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Shelburne News First published in 1967, Shelburne News has been a community staple for over four decades. Mailed free-of-charge to every Shelburne residence and business, and rack distributed at select high traffic locations in Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg, Shelburne News offers a weekly circulation of 5,000 copies. We cover Vermont’s third most affluent community more… Read More »

Shelburne celebrates Halloween in style

Shelburne celebrates Halloween in style

There was a chill in the air this past Sunday, Oct. 26, in Shelburne, and it wasn’t just from the autumn weather. Freaky floats and creepy costumes flooded Falls Road for the annual Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary Club Halloween parade. Shelburne Rescue and Fire Department were all smiles, handing out candy to an eager, costumed crowd. Rotarian… 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 »

Milestones

Milestones

Births Amy (Ravit) and Josh Korin of Chicago, Ill. had a baby boy, Simon Bennet on Aug. 23, 2014 at Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago. Congratulations to grandparents Sam and Gail Ravit of Shelburne and uncle Josh, aunt Sivan, and cousin Yoni Ravit of Boynton Beach, Fla. Deaths Melinda “Mandy” Fortuna – Shelburne/Colchester Mandy Fortuna, 21, died in… Read More »

The Readers Write

Who’s in charge here? I have lived in Shelburne for over 54 years, paid my taxes, gotten along pretty well with the cops, made appropriate donations to all the good “causes”, and watched with amusement, amazement, and sometimes actual fear, at how Shelburne has evolved over that period of time. But the latest “board game”… Read More »

Wiffle Ball Tournament features Little Field of Dreams Annual Travis Roy Foundation tourney resumes Aug. 15-17

An addition to the venue and an expanded field highlight the 13th annual Travis Roy Foundation Wiffle Ball Tournament slated for Friday-Sunday, Aug. 15-17 in Essex. The fun-filled backyard event takes place at the home of natives Pat and Beth O’Connor and the event is free and open to the public. Joining Little Fenway and… Read More »

Back to the Beach makes successful return

Back to the Beach makes successful return

According to Shelburne Parks and Recreation Department’s Director Betsy Cieplicki this year’s Back to the Beach Night was one of the largest on record. Hundreds of community members attended the annual event to enjoy near perfect weather, fine food, and social time with their neighbors last Tuesday night at Shelburne Beach. During the event, a… Read More »

Locals enjoy annual BikeFest

Locals enjoy annual BikeFest

BikeFest, an annual event organized by Friends of Shelburne Paths, was incredibly well attended thanks to the return of summer weather last Saturday morning in Shelburne. Organizers Susan Hull Grasso, Sara Blum, Pam Nuovo, and Gabriela Meyer estimated that 44 bikes were tuned, 12 youngsters participated in the Kids Learn to Ride, and 25 cyclists… Read More »

Training offered for Forest Pest First Detectors

Vermont’s Forest Pest First Detector Program will provide free training this spring for volunteers interested in scouting for the Asian longhorned beetle, emerald ash borer, and hemlock woolly adelgid in their communities. Early detection of these invasive pests will help minimize economic and ecological damage to forests and prevent populations from becoming established in the… Read More »

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