Vermont Rail open house to be held in South Burlington

Vermont Rail open house to be held in South Burlington

Thursday, a Vermont Railway Intermodal Salt Facility Information Open House will be held from 6pm to 9pm at Sunset Ballroom Comfort Suites in South Burlington, as announced by Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson on Front Porch Forum. The post said Vermont Rail is hosting the event so the public can learn more about his […]

Underwater robotics field trip for Shelburne students

Underwater robotics field trip for Shelburne students

Eight Shelburne Community School students constructed underwater robots for their 8th grade culminating project named Sea Perch. Robots hit the water to finalize their neutral buoyancy at the YMCA in Burlington on Jan. 26. The machines were piloted through a small obstacle course in the pool.  The project was led by Shelburne Community School Facility […]

Survivor premiere features Shelburne native Julia Sokolowski

Survivor premiere features Shelburne native Julia Sokolowski

The 32nd season of Survivor premiers Feb. 17 on CBS with Shelburne native Julia Sokolowski competing on the Beauty Tribe. The Emmy Award-winning series theme this time around is Brains, Brawn and Beauty. Champlain Valley Union High School graduate, Sokolowski, 19, is the youngest female player in the show’s history. She turned 19 during the […]

Wulfson proclaims story begins Tuesday

Wulfson proclaims story begins Tuesday

Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson declared his story about the new railway transfer station slated for Shelburne Village will begin on Tuesday. Responding to a Jan. 27 Shelburne News interview request, Wulfson wrote in an email just after the start of the Super Bowl on Sunday, “Our story begins on Tuesday. Hopefully you guys […]

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

In a four-page letter to the town of Shelburne, received prior to his requested executive session with the town, Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson explained his relationship with his family-owned rail company and with Shelburne where he resides. “Sadly, many statements have been made that are not true,” Wulfson wrote in the letter. “Even […]

Cheers to Punxsutawney Phil!

Cheers to Punxsutawney Phil!

Spring weather has many commuters living on rural roads mudding it to work this February. Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, usually has winter-worn Vermonters crossing their fingers and toes for warm weather as Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Phil peeks out of his burrow on live television. Not this year. The groundhog emerged on schedule, but most Vermonters were […]

Shelburne’s Railroad Lane is back open

“This morning Railroad Lane was reopened and parking can resume there as before,” Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo said. “David and I will work in good faith toward an agreeable lease.” Colangelo, the Selectboard, Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson and other rail representatives attended a closed meeting to hash out their differences on Feb. […]

GMP to the rescue!

GMP to the rescue!

More than 50 Green Mountain Power line workers, supervisors, safety personnel and mechanics headed to Long Island last weekend to help restore power when a massive snowstorm hit the mid-Atlantic region. New York City Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Saturday and issued a travel ban for the city starting at 2:30pm that […]

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Steven Antinozzi, known as Rocco to his Shelburne neighbors, came upon an obstacle course of sorts on his way to work Jan. 26. Vermont Rail System blocked access to travel and parking with cement blocks on Railroad Lane in Shelburne in response to a notice of zoning violation sent to them last week by Town […]

Shelburne’s Sokolowski in Beauty Tribe on next season of Survivor

Shelburne’s Sokolowski in Beauty Tribe on next season of Survivor

When the 32nd season of Survivor premieres Wednesday, Feb. 17 on CBS, Shelburne native Julia Sokolowski, 19, will be front and center in the Beauty Tribe. The Emmy Award-winning series theme this time around is Brains, Brawn and Beauty. Sokolowski, the youngest female player in the show’s history, will join 18 castaways, separated into three […]

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