School board hammers out $78.9 million budget

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The Champlain Valley School District School Board is contemplating a budget for 2020 that bumps up spending more than $2 million for the 2019-20 school year. If given final approval by the school board and the public, the proposed budget would increase spending by 2.7 percent from $76.8 million this year to… Read More »

Cause unknown, no injuries in Shelburne structure fire

Cause unknown, no injuries in Shelburne structure fire

By MADELINE HUGHES A vacant barn tucked into the woods off Harbor Road was destroyed by fire Tuesday despite firefighters from four departments battling the blaze that triggered live ammunition stored inside. No one was injured and the structure was vacant at the time, according to fire officials. Just after 1 p.m. Tuesday, Shelburne dispatch… Read More »

Looking back at 2018 in Shelburne

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI In a single groundbreaking last fall, Shelburne looked both forward and back as plans came into focus to build an entirely new Pierson Library while at the same time renovating the 91-year-old Town Hall building. As we combed through the 2018 archives to share highlights this week, we took note of the… Read More »

SCHIP’s Treasure brims with one-of-a-kind finds

SCHIP’s Treasure brims with one-of-a-kind finds

By MARY ANN LICKTEIG Need a last-minute Christmas gift? How about a cashmere sweater for $30, Bruno Magli slingbacks for $10 or a $4 tie? At SCHIP’s Treasure in Shelburne, you can even pick up a Hermès silk scarf – a Parisian luxury – for $275. Rather donate to charity in lieu of buying gifts?… Read More »

Selectboard takes first pass at FY2019-20 budget

By MADELINE HUGHES The Shelburne Selectboard made a first pass at the municipal budget at a regular meeting Tuesday night. After listening to department heads and town committees last Thursday, the spending plans were synthesized into one town budget. In the coming 2019-20 fiscal year, the town will start to pay off debt acquired through… Read More »

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