Discover the outdoors at Family Camping Weekend

Discover the outdoors at Family Camping Weekend

Outdoor Family Weekend, May 29-31, offers campers a chance to learn basic outdoor skills, sample various recreational activities, and spend time together as a family. The annual event, which will be held at Stillwater State Park in Groton, is organized by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension and the Vermont Departments of Fish and Wildlife and… Read More »

Shelburne youth lacrosse registration now open

Shelburne youth lacrosse registration now open

Registration for the Shelburne lacrosse program through Shelburne Parks & Rec has begun. The program is open to players in kindergarten through eighth grade. There is a co-ed program for kindergartners only, and also a co-ed program for first and second graders. Starting in third grade, the program splits into girls and boys teams, and… Read More »

Me & My Guy Dance: a sweet success

Me & My Guy Dance: a sweet success

Over 230 father and daughters braved frigid temperatures to attend the annual Me & My Guy Dance sponsored by Shelburne Parks & Recreation on Friday, Feb. 13 at the Town Offices in Shelburne. Above, Shelburne dad Mark Bosma and daughter, Delaney, take a spin on the dance floor.    

report from montpelier

report from montpelier

By Rep. Joan Lenes I first want to thank the Shelburne News for running our “Report from Montpelier.” Some local papers throughout the state do not offer the same opportunity for their legislators. Often folks will thank me for the updates and say they appreciate the information. It is a great way for me to… Read More »

WinterFest enjoys bluebird day

WinterFest enjoys bluebird day

A great crowd, 335 cars at final count, enjoyed WinterFest at Shelburne Farms last Saturday. The weather cooperated and the temperature was just right for horse drawn wagon rides with Pat Palmer and his Percherons and Kathy Wells and her Shires. There was just enough snow for sledding on the hill behind the Farm Barn.… Read More »

Celebrate winter at Shelburne Farms this weekend

Celebrate winter at Shelburne Farms this weekend

Join in the winter festivities at WinterFest at Shelburne Farms. Whether the weather cooperates with lots of snow or organizers have to get creative with snow-free fun, WinterFest is a great way to celebrate the season. WinterFest offers fun activities and entertainment for every age, from sleigh rides to cheese sampling and great entertainment. A… Read More »

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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 »