Boys of summer

Boys of summer

The U13 Suburban Babe Ruth team clinched the state championship Saturday at Winooski High School.They beat Brattleboro 7-1 for the title. See full story on page 9. Photo by Shauna Knapp

Lewis Creek Assoc. director honored with environmental award

Lewis Creek Assoc. director honored with environmental award

Shelburne resident Marty Illick was recognized yesterday for her dedication to local watersheds with the eighth annual Green Mountain Power Zetterstrom Environmental Award. Illick and the Lewis Creek Association, of which she is the executive director, were honored at a ceremony at the Vermont State Fish and Wildlife Fishing Access in Shelburne. The award is… Read More »

Second salt shed to be filled this week

Second salt shed to be filled this week

The new Vermont Railway salt transfer facility off Shelburne Road was bustling with activity on Monday afternoon, as a railway train delivered hundreds of tons of road salt to add to the growing piles in the sheds. Rail cars lined up on the section of diverted track on the east side of the property, and… Read More »

Shelburne’s fight with Vermont Railway loses steam

The aftermath of last month’s federal District Court decision favoring Vermont Railway Inc. over the Town of Shelburne has been a quiet affair in the town where only a year ago the issue stirred protests and community action. The Selectboard meeting Tuesday evening was the board’s first since the ruling, but not a single community… Read More »

Shelburne Museum has the skinny on local food

Shelburne Museum has the skinny on local food

Once a novelty in Vermont’s local food scene, the Skinny Pancake has been methodically extending its reach across Vermont, most recently planting its flag at Shelburne Museum. Formerly known as the Shelburne Museum Café, the on-site concession situated at the center of the famous folk-art museum has officially been renamed the Local Food Court. But… Read More »

Town and Shelburne Shipyard reach agreement

The Shelburne Selectboard voted last week to accept an agreement reached through mediation with Shelburne Shipyard, resolving a dispute over plans for a new boat storage building. A mediation session June 21 led to the resolution. “It worked out to be easier than I thought it was going to be and we’re happy,” said Mary… Read More »

Vermont Railway salt shed prevails in U.S. District Court

By Lisa Scagliotti and Eileen O’Grady The Shelburne town government was dealt another blow in federal court last week in its efforts to thwart Vermont Railway Inc.’s construction and opening of a salt storage and distribution facility near the LaPlatte River without any significant local or state regulatory review. A U.S. District Court Judge ruled that federal… Read More »

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