Shelburne, Charlotte plan candidate forums Feb. 20

Although there are few contests on the March Town Meeting Day ballots in Charlotte and Shelburne, both communities will host candidate forums Feb. 20 for voters. • In Charlotte, the Grange is organizing a Candidate’s Night forum at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Senior Center. • In Shelburne, the three main political party committees –… Read More »

Who’s watching whom?

Who’s watching whom?

On his way home to Hinesburg last Wednesday, carpenter Dan Johnson spotted this bobcat on Falls Road in Shelburne. He caught a shot using his phone camera, and the feline cooperated. He called it a surprise. Johnson, 37, who grew up in Williston, said it was only the second bobcat he has ever seen in… Read More »

Shelburne police clock Rt. 7 driver at 103 mph

A Shelburne police officer stopped a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro traveling more than twice the speed limit early Tuesday morning on Route 7 near the Charlotte town line. The driver, Matthew Romano, 24, of Richmond, was pulled over after radar clocked his speed at 103 mph in a 50 mph zone, according to Officer Jim McKnight.… Read More »

Jason Mraz announced for Shelburne Museum

Jason Mraz announced for Shelburne Museum

Add Jason Mraz to your Concerts on the Green playlist. Higher Ground announced this week that singer-songwriter pop artist Jason Mraz has joined the lineup of artists playing the Ben and Jerry’s Concerts on the Green at Shelburne Museum series this summer. Mraz melds many genres into his brand of indie-pop. The performance is Wednesday,… Read More »

Bear wakes up, pays early visit to Shelburne neighborhood

Bear wakes up, pays early visit to Shelburne neighborhood

The wild weather this winter has brought an unusual cold-weather visitor to Shelburne. Last week, Kim Douglas noticed that the bark on a cedar tree in her backyard was shredded. She knew it wasn’t the work of an overly ambitious squirrel, so a call to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and some further investigation… Read More »

Quick dip nets $53,000

Quick dip nets $53,000

On Saturday morning, 201 students from Champlain Valley Union High School were among the 1,176 Vermonters who took to the chilly waters of Lake Champlain on the Burlington waterfront for the 23rd annual Penguin Plunge to support Special Olympics Vermont. The event raised $527,000, according to organizers. The CVU group raised over $53,000. Students from… Read More »

Regional dispatch on ballot

Residents will vote on Town Meeting Day whether Shelburne participates in the formation of a regional dispatch center for emergency first responders in Chittenden County. If approved, Shelburne, along with other municipalities in Chittenden County, would begin forming a municipal union district in charge of handling dispatching for police, fire and rescue personnel. This vote… Read More »

CVU students named finalists in State of the Union essay contest

Six Champlain Valley Union High School students were named finalists in U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ eighth annual State of the Union essay contest. The contest asks Vermont high school students to describe issues they would prioritize if they were president. This year, 585 students from 47 Vermont high schools submitted essays, according to Sanders’ office.… Read More »

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