It received the support and design assistance… Read More »

Historic fire truck makes a comeback

Historic fire truck makes a comeback

by Eileen O’Grady The Shelburne Fire Department is celebrating 75 years of service in August, and to honor the historic occasion, firefighters are undertaking the task of restoring a very special vehicle. Affectionately known as Old Engine 1, the 1941 GMC/Buffalo was Shelburne’s first fire truck. Old Engine 1 was built in Buffalo, New York… Read More »

149 acres of Barr Farm preserved

149 acres of Barr Farm preserved

In the days after World War II, Richmond Barr decided to pursue his dream of becoming a farmer. A friend told him of a farm available for $8,900 in Shelburne. It was along a road so narrow that, in order for two cars to pass each other, one car would have to move over into… Read More »

Community Bulletin Board

The Bay Road Underpass is one lane as of June 1. Do you have thoughts about it? If so, fill out a brief survey at www.shelburnevt.org. Fall Soccer registration deadline is June 2: Register now for Fall youth soccer open to children entering grades 1-8 in the fall. School Governance Merger Vote June 7: Polls open… Read More »

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