Town approves parking plans for Fiddlehead Brewing

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Changes at the new tasting room at Fiddlehead Brewing are luring patrons in to sit with some pizza and a pint, and the new traffic patterns being created have gotten caught up with town zoning regulations. The Development Review Board on June 5 approved a request from Fiddlehead connected to the tasting… Read More »

Sallie Thompson Soule: A Vermont trailblazer passes on

Sallie Thompson Soule: A Vermont trailblazer passes on

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent On June 10 in Montpelier, Gov. Phil Scott signed into law a bill that protects abortion rights for Vermont women. The next day, more than 1,500 miles away in Fort Myers, Fla., lifelong Vermonter, lawmaker, activist and trailblazer Sallie Soule quietly passed away with her family at her side. “We whispered that… Read More »

Kitchen closes but chef hopes to reboot

Kitchen closes but chef hopes to reboot

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Courtney Contos has closed her Chef Contos business on Falls Road with an eye toward launching a new wellness-coaching effort. After more than six years in Shelburne village where she has taught classes, sold kitchen equipment and supplies, Contos officially closed June 10 and said she’s ready to shift her work focus… Read More »

Yankee Doodle site eyed for housing: Plans include residential, senior living, underground parking

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A Shelburne developer has set his sights on the shuttered Yankee Doodle Motel property where he has plans for 63 housing units in three two-story buildings set atop the town’s first underground parking garage. Developer David Shenk went before the Shelburne Development Review Board last week to discuss plans for the roughly… Read More »

Selectboard approves Shelburne solar deal

Selectboard approves Shelburne solar deal

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Long after the upstairs meeting room at the Shelburne town offices emptied out Tuesday night, three members of the selectboard without fanfare emerged from a closed-door session to cast a unanimous vote for a solar-power deal meant to last for the next 25 years. The board directed Town Manager Lee Krohn to… Read More »

Engineer says wastewater route for Snyder development is OK 

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent  An engineer hired by the town of Shelburne to review the wastewater plan for the Snyder Homes development on Spear Street has agreed that connecting through the Shelburne Heights neighborhood is viable, Town Manager Lee Krohn said Friday.  The Shelburne Selectboard held a special meeting on Friday, May 31, where it decided to hire a civil… Read More »

Dog park gets deconstructed

Dog park gets deconstructed

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent There’s good news and bad news for those who use and enjoy the Shelburne Village Dog Park: the park can stay in its location on Harbor Road, but many of its added features are being removed. That’s what town and state officials have decided after working for the past two years to… Read More »

Sounds of summer: Outdoor concerts are in

Sounds of summer: Outdoor concerts are in

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The official start of summer is still two weeks away, but summer concert season – for better or worse – is already under way. Stretched out on a blanket, sitting in a beach chair or milling around the farmers market listening to live tunes is part of the joy of the season.… Read More »

Residents question sewer connection plan

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent About two dozen residents of a Spear Street neighborhood converged on the Shelburne Selectboard Tuesday evening to question imminent plans to connect a new larger development onto the town sewer system. Residents of Shelburne Heights, situated on the west side of Spear Street north of Kwiniaska Golf Club, presented town officials with… Read More »