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 »

Mom: Son is no threat

The mother of a Champlain Valley Union High School student said her son never made a threat to shoot up the school and is not a danger to others, even though police say they received two unrelated reports that he may be a risk. The mother said she was surprised when Hinesburg, Shelburne and state police showed… Read More »

Police search CVU student’s home; no threat found

Police search CVU student’s home; no threat found

By Mike Donoghue Police raided the Shelburne home of a 15-year-old Champlain Valley Union High School student today after police say they received two unrelated tips from other students about a possible school shooting. The search found nothing to indicate any immediate means to carry out any threat at CVU, said Hinesburg Community Police Chief… Read More »

Haag award choice delayed

The Shelburne Selectboard has decided to postpone presentation of the Colleen T. Haag Public Service Award until after Town Meeting Day and will allow the new board to select the winner. The Selectboard was expected to go into closed-door session to pick the winner of the award, named for the legendary town clerk and treasurer… Read More »

Police chief named

Police chief named

A stop at rank of deputy chief for Shelburne Police lasted only seven months for Aaron Noble, as the 30-year law enforcement veteran assumes his new role as chief today. Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo made the announcement Wednesday. Noble told the Shelburne News he was honored by the promotion. “It is an honor to serve… Read More »

Ex-bar owner accused of pocketing charity money

A former South Burlington bar owner, who investigators said stole proceeds from break-open charity tickets at his establishment, is headed to court for embezzling $168,181, according to the the Vermont Liquor Control Department. Nicholas Bermudez, 32, of Milton, operated the former Sugarhouse Bar & Grill on Queen City Park Road near Shelburne Road. Bermudez is due… Read More »

Ethics Committee tosses complaint after review

The Shelburne Ethics Committee has agreed there was inadequate information to move forward on the latest complaint about a town official. The members voted 4-0 last Wednesday night that the written complaint filed on Jan. 11 failed to note a specific violation that the Shelburne ethics ordinance covers. The committee reviews complaints in private and only reveals… Read More »

Town appeals federal court ruling in railroad case

By MIKE DONOGHUE and LISA SCAGLIOTTI The Town of Shelburne has formally filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City, taking the two-year-old battle with Vermont Railway Inc. to the next level of legal review. The town is appealing a decision issued Dec. 7 in U.S. District Court in Burlington concerning a new local ordinance… Read More »