At the polls, Election Day turnout not too shabby

At the polls, Election Day turnout not too shabby

Shelburne Town Offices weren’t exactly buzzing, but most definitely not empty. The flow of voters picked up around 8am, presumably as 9-5ers stopped in on their way to work. Results will be published Wednesday online and Thursday in the Shelburne News. Above, Democratic Rep. Joan Lenes (far right) stands with Chris Kent and Rep. Kate… Read More »

Ritchie E. Berger featured in Benchmark Litigation 2015 as a Litigation Star

Shelburne resident Ritchie E. Berger of Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew has been featured in Benchmark Litigation 2015 as a litigation Star for his outstanding work in litigation. The results of Benchmark Litigation stem from the culmination of a six-month research period where researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading… Read More »

Rep. Peter Welch sends letter to FairPoint CEO Paul Suno

1,700 FairPoint workers in Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire went on strike two weeks ago, and they’re still at it. They hit the picket line after a contract was imposed by the company that froze pension plans, eliminates retiree health care benefits, and requires workers to contribute to their health care costs. FairPoint has hired… Read More »

Scott Milne issues plan for cleaning up Lake Champlain

Scott Milne delivered his plan on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 29 for addressing pollution in Lake Champlain, calling the lake “…a piece of our heritage … suffering before our eyes.” Milne’s plan includes reconfiguring Vermont’s Housing and Conservation Board’s budget to allocate more than $7 million per year to the Lake’s cleanup (the portion… Read More »

Your civic duty is calling

The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4 Polls are open 7am-7pm in the Town Gym Residents do not have to be absent from town to request an absentee ballot. Town Clerk Colleen Haag is encouraging all Shelburne residents to vote early. Please call the Town Clerk’s office at 985-5116 to request an absentee/early ballot. Registered… Read More »

Special Selectboard meeting moves Sewer Service Area Study forward

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard conducted a special meeting on Oct. 21. The primary focus of the meeting was to interview and consider recommending that the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) contract with the consultant team of Crane Associates, Inc. of Burlington and Fregonese Associates of Portland, Ore. for the Sewer Service Area… Read More »

Planning agenda

Shelburne Planning Commission Draft Agenda Thursday, Nov. 6, 6pm Shelburne Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Approval of Agenda Work Session Discussion of Form Based Zoning proposal section 1-4 of version 3.2. Approval of Minutes Oct. 23, 2014 Commissioner Questions and Comments Open to the Public Limited individual comment on subjects not included… Read More »