Bike & Pedestrian Paths Committee presents updated plan

Bike & Pedestrian Paths Committee presents updated plan

At the June 14 Selectboard meeting the Bike & Pedestrian Paths Committee (BPPC) presented updated sidewalk, bike and pedestrian maps. The maps, which had been discussed at the Planning Commission’s March 10 meeting, will replace two existing maps within Shelburne’s Comprehensive Plan: Priority Paths and Sidewalks, and Priority Sidewalks and Crosswalks (Conceptual Location). The updated […]

Congrats to CVU Class of 2016

Congrats to CVU Class of 2016

Shelburne Community School Class of 2020 graduates 91 students Friends and family packed the school gym at the Shelburne Community School last Thursday June 9, 2016 to watch 91 eighth graders graduate. Principal Allan Miller kicked off the graduation, followed by the debut of next year’s Wind Ensemble playing Pomp and Circumstance. Student Council members […]

CVU wins two Division 1 Championship titles

CVU wins two Division 1 Championship titles

    CVU boys run away from competition to win state track and field title By Andy McClellan On Saturday, June 4, the CVU boys track and field team won the Division 1 state title at Burlington High School. It was the first-ever state track and field title for the boy’s team. It was a […]

Act 46 consolidation passes in all five school districts

With all five towns in the Chittenden South Supervisory Union voting in favor, the school district consolidation portion of Act 46 was passed on Tuesday night. A unanimous yes vote was needed in order to enact school consolidation; the new consolidated district will be known as “Champlain Valley School District and will be fully operational […]

Memorial Day ceremony honors Shelburne veterans

Memorial Day ceremony honors Shelburne veterans

  On a beautiful Memorial Day, several hundred people came to Shelburne’s Parade Ground to honor Shelburne’s veterans. This year’s ceremony was held at the recently-completed Shelburne Veterans’ Memorial for the first time. In addition, an American flag that once flew over the White House, which was a gift from Sen. Patrick Leahy, flew at […]

Shelburne vs Vermont Railway hearing ends

Shelburne vs Vermont Railway hearing ends

The US District Court trial pitting the town of Shelburne against Vermont Railway ended on Friday, May 20. Judge William K. Sessions gave lawyers for both parties ten days to submit any further legal memoranda they want considered in the case. After he receives all that information he will make his decision on whether or […]

Form Based Code option in effect for the northern Shelburne Road Corridor

It’s official: after years of public hearings, refinement by the Planning Commission, and adoption by the Selectboard, developers of properties in the Shelburne Road corridor–north of the LaPlatte River bridge to the South Burlington town line–may now opt to use Form Based Code rather than the existing zoning bylaws. The Form Based Code is designed […]

Reckless Rail Rally protest held in Shelburne

Reckless Rail Rally protest held in Shelburne

Chanting “Salt sheds no! Watersheds yes!” as they marched through the streets of Shelburne, several hundred protesters braved dreary weather on Sunday, May 1 at the Reckless Rail Rally. Anti-rail activists made plenty of noise as they banged on pots and pans and walked from Shelburne Community School down Harbor Road and onto Route 7. […]

Little League Opening Day hits it out of the park

Little League Opening Day hits it out of the park

The recent merger of the Charlotte, Hinesburg, and Shelburne Little Leagues led to a big, happy crowd and a lot of fun on Saturday, April 30 for the league’s opening day ceremonies. Ball players and their families, accompanied by a drum line, marched in a parade from the town green to the ball fields, where […]