News from Pierson Library

News from Pierson Library

First, a quick reminder that Pierson Library is one of the collection sites for Shelburne Community School’s Box Tops for Education fundraiser. Look for them on boxes of everyday items, cut them out, and send them in to the collection boxes at the Pierson library, the main office at Shelburne Community School, or Shelburne Market.… Read More »

Auditions for Farm to Ballet, Feb. 10

Auditions for Farm to Ballet, Feb. 10

Ballet Vermont will host auditions for the upcoming summer season of Farm to Ballet on Feb.10. Now in its fifth year, this season will feature six performances, all in the month of July, at picturesque venues throughout Vermont. The production will be presented in West Corinth, Wolcott, Brattleboro, Shelburne, Woodstock, and Essex. The 2019 summer season of… Read More »

Penguin Plunge 2019

Penguin Plunge 2019

Over 120 Champlain Valley Union High School students took the plunge on Saturday in Lake Champlain. It was 15 degrees at the Burlington waterfront on the cold February morning. The high school team raised over $34,000 for the Special Olympics. Hinesburg Community School sent 26 people who raised over $8,000 for the charity. The Champlain… Read More »

Waiting for spring

Waiting for spring

Snow has piled up from back-to-back storms in the past week. It’s not Adirondack-chair season yet. Temps are expected to warm into the 20s over the weekend.

Greg Ranallo: From the classroom to the trees

Greg Ranallo: From the classroom to the trees

By PHYL NEWBECK Greg Ranallo has had a love of trees since he was a boy, but after getting a master’s degree in education, he began teaching high school social studies in his native Minnesota. During summers and school breaks, he ran a tree business which he named Teacher’s Tree Service after his chosen profession.… Read More »

Book Fair supports school library

Book Fair supports school library

These Shelburne Community School fourth graders in the school library Story Portal are looking forward to the Scholastic Book Fair next week. The fair runs Monday, Feb. 4, through Friday, Feb. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; until 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday so kids can visit with their families. The fair will be… Read More »

News from Pierson Library

News from Pierson Library

Construction update The exterior Historic Town Hall drainage system and back-filling are complete. The cupola and portico are ready for winter, with final painting to occur in the spring. The portico brickwork will most likely be held until spring as well. Inside Town Hall, work is ongoing, including electrical, plumbing, fire protection and mechanical. New… Read More »