Shopping with Chea

Shopping with Chea

Don’t worry if you’re on your way empty-handed to a holiday party, or an acquaintance stops by with a gift and you have nothing in return. I brought someone a half can of Pringles that I found under my kid’s booster seat as a hostess gift the other day, and she seemed thrilled with it.… Read More »

Shelburne Holiday Stroll kicks off weekend of festivities

Shelburne Holiday Stroll kicks off weekend of festivities

The magical tradition of the Shelburne Holiday Stroll gets underway on Friday with a tree lighting, caroling, a poem reading by Poet Laurette Rick Bessette, the S.D. Ireland truck, and Santa Claus. The night kicks off at 5:45pm with Town Manager Joe Colangelo leading the community in singing holiday songs (it’s rumored that Selectboard Chairman… Read More »

Shopping with Chea

Shopping with Chea

It’s my favorite time of year, when wisps of snowflakes start to fall, the spirit of the season is upon us, alcohol can go into hot drinks as well as cold, and my Am Ex starts to sweat. It’s been a long fall, and I think we can all use the cheer of some retail… Read More »

Vermont Railway receives permit for stormwater runoff

Vermont Railway receives permit for stormwater runoff

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has approved Vermont Railway’s application for a permit to discharge stormwater runoff into the LaPlatte River from its Transload Facility on Catamount Road in Shelburne. The Nov. 21 ruling follows a public hearing held in Shelburne on Oct. 13, where more than 50 concerned citizens voiced their concerns and… Read More »

Veterans Monument Committee leads celebration

Veterans Monument Committee leads celebration

The Shelburne Veterans Monument Committee celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony last Friday at the Trinity Episcopal Church. Originally scheduled to take place at the Veterans Monument, the event was moved indoors because of high winds. Col. Carroll A. “Bud” Ockert led the ceremony, which featured Susan Sussman of Senator Leahy’s office and the fifth-grade… Read More »

Stops and starts on Bay Road pilot project

Stops and starts on Bay Road pilot project

After nearly six months of a pilot project on Bay Road featuring stop signs and a one-way alternating traffic pattern, things are changing a bit. That was decided at a Nov. 8 Selectboard meeting when members unanimously voted not to amend the traffic ordinance to keep the single-lane configuration. Board members instead chose to continue… Read More »

Shelburne has 79 percent voter turnout

By Heather McKim and Boston Neary Shelburne’s voters came out strong for Tuesday’s election with a 79 percent voter turnout. Out of the 4,874 votes cast, 2,578 were absentee ballots. The number of absentee ballots cast this year more than doubled the 969 absentee votes cast in the 2014 midterm election. Voting results for Shelburne:… Read More »

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