Shelburne woman charged with reckless driving on Spear Street

A Shelburne woman, who police said was driving recklessly trying to get to work during morning rush-hour traffic, is facing a charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle along Spear Street. According to South Burlington Police, Brittany Borja, 30, was dressed in her hospital scrubs when intercepted at the University of Vermont Medical Center Monday morning. After… Read More »

Salt shed appeal money is all used up

The Shelburne town government has used up the $20,000 donated by the Vermont Natural Resources Council in January to appeal a federal court ruling, and there is still no date for legal arguments to be heard in New York City. Town Manager Joe Colangelo said Shelburne has received a $27,130 legal bill from its law firm, Monaghan… Read More »

Selectboard picks Krohn to be interim town manager

Selectboard picks Krohn to be interim town manager

The Shelburne Selectboard, following a closed-door session Tuesday, reached a tentative four-month agreement with Lee Krohn to serve as the interim town manager. The Selectboard also picked 10 of the 13 members for the screening committee for a permanent municipal manager. Krohn’s annual salary of $93,000 will be pro-rated to cover him from April 23 to Aug. 31,… Read More »

Board looks to regional planner as possible interim town manager

By MIKE DONOGHUE and LISA SCAGLIOTTI Shelburne Selectboard Chairman Jerry Storey has nominated Lee Krohn, a member of the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission staff, to serve as the interim town manager. The move came at a special meeting Tuesday night and appeared to surprise a majority of the members because the town had not solicited applications to fill the position yet. The board… Read More »

Two men arrested after confusing South Burlington police vehicle with pizza delivery car

A Shelburne man was among two people arrested when a companion mistook a marked South Burlington Police cruiser for a pizza delivery vehicle early Sunday morning. South Burlington Police said they responded to Stonehedge Condominiums off Spear Street to investigate public complaints about one of the residences. Michael Gonzalez, 29, of Underhill, came out of a condo in… Read More »

Federal judge jails woman charged in Shelburne fraud

A New York City woman, who is charged with stealing $6,500 from a Shelburne bank account, needs to remain in prison pending her trial in federal court on four counts of bank fraud and a charge of aggravated identity theft, a judge has ruled. Elizabeth Rodriguez, 57, has amassed 12 felony fraud convictions and has… Read More »

Colleen Haag Award goes to Jim Warden

Retired Shelburne Police Chief Jim Warden will be the 2018 Colleen Haag Award winner for public service to the community. The Shelburne Selectboard voted 5-0 on Tuesday evening to select Warden, who completed 30 years of service with the town in January. The move brought a round of applause from the audience. Tears came to… Read More »

Town Manager Colangelo accepts position in Mass.

Town Manager Colangelo accepts position in Mass.

Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo has reached a final agreement with the town of Hanover, Mass. to become its new municipal manager. Colangelo told the Shelburne News on Tuesday that a contract was signed this week. His acceptance was first reported by the Shelburne News online. He is expected to begin work in Massachusetts by… Read More »

Colangelo leaving Shelburne for Hanover, Mass.

By MIKE DONOGHUE Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo has inked a contract with the town of Hanover, Mass. to serve as its new municipal manager. Colangelo, who told the Shelburne News he signed the contract last night, was in Hanover over the weekend and into Monday. He and the Shelburne Selectboard will begin their preliminary discussion tonight on his planned exit. The meeting is set… Read More »