Wetland reclassification moves ahead

By MARK KOBZIK Shelburne’s Laplatte River marsh recently moved one step closer to getting stricter environmental protections. The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources recently found the wetland, “exceptional or irreplaceable in its contribution to Vermont’s natural heritage, and therefore merits the highest level of protection.” A petition filed by the Vermont National Resources Council in… Read More »

Selectboard postpones decision on Vermont Railway court appeal

By Mark Kobzik The Shelburne selectboard members did not make a decision in regard to its ongoing legal battle with Vermont Railway Inc. The Tuesday night meeting left some frustrated at the indecision and others hoping the town appeals. Selectboard members exited executive session after approximately an hour of deliberation stating they’re not ready to… Read More »