Champlain Lanes ends 55-year run

By MADELINE HUGHES The owners of Champlain Lanes bowling alley on Shelburne Road announced this week that they will be closing their doors in May. The business has been in the Longe family for 55 years. “It’s going to be an emotional rollercoaster over the next couple of months,” co-owner Randy Longe said in an… Read More »

State recognizes life-saving call

State recognizes life-saving call

By MADELINE HUGHES Members of the Hinesburg Fire Department received the Vermont EMS Star of Life Award last week for their efforts in the early morning hours on Halloween that saved one of their own family members. The award is presented to emergency medical service professionals who perform “life-saving actions above and beyond the call… Read More »

Town planner files ethics complaint: Suggests bias by Development Review Board member

By MADELINE HUGHES and LISA SCAGLIOTTI The Shelburne Ethics Committee announced Tuesday it will hold a hearing on a complaint from the town planner about the chair of the Development Review Board. Early Tuesday morning, the Ethics Committee met in closed session to examine the complaint filed Dec. 11 by Dean Pierce, director of planning… Read More »

Board chooses Krohn: Job will involve reining in library, town hall construction project costs

Board chooses Krohn: Job will involve reining in library, town hall construction project costs

By MADELINE HUGHES As Shelburne’s interim town manager is poised to take the job permanently, the high-profile municipal construction project underway is facing unexpected costs that are pushing the limits of its budget. The Shelburne Selectboard last Thursday offered the town manager position to Lee Krohn, who has been in the post as interim manager… Read More »

UPDATED: Town Manager search continues for Shelburne

After a three-hour long executive session Wednesday evening interviewing the final two town manager candidates, the Selectboard announced Thursday morning that it has made a conditional offer to Interim Town Manager Lee Krohn. Board Chair Jerry Storey in an email to the Shelburne News said: “The Selectboard has extended a conditional offer of employment as… Read More »

Health officials investigating bacterial outbreak at Wake Robin

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI The Vermont Department of Health and officials from the federal Centers for Disease Control are investigating an outbreak of a highly drug-resistant bacterial illness at Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne. As of Tuesday, 22 cases of Shigella sonnei infections had been confirmed by health officials and another 44 probable cases had… Read More »