Selectboard meeting moved to Sept. 4

The Shelburne Selectboard meeting for Aug. 28 was canceled this week because the agenda was not publicly posted in time. The meeting instead will be held on Sept. 4 at the regular time of 7 p.m. in the municipal offices meeting room. Vermont statute states that the agenda must be posted “at least 48 hours… Read More »

Salutations, Officer Boutin

Salutations, Officer Boutin

By MADELINE HUGHES Sabrina Boutin is the newest officer at Shelburne Police Department. She comes to the department after working for the Whitehall, N.Y. department for three years, and the St. Michael’s Public Safety department for a semester. Now, Boutin wants to be closer to Starksboro where she grew up. Boutin will fill one of… Read More »

Falls Road sewer-line dig starts Sunday

By MADELINE HUGHES This Sunday night, a month-long project to replace sewer lines begins on Falls Road. Chris Robinson, Shelburne water quality superintendent, said that only local traffic will be allowed between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. Digging starts at 8:30 p.m. in the Shelburne Inn shopping area parking lot because businesses… Read More »

Finding fresh air and family connections

Finding fresh air and family connections

By MADELINE HUGHES In a tradition that dates back over 100 years, 160 youngsters from New York City visited Vermont this summer through the Fresh Air Fund. Since 1877, the program has given  children the chance to experience life outside the city every summer. This year, about 200 families hosted kids ages 8 to 18,… Read More »

U.S. Senate candidate Adeluola files complaint about Sanders’ election strategy

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Folasade Adeluola, who challenged U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in last week’s primary election, has filed a complaint with the state, saying she should be declared the Democratic nominee on the Nov. 6 ballot. Last week, two-term incumbent Sanders won nearly 91 percent of the vote to Adeluola’s 5.4 percent, 63,683 to 3,766.… Read More »

Vermont voters make history, pick incumbents

Vermont voters make history, pick incumbents

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Vermont made political history Tuesday by choosing Christine Hallquist as the Democratic nominee for governor. She now looks to unseat Republican Gov. Phil Scott in November. Hallquist, a Hyde Park resident and former CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative, is the first transgender candidate in the nation to win a major party nomination… Read More »

Krohn stays as interim town manager

By MADELINE HUGHES Shelburne is set to have an interim town manager in place through the end of the year while a committee searches for a permanent candidate to fill the position. The Town Manager Search Committee previously reported that the process to fill the position is likely to take longer than Nov. 1, which… Read More »

Kwiniaska work is in full swing

Kwiniaska work is in full swing

By Madeline Hughes Nearly three weeks into construction, Shelburne’s Kwiniaska Golf Club is getting up to par. Drive past the club on Spear Street and you will notice lots of construction equipment and dirt on the course where green grass typically is. As of Monday, three new tee boxes were constructed and two fairways were… Read More »