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Save the Date Shelburne’s Halloween Parade & activities will be held on Sunday, Oct. 29. The Annual Shelburne Halloween Parade is presented by the Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary. Trick or treating with carnival games and a costume contest will follow the parade at the town gymnasium. Bring a canned good donation for the Food Shelf and get a… Read More »

On dog parks and railroads— John King

Breaking News The town is moving the dog park. Though it was legally compliant in its fencing only format, enhancements made over time now make the dog park an illegal use of a Class 2 wetland. The move of a simple, functional and loved dog park is being forced by federal regulations. Rather than fight… Read More »

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After School Fitness Program Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 17 through Nov. 9, kids in grades 5-8 grades can work right after school to improve general conditioning including a focus on core, strength, agility, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Based on the principle of movement mechanics, consistency, form and then intensity, our program pushes for quality… Read More »

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Davis Park tennis courts resurfacing schedule: The Davis Park tennis court resurfacing has begun. Next week, Sept. 18-24, the final three courts on the north side will be resurfaced leaving the three newly surfaced courts on the south side ready for use. Thank you for your patience while the courts are properly maintained making them… Read More »

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Davis Park Tennis Courts The tennis courts at Davis Park will be resurfaced this month in two sessions allowing use of only three courts Sept. 11-24. The week of Sept. 11-17 the three tennis courts and basketball court on the south side will be closed, leaving the three courts on the north side open. The… Read More »

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Last call for discounted Great Escape tickets! Discounted Great Escape tickets will be available until Friday for purchase at the Shelburne Parks and Recreation Office. Cash or check only. Kindergarten Soccer “Mini-Mites” is a fun instructional soccer program for kids entering kindergarten this fall. The curriculum includes fun ball-mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training between players and exciting… Read More »

Shelburne’s Win Smith recognized as wellness leader

Shelburne’s Win Smith recognized as wellness leader

By Janet E. Franz The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports selected Win Smith, resident of Shelburne and Warren, Vt., and principal owner and president of Sugarbush Resort, to receive the 2017 Vermont Wellness Leadership award. Smith accepted the award at the Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference on March 23 in Burlington. Lori Smith… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

New art exhibit at the Pierson. Shelburne native Caroline Jones is exhibiting a vibrant and eclectic assortment of her watercolors, acrylics, wood cuts, and oil pastels at the library. Currently studying at Brown University, Caroline said that “Drawing and painting are my favorite ways to appreciate the world around me, and I love to create… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Genealogy Resources Shelburne resident and Pierson Library volunteer John Kelley is offering several genealogy classes. If you are interested in learning more and exploring online, check out Heritage Quest – available to you for free with your library card. This comprehensive collection of American genealogical sources, including primary sources, local and family histories, and finding… Read More »

Halloween Parade and Golf Ball Drop on Oct. 30

Halloween Parade and Golf Ball Drop on Oct. 30

The annual Halloween parade sponsored by Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary and the Shelburne Parks and Recreation Department is slated for Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2pm. Those who want to enter a float into the parade should contact Rotary President Judy Christensen at Judith.christensen@uvm.edu, or call 802-985-5201. Deadline for float registration is Oct. 25. To add to the… Read More »

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