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 »

Shelburne settles traffic stop court case

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A traffic stop by Shelburne Police five years ago in Charlotte sparked a legal challenge that wound its way through state and federal courts, ending with a $3,000 settlement recently approved by the Shelburne Selectboard. After a discussion in executive session at its May 14 meeting, the selectboard directed Town Manager Lee… Read More »

Shelburne’s 21st-century Pierson Library takes shape: Late summer grand opening anticipated for library, town hall

Shelburne’s 21st-century Pierson Library takes shape: Late summer grand opening anticipated for library, town hall

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent With each passing week, the new Pierson Library inches closer to completion and project planners are beginning to look ahead to a grand opening by late summer. Throughout this past winter, builders created the steel-framed two-story 12,900-square-foot addition behind Shelburne’s historic Town Hall that will be the Pierson Library’s 21st-century home. Along… Read More »

Wildlife bill stopped in its tracks

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A bill before the state Legislature to ban in Vermont the trade of items made from 14 endangered and trafficked wild animals has failed to make it out of committee this session. There was vocal support from youngsters in Shelburne for S.29 and H.99 – identical versions of the proposed legislation. Students… Read More »

Putting Shelburne’s best foot forward: Selectboard retreat eyes pedestrian safety, town plan goals and changes to dog park

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Pedestrian safety and ideas for “a walkable, bikeable Shelburne” took center stage early this week when the Shelburne Selectboard met for its annual retreat. A public meeting with an agenda, this annual exercise is intentionally somewhat informal, and the board opted to gather away from its usual municipal offices meeting space. It… Read More »

Welcome … really!

Welcome … really!

The “Welcome to Shelburne” sign along Shelburne Road near the town line with South Burlington recently was ripped apart by high winds. Town Manager Lee Krohn said a replacement is in the works. Make that two, he said. The sign on the south end of town near the Charlotte line – facing south and faded… Read More »

Big-ticket decision ahead on wastewater

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Town officials have an important decision to make soon regarding how Shelburne handles its wastewater into the future. At its meeting Tuesday night, the selectboard got a refresher from Water Quality Superintendent Chris Robinson on the options and potential costs of each. The discussion comes as South Burlington is beginning to plan… Read More »

Shelburne fire/rescue station project gets rolling

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The committee charged with pursuing a public-private partnership to build a new Shelburne fire and rescue station got down to work this week mapping actions to take through the end of the year. At a May 6 meeting, the committee heard from Joe Weith, a former South Burlington planning and zoning director… Read More »