LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Shelburne Poet Laureate Rick Bessette recently visited the Shelburne Police Department with a group of Shelburne Community School fifth graders and their school literary coordinator Jensa Bushy. They met the on-duty officers and dispatchers and got a behind-the-scenes tour. After many questions and answers, the group borrowed an office where they went… Read More »
Saturday, April 27 at 1 p.m.: Writing Clinic with Rick Bessette 18 and over. Join Poet Laureate, Rick Bessette, for a walk in Church Woods at Shelburne Farms. Sit in nature and let the great outdoors spark your creative writing juices. Parking is available at the Welcome Center. The Welcome Center will also be the… Read More »
By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent By a two-to-one margin, Shelburne voters on Tuesday decided to take the first step toward building a new, combined fire and rescue station within the next few years. They also approved a $9.5 million budget for 2019-20, filled key offices including seats on the selectboard and school board, and added to… Read More »
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 »
Craig Newman looks after injured birds at the Shelburne Farms aviary. He visited last week with Shelburne Community School students. The group spent time in Church Woods at the farm with Shelburne Poet Laureate and mentor Rick Bessette and school literary coordinator Jensa Bushy for a writing exercise.