Bay Road mobility study misses mark, put on hold

Bay Road mobility study misses mark, put on hold

A new take on possibilities for Bay Road mobility was presented Tuesday. Over 30 concerned citizens turned out to hear Director of Planning & Zoning Dean Pierce give the presentation in place of consultant Beth Isler, Senior Planner at Toole Design Group, who was absent from the meeting. The consultant responded to some of the… Read More »

Sallie Soule receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Sallie Soule receives Lifetime Achievement Award

“She’s just amazing. She’s always been involved with community and women’s issues, and that’s inspiring to me,” Sarah Soule said in describing her mother, Sallie. The elder Soule has long been politically active, serving both as a state senator and congressional representative from Shelburne and Charlotte. Because of this lifetime of civic engagement, she was… Read More »

Selectboard hears updates on library, Planning Commission, and potential of economic development committee

Selectboard Meeting May 9 Members gathered Tuesday night for the first Selectboard meeting of May. The meeting kicked off at 6pm for a special presentation on the Bay Road Mobility study and wrapped up approximately four hours later. During public comments, Dorothea Penar spoke of the Shelburne Historical Society’s upcoming annual membership meeting on Monday… Read More »

Pierson Library looking for new director

Pierson Library looking for new director

Changes are coming to Pierson Library. It was announced last week that, after four years in her position, Library Director Lara Keenan will be departing at the end of May for a new position working for the State of Vermont. “She’ll be taking her skills to all of the libraries in Vermont,” Ruth Hagerman, Chair… Read More »

Safety tips for evening exercise

As days grow warmer, area residents are taking to the streets to walk and bicycle to enjoy the lovely spring evenings. Unfortunately, there are some hazards lurking as darkness falls. Police Chief James Warden said that people often walk at night in dark clothes. Bicycles without proper lighting also pose a risk. There has also… Read More »

Race and traffic stops study presented on May 23

Race and traffic stops study presented on May 23

Race and traffic stops were the subjects of a recent study by a University of Vermont economics professor. On May 23, Professor Stephanie Seguino will discuss her findings at a presentation here in Shelburne. In her study, Seguino and her coauthor, visiting associate professor Nancy Brooks, looked at data from across Vermont, including Shelburne. “Driving… Read More »

Selectboard covers range of issues at latest meeting

The Selectboard met April 25 for the second regular meeting of the month. Before them was a slate of items ranging from CBC appointments to the Vermont Railway, Inc. v. Town of Shelburne litigation. The meeting started in executive session to discuss litigation strategy regarding Shelburne Shipyard’s appeal to the environmental court over a Development… Read More »

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 »