Vermont’s transformational governor, Phil Hoff dies at 93

Vermont’s transformational governor, Phil Hoff dies at 93

By Kevin O’Connor VTDIGGER.ORG Philip Hoff was the Democratic candidate for Vermont governor in 1962 when he called his father in Massachusetts with an invitation to dinner on election night. “I don’t know,” Hoff would remember his father saying. “Are you going to win?” “Dad, they’ve never elected a Democrat by popular vote in the history… Read More »

Shelburne may lose two 911 dispatchers

MONTPELIER – The E-911 emergency call centers operated by the town of Shelburne and the state police in Williston may lose funding for two dispatchers each if the proposed new Chittenden County Regional Dispatch Center ever begins operation. Vermont Emergency 911 Board gave tentative approval last week to the idea of possibly shifting up to… 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 »

Pups sickened by possible pot poop on Mt. Philo

By Chea Waters Evans Mt. Philo in Charlotte is usually a happy hike for local walkers and their pets. On any given morning, dozens of dogs and their owners hike up the mountain road or wooded trails. But last week, at least four dogs became violently ill after ingesting something near the road as they… 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 »

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 »

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