Shouldice: ‘Don’t hallucinate, Shelburne’

By ROSALYN GRAHAM “Important work” was how guest speaker Bill Shouldice described the purpose of the gathering at Shelburne Museum last week. The president of Vermont Teddy Bear, and chairman of the Vermont Futures Project, Shouldice said: “We’re here to think about what you want Shelburne to be and how to achieve it.” He drew… Read More »

Survey helps steer town manager search

By DOUG MERRILL The Town Manager Search Committee has been busy over the past few weeks reviewing the results of the survey of community members.   Here is a summary of what we learned from the approximately 150 responses received. The survey asked what we should look for in a new town manager and the… Read More »

Vermonters become new Americans aboard Ticonderoga

Vermonters become new Americans aboard Ticonderoga

By MADELINE HUGHES A sunny, breezy Monday and Lake Champlain provided an idyllic backdrop as 15 new Americans celebrated Constitution Day by taking the Oath of Allegiance to become citizens on board Shelburne Museum’s Steamboat Ticonderoga. Family and friends stood by to watch as 15 Vermonters from 12 different countries became U.S. citizens in the… Read More »

Stormwater may come with a new bill for property owners

By MADELINE HUGHES Next summer when Shelburne residents get their bills for water and sewer service, they might also get a new utility bill for stormwater. No, it’s not a bill for every time it rains. It’s a proposed monthly fee for every property in Shelburne that would pay for stormwater management programs such as… Read More »

16-year-old dies in Williston car crash

UPDATED with details from police Friday afternoon. A 16-year-old Williston boy died at UVM Medical Center from injuries in a one-car crash Thursday in Williston, according to the Williston Police Department. Solomon Jenkins, age 16, of Williston was trapped in a vehicle after a crash on River Cove Road in Williston just before 2 p.m.… Read More »

Book club for men mixes beer, pizza and da Vinci

Book club for men mixes beer, pizza and da Vinci

By CHEA WATERS EVANS There are different kinds of book clubs: The kind where no one reads the book and everyone drinks a lot of wine; or the kind where paperbacks are riddled with Post-It note discussion questions and members passionately debate literary theory. Shelburne’s Books on Tap, a men’s book club coordinated through the… Read More »

It’s legal: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

It’s legal: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

By MADELINE HUGHES There’s a new storefront at the corner of Shelburne and Hullcrest roads. The front window is decked with a neon “open” sign and a hand-drawn poster. Inside, Bob Marley tunes play in the background and art hangs on the walls. South Burlington artist and entrepreneur Jordan Holstein sits behind a counter in… Read More »