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 »

CVU dethrones Essex for gymnastics title

CVU dethrones Essex for gymnastics title

The Champlain Valley Union gymnastics team has waited 12 years for a chance to take down powerhouse Essex. They have waited 29 years to see themselves once again named Vermont state champions. On Saturday, the wait was over. The Redhawks earned a team score of 142.325 to beat the 12-time defending state champs and win… Read More »

Library hits basement snag but moves ahead

By Mark Kobzik and Chea Waters Evans Designers for the new Pierson Library have nixed the idea of adding a basement to the project after discovering that it would be much more expensive than expected. And they say they have found a fix that shouldn’t cost extra. Library Director Kevin Unrath said that geotechnical analysis… Read More »

It’s a boy!

Town Manager Joe Colangelo, his wife Heather, and daughter Shannon, 2, welcomed a new baby boy to the family on Tuesday. Chester Joseph Colangelo was born at 11:53 a.m. at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Chester weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and measured 20.5 in. All are reportedly doing well.

Slow down: Village speed limits set to drop

Slow down: Village speed limits set to drop

By Mark Kobzik Lower speed limits are expected for parts of Shelburne village after the selectboard votes next week on proposed changes to the traffic ordinance. A public hearing is scheduled for the board’s meeting Tuesday. Town Manager Joe Colangelo said the board is expected to approve the new recommended speed limits. If, that happens,… Read More »

Races for Shelburne Selectboard shaping up

Three seats on the Shelburne Selectboard will be decided in the Town Meeting Day election March 6 and candidates are already lining up to be on the ballot. Shelburne attorney Mary Kehoe announced this week she will seek the three-year seat now held by board Chair Gary von Stange. Von Stange had not yet taken out a… Read More »

Town appeals federal court ruling in RR 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.… Read More »