Rick’s Field of Dreams

Rick’s Field of Dreams

Most of us at some point in our lives have visited a local sugarhouse, or even attempted to try this very labor-intensive hobby on a small scale in our kitchens. I know that my family would hang a few buckets (actually used coffee cans) on a couple of maples in our back yard and mother would… Read More »

Emerald ash borer is a confirmed threat to Vermont forests

Emerald ash borer is a confirmed threat to Vermont forests

By Matt Hongoltz-Hetling The emerald ash borer, the Asian beetle that has been chewing its way through North America’s ash trees, has arrived in Vermont, an event as long anticipated as it is unwelcome. “It’s something we’ve been expecting,” said Barbara Schultz, forest health program manager for the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation.… Read More »

Before it melted

Before it melted

The report is in from Hullcrest Park and this year’s rink was a success. Many neighborhood kids (and grownups) enjoyed the ice thanks to the efforts of the Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department and the Parks and Recreation Department.

Eagle Scout projects have a big impact

Eagle Scout projects have a big impact

by Mary Ann Lickteig Eagle Scout projects are dotted all over Shelburne, and thanks to Shelburne Boy Scout Troop 602, four new ones are nearing completion. • Nate Brangan rehabilitated and rebuilt a quarter mile of Clarke Trail in Shelburne Bay Park. • Nathaniel Mick designed and coordinated the construction of four benches for Bay… Read More »

Dog Park’s fate remains uncertain

Dog Park’s fate remains uncertain

Shelburne Dog Park has been in the spotlight recently due to environmental issues. The spot, which is popular with many area residents and their canines, has been a point of concern in recent weeks as the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has suggested that the park is located on a Class II wetland and may… Read More »

Shelburne Social Services Committee funds camp scholarships

The Shelburne Social Services Committee funded a number of scholarships for children to attend Shelburne Craft School camps and Shelburne Parks and Recreation Department camps this summer. “We are so thrilled to receive these funds; with the help of the Shelburne Social Services committee and the Town, we will be able to offer more scholarships… Read More »

Town considers new beach house

Town considers new beach house

Shelburne Beach is a popular spot for many of the town’s residents. Many consider it a beautiful spot to go and have some fun. However, there is one aspect of it that has met some criticism: the beach house. “The current building is disrespectful to the space,” Town Manager Joe Colangelo said of the structure.… Read More »

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