Form Based Zoning discussion tonight

Phase 2 of Form Based Zoning will be addressed at the Planning Commission’s meeting on April 27. Thursday night’s discussion will be more organizational in nature, said Director of Planning & Zoning Dean Pierce. The discussion comes on the heels of an extensive discussion held on April 13, and will relate to the upcoming community… Read More »

Town not able to work deal for Railroad parking lot

Town not able to work deal for Railroad parking lot

After more than a year of trying to sort things out regarding the Railroad parking lot, there will be no lease between the State of Vermont and the Town due to Vermont Railway choosing to exercise their right to rescind the offer. However, a deal has been struck that allows the Shelburne Craft School to… Read More »

100,000 gallons of wastewater spill into the lake

100,000 gallons of wastewater spill into the lake

It was a blockage that sent the wastewater into overflow, spilling an estimated 100,000 gallons. However, Wastewater Superintendent Chris Robinson noted, many factors led to it not being discovered and fixed for several days. On April 11, a man out for a jog in the area of Munroe Brook on Bay Road noticed a sewer… Read More »

Selectboard decides on goals for coming year

At the Selectboard’s Annual Retreat, held at Shelburne Farms on April 5, members laid out a collection of priority objectives for the coming year. These priorities included seven big-picture goals. Chief among the seven goals are economic development and Selectboard/town outreach. For economic development, items within the goal include U.S. Route 7 North, the former… Read More »

Green Up Day is on May 6

Green Up Day is on May 6

For 47 years, Vermonters have headed out on the first Saturday in May to participate in Green Up Day. The event, which is distinctively Vermont, is a way for residents to help keep the state’s roadways, waterways, and public spaces beautiful. This year’s event will be on May 6. Alice Lissarrague has participated in the… Read More »

Edo Salon holding fundraiser for Steps to End Domestic Violence

Edo Salon holding fundraiser for Steps to End Domestic Violence

A local salon will be helping a domestic violence group later this month. Edo will be the site of a fundraiser for Steps to End Domestic Violence (formerly Women Helping Battered Women), which is a group that provides domestic violence services and support in Chittenden County. The group’s services include emergency housing, transitional housing, support… Read More »

Village Dog Park may be located on wetlands

Village Dog Park may be located on wetlands

It is a popular spot for area dogs and their humans to socialize and enjoy the outdoors, but concerns about the Shelburne Village Dog Park have recently surfaced regarding its possible location on wetlands. The issue arose recently when the Department of Environmental Conservation found that an area that had previously been mapped as wetlands,… Read More »

Town considers new beach house

Town considers new beach house

Shelburne Beach is a popular spot for many of the town’s residents. Many consider it a beautiful spot to go and have some fun. However, there is one aspect of it that has met some criticism: the beach house. “The current building is disrespectful to the space,” Town Manager Joe Colangelo said of the structure.… Read More »

Fisher Brothers Farm creates unique fundraiser for SCS

Fisher Brothers Farm creates unique fundraiser for SCS

Parents and grandparents of Shelburne Community School students are getting a new way to support the school’s PTO. Throughout the month of April, family members can enjoy savings at Fisher Brothers Farm while also supporting the school. “We introduced the pre-buy program last year. Like a CSA, it allows you to pre-buy a share of… Read More »

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