Shelburne awarded ecosystem restoration grant

Shelburne awarded ecosystem restoration grant

The Town of Shelburne has been awarded a grant of $12,395 from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to help fund stormwater system improvements on Brook Lane. The grant will pay for the town to replace 260 feet of failing stormwater pipe with 260 feet of perforated pipe, stone lining, and two catch basins, according… Read More »

Town and Shelburne Shipyard reach agreement

The Shelburne Selectboard voted last week to accept an agreement reached through mediation with Shelburne Shipyard, resolving a dispute over plans for a new boat storage building. A mediation session June 21 led to the resolution. “It worked out to be easier than I thought it was going to be and we’re happy,” said Mary… Read More »

Sanders addresses crowd of 3,000 at CVU graduation

Sanders addresses crowd of 3,000 at CVU graduation

The excitement was at its peak as bagpipers from the St. Andrews Pipeband of Vermont led the procession of 2017 graduates from Champlain Valley Union High School into the University of Vermont’s Patrick Gymnasium last Friday afternoon. CVU principal Adam Bunting welcomed the audience of approximately 3,000 parents, friends, and siblings who waved and snapped… Read More »

Library project to go on November ballot

Correction: This story was corrected to reflect a 4-1 vote by the Selectboard. Supporters of the proposed Pierson Library and Town Hall Development Project breathed an audible sigh of relief Tuesday night when the Shelburne Selectboard voted to put the project on the November ballot. The vote was 4-1. The project, which has been in… Read More »

Teeny-tiny house to fund much larger dream

Teeny-tiny house to fund much larger dream

The peacock-blue house sits atop a trailer at the end of a wooded driveway in Shelburne. The cedar shingle roof curves down in a sloping eave around an arched doorway, and walls with live-edge siding. What sets this house apart from others isn’t just the attractive detailing or the bright color; it’s the size. Dubbed… Read More »