Vermonters become new Americans aboard Ticonderoga

Vermonters become new Americans aboard Ticonderoga

By MADELINE HUGHES A sunny, breezy Monday and Lake Champlain provided an idyllic backdrop as 15 new Americans celebrated Constitution Day by taking the Oath of Allegiance to become citizens on board Shelburne Museum’s Steamboat Ticonderoga. Family and friends stood by to watch as 15 Vermonters from 12 different countries became U.S. citizens in the… Read More »

Shelburne to provide school resource officer: Local police will contract with school district

By MADELINE HUGHES The Champlain Valley School District board gave its approval Tuesday night for school administrators to contract with the Shelburne Police Department to hire a school resource officer for the district. The three-year contract will cost the district about $85,000 a year. During the summer, school administrators talked with officials from Hinesburg, Shelburne,… Read More »

Teenagers involved in fatal Williston crash

By MADELINE HUGHES  and LISA SCAGLIOTTI A car crash in Williston last week took the life of a 16-year-old Montpelier boy and involved a teenage driver who is a student at Champlain Valley Union High School. Solomon Jenkins, 16, was trapped in a vehicle that crashed on River Cove Road in Williston just before 2… Read More »

Stormwater may come with a new bill for property owners

By MADELINE HUGHES Next summer when Shelburne residents get their bills for water and sewer service, they might also get a new utility bill for stormwater. No, it’s not a bill for every time it rains. It’s a proposed monthly fee for every property in Shelburne that would pay for stormwater management programs such as… Read More »

Scout project adds special tables at the beach

Scout project adds special tables at the beach

Garrett Gruendling is a junior at Champlain Valley Union working toward Eagle Scout. For the community service requirement, the Shelburne resident decided to make game tables for the town beach that are accessible to people with disabilities. The materials for the project were donated by Sticks and Stuff, and Kevin Pottmeyer allowed Gruendling to use… Read More »

It’s legal: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

It’s legal: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

By MADELINE HUGHES There’s a new storefront at the corner of Shelburne and Hullcrest roads. The front window is decked with a neon “open” sign and a hand-drawn poster. Inside, Bob Marley tunes play in the background and art hangs on the walls. South Burlington artist and entrepreneur Jordan Holstein sits behind a counter in… Read More »

Public records gadfly targets Dein emails about railroad

By MADELINE HUGHES Notorious public records requester and Vermont Republican Party Vice Chair Brady Toensing has filed a formal public records request with Shelburne Selectboard member Dr. Josh Dein related to Vermont Railway Inc. At Tuesday night’s Selectboard meeting, Dein announced that he had received a written request asking for all of his emails pertaining… Read More »

‘It’s a life of curiosity’: Shelburne teen named to Vermont’s new Artificial Intelligence Task Force

‘It’s a life of curiosity’: Shelburne teen named to Vermont’s new Artificial Intelligence Task Force

By MADELINE HUGHES The day before starting his senior year at Champlain Valley Union High School, Milo Cress sat in an interview with Shelburne News to talk about his whirlwind summer. He was still finishing up his summer reading, fresh back from a trip visiting family in Colorado. Between AP calculus summer work problems, Cress… Read More »