From Google executive to top office run

“We are out running hard,” Matt Dunne said as he addressed voters at Shelburne Town Offices at an event Tuesday night co-sponsored by the Shelburne, Charlotte and South Burlington Democratic Committees. The Hartland native is seeking to go from Google executive to the top office in Vermont. He recently left his spot with the tech […]

Get ready to vote!

There will be several ballot items before Shelburne voters on Mar. 1. To be voted on are both the town and school budgets, a change to the town charter making the town treasurer an appointed position, an allocation of $30,000 to preserve open space and natural resources, allocation of monies to the school district’s current […]

Meet Kaitlin Mitchell, new DRB coordinator

Meet Kaitlin Mitchell, new DRB coordinator

Kaitlin Mitchell was hired shortly before the new year to become the coordinator for the Development Review Board and the assistant zoning officer for Shelburne. She accepted the position because she wanted to move to Vermont and considers Shelburne to be a case study of historic preservation, she said. She attended College of Charleston in […]

Report from Montpelier

by Rep. Kate Webb Members of our community write to me frequently to express opinions, highlight concerns or ask questions related to upcoming legislation and issues of interest. A few themes that have come forward are 1) legislative involvement regarding the salt shed transfer station; 2) provider tax for dentists and independent doctors; 3) marijuana […]

Wulfson proclaims story begins Tuesday

Wulfson proclaims story begins Tuesday

Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson declared his story about the new railway transfer station slated for Shelburne Village will begin on Tuesday. Responding to a Jan. 27 Shelburne News interview request, Wulfson wrote in an email just after the start of the Super Bowl on Sunday, “Our story begins on Tuesday. Hopefully you guys […]

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

In a four-page letter to the town of Shelburne, received prior to his requested executive session with the town, Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson explained his relationship with his family-owned rail company and with Shelburne where he resides. “Sadly, many statements have been made that are not true,” Wulfson wrote in the letter. “Even […]

Shelburne’s Railroad Lane is back open

“This morning Railroad Lane was reopened and parking can resume there as before,” Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo said. “David and I will work in good faith toward an agreeable lease.” Colangelo, the Selectboard, Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson and other rail representatives attended a closed meeting to hash out their differences on Feb. […]

Fiscal Year 2017 budgets

The fiscal year 2017 budgets for both the town and Shelburne Community School were in the spotlight at the Jan. 12 meeting. “This is one step in a fairly long process,” Town Manager Joe Colangelo said as he began a presentation of the town’s general budget. The budget, which comes in at just over $7.7 […]

Secretary of State Jim Condos announcement on presidential primaries

Secretary of State Jim Condos announced 14 candidates have qualified to be placed on the ballot in Vermont’s Presidential Primary March 1. Ten candidates have qualified for the Republican ballot and four candidates for the Democratic ballot. The Republicans qualifying for placement on the ballot in Vermont were: Jeb Bush Ben Carson Chris Christie Ted […]