March for Our Lives founders visit Burlington

Staff Report On Friday, Oct. 19 three student writers from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida will visit Vermont on a tour for their new book, “Glimmer Of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement.” Phoenix Books is sponsoring the question and answer session with three of the March for Our Lives founders, Emma… Read More »

Village sewer line night work continues

The new sewer main has been installed on Falls Road from Route 7 to Church Street. Contractors are working this week starting at Church Street and working back toward Route 7 to tie in individual sewer lateral lines. The project is replacing an old sewer line that has reached the end of its useful life. Motorists should… Read More »

Pedestrian bridge spans LaPlatte

Pedestrian bridge spans LaPlatte

By Madeline Hughes A project years in the making recently got underway in Shelburne village, out of sight of passersby. With the parking lot at Shelburne Shopping Park as a staging area, dozens of volunteers have been methodically hauling building materials a half mile or so into the woods. Their destination: the bank of the… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

32 traffic violations 11 medical calls 10 miscellaneous complaints 7 burglar alarms 3 false fire alarms 2 dogs reunited with owners Aug. 11 10:13 a.m. Police checked on a report of a woman walking in the middle of Shelburne Road south of Bostwick Road. Police found her to be OK and not walking in the… Read More »

Falls Road sewerline work rumbles on

STAFF REPORT The new sewer main has been installed on Falls Road from Route 7 to Church Street. Town officials said that contractors next will work from Church Street back toward Route 7 to tie in the individual sewer laterals. Night work in this area is expected to continue for approximately two weeks.  The project is replacing… Read More »

Early voting has begun

STAFF REPORT Town clerks across Vermont are mailing out absentee ballots and voters are casting votes at town halls as early voting has begun for the November general election. Shelburne Town Clerk Diana Vachon said Monday that her office had issued 409 early ballots already, both by mail and to those voting in her office.… Read More »

St. George woman pleads guilty to stealing Social Security checks

By MIKE DONOGHUE A former Merchants Bank vice president has pleaded guilty to stealing $93,345 by continuing to cash her mother’s Social Security checks for five years after she died. Carol Philbin, 66, of St. George admitted in U.S. District Court in Burlington Friday that she made false statements to a federal agency so she could… Read More »

Digging in

Digging in

Folks gathered Saturday to formally break ground on the $6.5 million project to rebuild Pierson Library, renovate the 1927 Town Hall, and update the Town Center campus. Work should end next summer. A New Beginning by Rick Bessette Let us move forward together As we break this historic ground. For future generations, With a foundation… Read More »