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 »

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.

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