Consolidation of regional dispatch discussed

Consolidation of regional dispatch discussed

The issue of regional dispatch services is not a new one for the area, but it is one that has gained significant traction during the past year. The time is ripe, Town Manager Joe Colangelo feels, for such a system to be implemented. “It has been studied to death,” Colangelo said. Over the past half-century,… Read More »

Suspension bridge to cross LaPlatte once more

Suspension bridge to cross LaPlatte once more

What began several years ago with a temporary bridge formed by a fallen log is slowly inching toward a more permanent solution in the form of a suspension foot bridge. The project has been driven by a group of dedicated citizens and is headed up by local teacher Joplin James. On a blog devoted to… Read More »

Shelburne Rescue Squad establishing auxiliary group

Shelburne Rescue Squad establishing auxiliary group

The Shelburne Rescue Squad is looking for a little help from their friends. The group plans to establish an auxiliary group they are calling Friends of Shelburne Rescue. Shelburne Rescue Squad members John Kelley and Sara Lewis are leading the initial recruitment charge for the new project. The idea for the group, Kelley said, developed… Read More »

Selectboard signs Town Manager’s three-year contract and hears presentation on Regional Dispatch

Selectboard Meeting Feb. 14, 2017 Members of the Shelburne Selectboard came together on Feb. 14 to address several matters of Town business including the Town Manager’s contract and a presentation on the Chittenden County Regional Dispatch Implementation Initiation and appointment of Joe Colangelo to represent the Town on the Union Municipal District Joint Survey Committee.… Read More »

Changing perspectives at Shelburne Community School

Changing perspectives at Shelburne Community School

Perspectives are changing at Shelburne Community School and other schools throughout the state. At least, that is the intention of a disability awareness program–Changing Perspectives. On Feb. 21, an event will be held at SCS through a partnership with the not-for-profit group. Shelburne Community School Differences Awareness Day is the culmination of studies that students… Read More »

Intermodal facility noise creating ruckus in Shelburne

Intermodal facility noise creating ruckus in Shelburne

Noise from the Vermont Railway intermodal facility has become a focus of conversation, even making its way onto a recent Selectboard agenda. “I have received a noticeable uptick in emails and phone calls from people expressing concerns about noises coming from the intermodal facility,” Town Manager Joe Colangelo said. In a letter addressed to Colangelo… Read More »

Police and FBI still searching for TD Bank robber

Police and FBI still searching for TD Bank robber

Just before 6pm on Friday, Feb. 3, the TD Bank branch located at 5112 Shelburne Road was the site of a robbery. A masked man wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt entered the bank, handed the teller a note and demanded cash. No weapon was produced during the robbery, and no one was injured. After receiving… Read More »

Dein’s future on Selectboard to be determined

Dein’s future on Selectboard to be determined

The Town of Shelburne is preparing for a special Selectboard meeting on Friday, Feb. 3 at 7pm to consider the removal of board member Josh Dein. The move comes after nearly a year of an alleged pattern of concerning behaviors from Dein, both during Selectboard meetings and in other personal and written interactions with his… Read More »

Town and railway back in federal court Feb. 6

Town and railway back in federal court Feb. 6

Last Thursday, a new legal decision relating to the Vermont Railway intermodal facility came from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. It granted the Town’s motion to dismiss the appeal and denied the railroad’s motion for attorney fees. The decision was the latest action regarding litigation by the railway against the town of Shelburne, and… Read More »

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