School district shares details on safety grants

By MADELINE HUGHES The Champlain Valley School District received just over $115,000 from the state for safety updates to its six schools and work is underway to make those improvements, district officials said. The grant awards were announced by the state in August. Individual schools were able to request up to $25,000 after the state… Read More »

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 »

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