GMT adding service hours, mulling rate hike

GMT adding service hours, mulling rate hike

MADELINE CLARK Staff Reporter Green Mountain Transit (GMT) has released the results of its NextGen transit study and for Shelburne, that means increased service hours along the 6 route. A 25-cent fare hike is also under consideration, according to GMT documents. The study, conducted by California-based Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, was a near year-long effort to… Read More »

Shelburne dairy farm gets a boost from online campaign

Shelburne dairy farm gets a boost from online campaign

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A Shelburne dairy farm that a few weeks ago was teetering on the financial edge has gotten a reprieve thanks to crowd sourcing that has pulled in more than $32,000 since mid-February. The Guillemette farm’s 300 or so Holsteins now should have enough to eat until springtime brings a fresh crop of… Read More »

Earth Hour celebration

Earth Hour celebration

The Shelburne Field House at 166 Athletic Drive hosts a concert Saturday, March 30, 8 to 11:30 p.m., in celebration of Earth Hour. The concert features two Shelburne-based bands, SWALE and The Nancy Druids, outdoors on the athletic field. Like an outdoor summer event, attendees are welcome to bring lawn chairs, and blankets, as well… Read More »

Maple Open House

Maple Open House

It was Vermont’s annual Maple Open House Weekend, March 23-24, and two of Shelburne’s sugar houses were bustling with activity as people from all over descended for the sweet stuff. Shelburne Sugarworks and Palmer’s Sugar House both offered sugar on snow and the chance to sample different grades of syrup. Best of all, Saturday’s snow… Read More »

Students take wildlife art, testimony to the State House

Students take wildlife art, testimony to the State House

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A sloppy spring snowstorm didn’t deter Shelburne students from visiting the Vermont State House last week to speak out on behalf of legislation to protect endangered animals from illegal hunting and trafficking. Friday was an in-service day at Shelburne Community School and a handful of third- and fourth-graders had parents drive them… Read More »