Beach house project headed to town Beach Party

Beach house project headed to town Beach Party

The project to rebuild the 64-year-old Shelburne town beach house started two years ago, and the Selectboard got its first look at the preliminary design on Tuesday night. Last year, Shelburne resident and architect with Birdseye Design Jeff McBride volunteered to design the new beach house. McBride presented his sketches to the board and explained… Read More »

Continuing their 66-game streak, CVU girls tennis wins big

Continuing their 66-game streak, CVU girls tennis wins big

For the fourth year in a row, Champlain Valley Union High School girls tennis won against sixth-seeded South Burlington in the Division I championship. Friday’s showdown was the sixth year the two teams were head-to-head in the championship, and CVU won big at 7-0. All five Redhawks singles players and both doubles teams won their… Read More »

Shelburne political newcomer challenges Sen. Bernie Sanders

Shelburne political newcomer challenges Sen. Bernie Sanders

Folasade Adelola, a Shelburne resident, is challenging Sen. Bernie Sanders for his congressional seat this fall. Sanders is registered as an Independent and a Democrat for the Vermont primary election. Adelola, 55, describes herself and her stances on policy as a “Clinton Democrat.” “I will push (Sanders) on issues,” Adelola said. She does not agree… Read More »

Schools mull hiring resource officer

In the past few months, school safety has dominated national news following the February high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., where a gunman shot and killed 14 students and three staff members. Since then, more school shootings have happened including ones in Maryland, Texas and Indiana. The question of school safety has dominated the discussions… Read More »

Charlotte hops farm gets a fresh start in Starksboro

A dairy farm nestled in the hills of Starksboro is getting a makeover – it’s becoming a hops farm. Julian Post of Champlain Valley Hops, previously known as Mount Philo Hops, is getting the farm in working order for the upcoming planting season. “We’ve acquired additional fields in Starksboro, which will be our main location… Read More »

Changes for handling 911 spark concerns

First responders packed Shelburne’s meeting room Tuesday night while Barbara M. Neal, the executive director of the state E911 board, addressed the Selectboard about the potential changes to local dispatching services. Shelburne is one of six Vermont 911 Public Safety Answering Points in the state. Shelburne also is home to two of the 26 total… Read More »

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