Cause unknown, no injuries in Shelburne structure fire

Cause unknown, no injuries in Shelburne structure fire

By MADELINE HUGHES A vacant barn tucked into the woods off Harbor Road was destroyed by fire Tuesday despite firefighters from four departments battling the blaze that triggered live ammunition stored inside. No one was injured and the structure was vacant at the time, according to fire officials. Just after 1 p.m. Tuesday, Shelburne dispatch… Read More »

Champlain Lanes ends 55-year run

By MADELINE HUGHES The owners of Champlain Lanes bowling alley on Shelburne Road announced this week that they will be closing their doors in May. The business has been in the Longe family for 55 years. “It’s going to be an emotional rollercoaster over the next couple of months,” co-owner Randy Longe said in an… Read More »

State recognizes life-saving call

State recognizes life-saving call

By MADELINE HUGHES Members of the Hinesburg Fire Department received the Vermont EMS Star of Life Award last week for their efforts in the early morning hours on Halloween that saved one of their own family members. The award is presented to emergency medical service professionals who perform “life-saving actions above and beyond the call… Read More »

Town planner files ethics complaint: Suggests bias by Development Review Board member

By MADELINE HUGHES and LISA SCAGLIOTTI The Shelburne Ethics Committee announced Tuesday it will hold a hearing on a complaint from the town planner about the chair of the Development Review Board. Early Tuesday morning, the Ethics Committee met in closed session to examine the complaint filed Dec. 11 by Dean Pierce, director of planning… Read More »

Selectboard takes first pass at FY2019-20 budget

By MADELINE HUGHES The Shelburne Selectboard made a first pass at the municipal budget at a regular meeting Tuesday night. After listening to department heads and town committees last Thursday, the spending plans were synthesized into one town budget. In the coming 2019-20 fiscal year, the town will start to pay off debt acquired through… Read More »