Helen-Mary L. Danyow – Shelburne/Ferrisburgh

Surrounded by her loving family and the compassionate staff at Starr Farm Nursing Center, Helen-Mary Lull Danyow, 79, died May 3, 2014. Helen-Mary was born on Jan. 4, 1935, in Hanover, N.H., to Robert D. and Catherine (Durick) Lull. Her early childhood years were spent in Poultney, followed by a move to Shelburne. She met… Read More »

From soup to sushi at Chef Leu’s House

By Lesley Snyder In the words of the hungry diner, “Chinese” is often followed by “takeout” – but Chef Leu’s House will have you rethinking your vocabulary. While the popular restaurant offers both pick-up and delivery, the 21-year-old Shelburne staple received a highly-anticipated facelift last spring. A revamped menu, modern dining room, spacious patio, and… Read More »

Let’s Green Up

Shelburne is hosting Green Up Day activities on Saturday, May 3. As in years’ past, individuals, groups, and neighborhoods will be cleaning up the roadsides, paths, trails, sidewalks, and shorelines. Interested residents can grab a special Green Up bag or two at the Town Office or at the Shelburne Supermarket and sign up for a… Read More »

Bird boxes capture fond memories of Shelburne

An envelope containing a handwritten note and the photograph, above, arrived at the Shelburne News office last Friday from Hampshire, England. The note, penned by Derrick Roots, relayed this sentiment: “Our daughter, her husband, and our two grandchildren moved to Shelburne 14 years ago,” he began. “The last time we paid a visit was Christmas… Read More »

Good luck with explanation

This is a response to Chris Kapsalis who wrote a letter to the editor in the April 17 issue of the Shelburne News expressing his displeasure that Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb never explained their rationale when voting on residential property tax issues. Apparently Chris does not know anything about the democratic mind: the… Read More »

Cell tower concerns

Just a few comments in response to Representative Lenes’ “Report From Montpelier” update in last week’s Shelburne News. For those who have not been following this issue very closely, there is a bill (“S.220”) making its way through the Legislature that will likely undermine the town’s ability to have a voice in future cell tower… Read More »