Conceptual designs for new library unveiled

Conceptual designs for new library unveiled

Shelburne Vineyard hosted a community meeting on Sept. 20 for those interested in hearing more about proposals for restoring the Historic Town Hall and building a new library. More than 50 people attended a presentation where architects from Vermont Integrated Architecture (VIA) displayed three different concepts and asked for feedback. Andrea Murray, Nicholas Wood, and… Read More »

Town holds Stormwater Summit

Town holds Stormwater Summit

How do pet waste bags relate to stormwater? That was one of the many topics covered during the Stormwater Summit held on Sept. 22 and sponsored by the Shelburne Planning Commission. The summit featured six experts who gave insight into federal, state, and local regulations the town of Shelburne is facing, what is currently being… Read More »

ChampBots take over Lake Champlain last weekend

ChampBots take over Lake Champlain last weekend

‘Champ’ was alive and well last weekend at the fifth annual Champlain Mini-Maker Faire held at Shelburne Farms. Over two thousand people attended The Maker Faire which brings together families and individuals as they celebrate the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset while showcasing all kinds of incredible projects. iBots, a team  comprised of Alex Lasante and John… Read More »

Drew Slabaugh: Finding a better life on the farm

Drew Slabaugh:  Finding a better life on the farm

Drew Slabaugh was working in a butcher shop in Philadelphia and his wife Brittany was about to start an accelerated nursing program at Drexel when they realized that neither of them was thrilled with what they were doing. They loved gardening and growing things, and when they talked to a friend who had interned on… Read More »

Shelburne Players handle Neil Simon’s “Rumors” with humor, good timing

Shelburne Players handle Neil Simon’s “Rumors” with humor, good timing

By Margery Sharp Here’s to a pleasant, light-hearted theater experience filled with many laughs over the mix-ups of several suburban couples who, in one hilarious evening, get caught up in a minor mystery that offers theatergoers many of playwright Neil Simon’s best one-liners in his comedy, “Rumors.” The play, put on by the Shelburne Players… Read More »

Town, railway dispute continues

Town, railway dispute continues

The Town filed a temporary restraining order with the U.S. District Court on Sept. 17 seeking relief from the Court’s June 29 ruling, which allowed Vermont Railway to continue constructing its transload transmodal facility near the banks of the LaPlatte River because of federal preemption. The Town says the ruling was based on incomplete information… Read More »

Over 500 people celebrate Colleen Haag’s retirement

Over 500 people celebrate Colleen Haag’s retirement

Over 500 friends, family, co-workers, a former Governor, Vermont’s Secretary of State, Town Clerks from across the state and townspeople showed up last Thursday to honor longtime Town Clerk/Treasurer Colleen Haag in a retirement celebration held at Shelburne Museum’s Pizzagalli Center. Guests were asked to bring canned food donations in Haag’s honor to the event… Read More »

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