Falls Road construction update

Traffic is moving slowly along Falls Road where crews are beginning to mill and pave near the LaPlatte River Bridge. Town officials continue to remind local residents and motorists to avoid the area if possible because delays are inevitable. The ongoing project involves replacing aging sewer lines and improving some stormwater infrastructure. Sewer line work… Read More »

‘Everything gets counted’: Surge of absentee, early ballots contribute to voter turnout

‘Everything gets counted’: Surge of absentee, early ballots contribute to voter turnout

By MADELINE HUGHES Voter turnout in last week’s general election in Charlotte, Hinesburg and Shelburne was higher than the state average.Voters chose incumbents over newcomers, but still turned out at high rates compared to midterm elections past. “There’s a lot of work that goes into it behind the scenes,” said Judy Frazer, a Shelburne resident… Read More »

Library construction kicks into high gear

Library construction kicks into high gear

By MADELINE HUGHES Sounds from the choreographed dance of construction equipment at Shelburne’s Historic Town Hall compete with Route 7 traffic these days. About a dozen construction workers are building the $6.5 million library and town center project. “Who knew what we were getting into?” Interim Town Manager Lee Krohn joked with one of the… Read More »

Incumbents prevail: Vermonters stick with Sanders, Welch; Scott the lone statewide GOP winner

By SHELBURNE NEWS STAFF Mount Mansfield didn’t crumble, the law of gravity was not repealed, and there were no upsets in the race for Vermont’s major offices on Tuesday. Every incumbent won. Gov. Phil Scott was the lone Republican re-elected at the top of the ticket, easily outdistancing Democrat Christine Hallquist, vying to become the… Read More »

Candidates crowd ballot: 13 contenders vie for six Chittenden County Senate seats

By SHELBURNE NEWS STAFF One of the most crowded sections on Tuesday’s ballot is the spot listing candidates for Chittenden County’s state Senate seats. All six incumbents are seeking re-election and seven challengers are vying to unseat them. The senate district is comprised of most of Chittenden County with the exception of Colchester, Huntington, and… Read More »

Falls Road sewer line construction update

Crews continue working on sewer line replacement in Shelburne village this month. Businesses in all areas affected by the construction will remain open and access will remain available. Access to homes will remain open as well. Project officials said this work is the final stage of the project and it is on schedule to be… Read More »