Reckless Rail Rally protest held in Shelburne

Reckless Rail Rally protest held in Shelburne

Chanting “Salt sheds no! Watersheds yes!” as they marched through the streets of Shelburne, several hundred protesters braved dreary weather on Sunday, May 1 at the Reckless Rail Rally. Anti-rail activists made plenty of noise as they banged on pots and pans and walked from Shelburne Community School down Harbor Road and onto Route 7.… Read More »

Little League Opening Day hits it out of the park

Little League Opening Day hits it out of the park

The recent merger of the Charlotte, Hinesburg, and Shelburne Little Leagues led to a big, happy crowd and a lot of fun on Saturday, April 30 for the league’s opening day ceremonies. Ball players and their families, accompanied by a drum line, marched in a parade from the town green to the ball fields, where… Read More »

Green Up around town

Green Up around town

It’s that time of year when Vermonters all over the state pick up trash along the roadways. Shelburne residents can participate on May 7 from 7:00am to 2:30pm. If you’d like to sign up for a particular stretch of road, you can contact organizers and sign up online on their google docs page. Free Green… Read More »

Folino’s Pizza hosting fundraising event

Folino’s Pizza hosting fundraising event

Burgers Beers and Dessert’s, Folino’s Pizza, and Fiddlehead Brewing Company are teaming up on Monday, May 9 to raise money for the 52 Kids Foundation (www.52kids.org), a charity that works to advance the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children living in the Kamuli district of Uganda, East Africa. The fundraiser takes place at Folino’s Pizza… Read More »

Tom Thibault: At home in the trees

Tom Thibault:  At home in the trees

When he was young, Tom Thibault had a fear of heights. He doesn’t remember how he got over that, but there’s no question he has, since he owns and operates Thibault’s Tree Service out of his Hinesburg home. Thibault has worked in the tree business for fifteen years and this is the fifth year that… Read More »

Local architect wins Green Building Award

Local architect wins Green Building Award

The architects of Pill–Maharam, a Shelburne-based firm, received the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) award for the Greenest Commercial Building; Deep Energy Retrofit for their offices on Falls Road. The project also received the People’s Choice Award which was voted on by those who attended the gala event at Main Street Landing. This is not… Read More »

Shelburne Farmers Market adds four new vendors

Shelburne Farmers Market adds four new vendors

Shelburne Farmers Market will open for its 11th year on May 28 and there will be four new vendors among the familiar ones ranged along the Parade Ground on Church Street. The new vendors who will be joining the Farmers Market are: Gabby Tuite and Henry Webb of Old Road Farm in Moncton who will… Read More »