Shopping Shelburne with Sadie

Shopping Shelburne with Sadie

by Sadie Williams Hopefully you’ve cleared the excess tryptophan out of your body by now, because there is still shopping to do before the holiday season. My favorite people to shop for, by far, are the pint sized ones. If you’re still searching for a gift for a special kid in your life, consider stopping… Read More »

Share blessings with neighbors in need

As the town gives thanks for its blessings of the harvest and of the preceding year this Thanksgiving, it would be particularly generous to also share some of those blessings with those less fortunate. Placing the needs of others ahead of her own year-round is status quo for longtime Food Shelf Director Val Martell. Last… Read More »

Your civic duty is calling

The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4 Polls are open 7am-7pm in the Town Gym Residents do not have to be absent from town to request an absentee ballot. Town Clerk Colleen Haag is encouraging all Shelburne residents to vote early. Please call the Town Clerk’s office at 985-5116 to request an absentee/early ballot. Registered… Read More »

Volunteerism begins early at Shelburne Nursery School

Volunteerism begins early at Shelburne Nursery School

Shelburne Nursery School students and families have been collecting non-perishable goods for the Shelburne Food Shelf the month of October. On Monday morning the 4-year-old class walked over to the Town Hall with their little wagons full of cans and boxes of food. With the help of a town police officer they crossed Route 7… Read More »

Shelburne Halloween Parade returns Sunday

Shelburne Halloween Parade returns Sunday

Anyone who happens onto Shelburne’s Church Street around 1:30pm on the Sunday before Halloween will be swept up in a maelstrom of young trick-or-treaters mounting flatbed trucks covered in hay bales. These are the complex and colorful “floats” that are such an integral part of the Halloween Parade. Shelburne community’s children show up dressed in… Read More »

The General Election 4-1-1

The last day to register to vote for the General Election is Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 5pm. Residents who register through the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) voter system are encouraged to check with the Town Clerk’s office before the deadline. The majority of the forms from the DMV never make it to the office… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Bolton Valley After School Ski & Snowboard Program 2015 Registration Information:  Registration opens for 7th and 8th graders, who receive first priority for this program at the Recreation Office on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7:30am. On Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7:30am registration opens for 5th… 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 »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treating: Sunday, Oct. 26. Join the fun at the Annual Shelburne Halloween Parade and festivities beginning at 2pm followed by music, hot dogs, and popcorn at the Fire Station. From 2:30-4pm there will be Trick-or-Treating, games, candy, and a costume contest in the… Read More »