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 […]

Local architect wins Green Building Award

Local architect wins Green Building Award

The architects of Pill–Maharam, a Shelburne-based firm, received the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) award for the Greenest Commercial Building; Deep Energy Retrofit for their offices on Falls Road. The project also received the People’s Choice Award which was voted on by those who attended the gala event at Main Street Landing. This is not […]

VermontUnited leading ‘Reckless Rail Rally’ this Sunday

VermontUnited, a grassroots group working to alert citizens that Vermont’s safety and environment are not negotiable, is holding what it has dubbed the ‘Reckless Rail Rally’ on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at 2:00pm. The march is designed to bring people together to halt the construction of a huge industrial freight and trucking complex currently being […]