Pilot walks away after crash-landing in Dorset Street field

Pilot walks away after crash-landing in Dorset Street field

By Lisa Scagliotti A pilot walked away from his single-engine Cessna airplane that crash-landed Friday afternoon nose down in a snow-covered front yard on Dorset Street in Shelburne. The accident happened around 2:40 p.m. when the pilot was doing aerial land-surveying. “For some unknown reason, the engine suddenly quit,” said Shelburne Police Officer Brian Fox.… 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 »

Snow postpones school walkout; students still determined

UPDATE: The student walkout at CVU has been rescheduled to 10 a.m. Friday, according to students and school officials.  Across the country on Wednesday, students participated in mid-morning walkouts to protest school shootings and raise awareness of the need to make changes to gun laws. At 10 a.m., students left their schools, congregated outside, and… 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 »

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 »

CVU girls head to final round Sunday

CVU girls head to final round Sunday

UPDATE: CVU girls handily got past North Country Wednesday night 49-29, meaning they have a spot at center court Sunday at 2 p.m. for the D-1 girls basketball championship. It’s the 8th straight final for CVU, as they defend their title against St. J. at UVM’s Patrick Gym.   A third-quarter rally pushed No. 2… 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 »

Candidates talk issues and Shelburne’s future

See Selectboard candidates Chris Boyd and Jaime Heins’ surveys here. See Selectboard candidate Jerry Storey’s survey here. See Selectboard candidate Mary Kehoe’s survey here. At a Tuesday evening candidates’ forum, Shelburne’s ongoing litigation with Vermont Railway provided the sharpest difference between the two contenders for a seat on the Selectboard in the March 6 upcoming… Read More »

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