Selectboard approves lower speed limits, supports housing plan, opposes permit challenge

The Shelburne Selectboard in recent weeks has adopted lower speed limits on several village streets, reviewed a proposal for affordable housing, and set aside funds to address a legal challenge of state wastewater permits. Speed Changes On Feb. 13, the board officially adopted new speed limits for the following streets: • Falls Road between the… Read More »

In walkout, CVU students condemn gun violence

In walkout, CVU students condemn gun violence

To see more CVU student coverage click here To see the elementary student’s walkout coverage click here. About 800 students at Champlain Valley Union High School took part in a planned walkout Friday to mark one month since the Parkland, Fla. school shooting that killed 17 and to call for action from Vermont lawmakers to… Read More »

Experts discuss threats to voting, elections

As state and national election security is put on high alert going into the 2018 midterms, a forum of experts met in Shelburne Tuesday night to discuss election transparency, cyber security and voting rights. About 60 residents turned out to ask questions and hear from the panel of experts in these fields. Forum moderator Terri… Read More »

Town officials consider equipment contracts for space atop water tank

Town officials consider equipment contracts for space atop water tank

The Shelburne Selectboard and Water Commission entered into executive session Tuesday night to discuss contracts for placing cellular antennas on the south water tank in Shelburne. For decades, the town has contracted with cellular service providers to use the top of the tank to install antennas. The proposal officials are now considering is whether to… Read More »

Storey chair, Heins vice chair

The first meeting of the new Selectboard following last week’s election began with unanimity as all agreed to choose Jerry Storey as chair and Jaime Heins as vice chair. The board welcomed Mary Kehoe who was elected last Tuesday. The board discussed whether or not going into executive session to decide on the release of… Read More »

Voters elect Heins; regional dispatch fails

Voters elect Heins; regional dispatch fails

Click here for election results. Shelburne voters on Tuesday elected Jaime Heins to a seat on the town Selectboard, rejected joining a proposed regional emergency dispatch center, and supported an $8.7 million annual municipal budget. Heins defeated former selectman and fire chief Chris Boyd, 1,065 to 949, to keep the seat he has held since… Read More »

Shelburne weighs joining push for regional 911 dispatch

Chittenden County officials working on a project to regionalize dispatching emergency services met with the news media this week to answer questions and get their message out to voters ahead of Town Meeting Day on Tuesday. “Clearly, this is not something that’s been moved forward without some deep thought. We’ve really looked at this as… Read More »

Heads up, drivers: Stop for school buses

Heads up, drivers:  Stop for school buses

Any teenager taking their first driving exam to earn a learner’s permit needs to know it’s illegal to pass a school bus with its lights flashing as it stops to pick up and drop off its young passengers. Some Shelburne drivers apparently need a refresher course and the Shelburne Police Department is planning to give… Read More »