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 »

Woman charged in bank fraud in Shelburne and other towns

Woman charged in bank fraud in Shelburne and other towns

A New York city woman, who attempted to bilk four Vermont banks, including illegally withdrawing $6,500 from a Shelburne branch, has been indicted by a federal grand jury, court records show. Elizabeth Rodriguez, 57, is being held for lack of $250,000 on state charges filed in Windsor County. Rodriguez, also known as Elizabeth Ortega, is jailed… Read More »

Selectboard to look for Colangelo’s replacement

The Shelburne Selectboard will begin preliminary discussions next Tuesday on finding both an interim and a permanent replacement for Town Manager Joe Colangelo. Colangelo has an offer to be the new town manager for Hanover, Mass., and selectboard Chairman Jerry Storey, a former municipal manager in Maine, said he is assuming that Colangelo will be moving on.… Read More »

Colangelo offered town manager job in Hanover, Mass.

This updates a story in Thursday’s print edition of the Shelburne News.  By MIKE DONOGHUE Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo has been given a conditional offer to work as the new town manager for Hanover, Mass. The job offer is still subject to a background check and contract negotiations, Colangelo told The Shelburne News this morning.  Those are… Read More »

Colangelo is a finalist for town manager job in Mass.

Colangelo is a finalist for town manager job in Mass.

By MIKE DONOGHUE Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo is one of four finalists for a similar post in the town of Hanover, Mass. Colangelo, 37, has worked as Shelburne’s municipal manager since April 2014 after being the town administrator in Hinesburg for three years. He also served as an assistant town manager in Middlebury for… Read More »