Police chief is out; town planned a full audit

By Mike Donoghue Correspondent The Shelburne Selectboard had scheduled a special meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, after press time, to consider a “personnel matter.” Town Manager Joe Colangelo told the Shelburne News Tuesday afternoon he was unable to discuss any details about Wednesday’s meeting, including whether it involved Police Chief James Warden, who was recently suspended for… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

To register for programs or schedule appointments, call the library at 985-5124. Pierson Library Welcomes New Director: The Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Kevin Unrath will be the new Pierson Library director. Unrath comes to Shelburne after having spent the past five years as the library director for the town of… Read More »

Eliza Konowitz: middle schooler becomes a 46er

Eliza Konowitz: middle schooler becomes a 46er

Note: The original version of this story had an incorrect location for Camp Pok-O-MacCready. The camp is in Willsboro, New York. Most 12-year-olds are spending the summer swimming, watching YouTube and bickering with their siblings, but Eliza Konowitz has busy feet and has been on a mission. In July, the rising seventh-grader at Shelburne Community… Read More »

Family mystified by suicide ruling

Family mystified by suicide ruling

By Mike Donoghue and Lisa Scagliotti The shooting death of a young St. George woman has been ruled a suicide by the office of Vermont’s Chief Medical Examiner. Pamela E. Price, 24, died the night of July 4 as she prepared to go to a holiday barbecue at the Hinesburg Volunteer Fire Department, where she… Read More »

Burlington man found unconscious in his car

A Burlington man who police found passed out in his car on Route 116 in St. George has been charged with refusing to take a blood-alcohol test for suspicion of driving under the influence. Nathan V. Strickler-McCann was charged after an incident July 29 at 7:41 in the morning. Vermont State Police were notified that… Read More »

PARKS and REC NEWS

Fall Youth Soccer Registration: The registration fee for fall soccer increases from $55 to $80 starting Aug. 5. The last day to register is Aug. 18. The Shelburne Recreation Soccer League is for students entering grades one through eight. A kindergarten soccer program also will be offered in the fall with registration starting later this… Read More »

Ability to swim is a lifesaver

Town of Shelburne Social Services Committee Alarmed by the recent deaths by drowning in Vermont, the Shelburne Social Services Committee seeks to promote water safety for all Shelburne residents. Our sympathies go out to the families and friends of those who have drowned. If you or someone you know does not know how to swim,… Read More »

Pierson Library appoints new director

Pierson Library appoints new director

Kevin Unrath of South Burlington will be the new director of the Pierson Library, library trustees announced Friday. The board began hunting for a new director after Lara Keenan resigned to take a job with the state government. Since May, board member Cathy Townsend has functioned as the interim director. Unrath was previously the director… Read More »

Whetherman to perform at Shelburne Vineyard

Whetherman to perform at Shelburne Vineyard

Nicholas Williams, musically known as Whetherman, will take the stage at Shelburne Vineyard’s First Thursday Concert on Thursday, Aug. 3. Shelburne Vineyard is encouraging families to bring chairs or blankets and settle onto the vineyard grounds for an evening of food, drinks, music and socializing. Whetherman is a singer-songwriter whose repertoire spans folk, blues, bluegrass… Read More »

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