Search committee chooses firm for town manager search

Shelburne’s Town Manager Search Committee has selected a recruiting firm to help with the process of hiring a new town manager. The 13-member committee recently contacted potential contractors to help with the effort to replace former town manager Joe Colangelo, who left in May to become the new manager in Hanover, Mass. Shelburne currently has… Read More »

School board moves ahead with school resource officer plan

The Champlain Valley School District’s school board has preliminarily OK’d district administrators to begin searching for a school resource officer. It’s more involved than just posting the job. First, district administrators have to choose which law enforcement agency will provide the officer. Once they reach an agreement with a police department, the school board would… Read More »

Police get help to address suicide

In the past few months, Chittenden County’s Howard Center has been working with local municipalities to put more mental health resources within easy reach of the people who need them most. The new Community Outreach Program involves South Burlington, Colchester, Williston, Winooski, Essex and Shelburne. It pairs social workers with police officers to help de-escalate… Read More »

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 »