Public discussion of LaPlatte status coming up

Public discussion of LaPlatte status coming up

It’s a place where rare birds and fish congregate, people paddle in search of new sights, pollutants stop short of Lake Champlain, and lake floodwaters halt their march toward land. Shelburne’s LaPlatte River Marsh Wetlands are a unique place, and a rare one in Chittenden County and in Vermont. On Aug. 30, the Vermont Agency… Read More »

Shelburne interns gain valuable experience

Shelburne interns gain valuable experience

On a recent Thursday morning, Rachel Childers was hard at work in the Conservation Lab at the Shelburne Museum, bent over one of two large wooden boards taken from the museum’s Dentzel Carousel collection. Each was painted with a scene of a hunter pursuing a rhino. She dabbed at a section of the painted wood… Read More »

Selectboard debates, passes hazmat and truck ordinances

After much debate Tuesday evening, the Shelburne Selectboard adopted two new municipal ordinances that regulate truck traffic on town roads and curtail the handling of hazardous materials. Representatives from several local companies attended the public hearing, mostly in opposition to the new regulations which they considered as a threat to their business practices. The ordinance… Read More »

Police Chief James Warden suspended for three days

Police Chief James Warden suspended for three days

UPDATE: Thursday, July 27 – Deputy Shelburne Police Chief Aaron Noble has been named interim head of the Shelburne Police Department. In a memo to Police Department employees dated Wednesday, Town Manager Joe Colangelo said: “Dep. Chief Aaron Noble is the Acting Police Chief of the department until further notice.” When asked for more details… Read More »

UVM researchers studying Lake Iroquois

UVM researchers studying Lake Iroquois

Algae blooms, fueled by excess nutrients in the environment, have become a frequent summer occurrence in local lakes, potentially creating unsafe conditions for swimmers and other water users. At Lake Iroquois, a team of researchers from the University of Vermont is studying how one of these nutrients – phosphorus – gets into the lake, and… Read More »

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

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