Shelburne dispatchers help save Richmond police chief’s life during chase

Shelburne dispatchers help save Richmond police chief’s life during chase

  By Chea Waters Evans and Lisa Scagliotti During a high-speed police chase through several counties on Oct. 20, Shelburne dispatchers James Mack and Trisha Vincent played an unexpected role. Jerry Savo, 52, and Emily Legacy, 29, both of Burlington, led police on a midafternoon high-speed chase through Richmond, Waterbury and Stowe. During the pursuit, Richmond… Read More »

Halloween Parade Sunday

By Rosalyn Graham Shelburne Village will be filled with a colorful crowd on Sunday as brightly costumed folks of all ages, from tiny tots to elders, march in the 44th annual Rotary Halloween Parade, ride on floats with themes that range from funny to spooky, or line the streets as spectators, many of them in colorful costumes… Read More »

Election Day to decide the fate of Shelburne’s library

Vermont’s mild autumn might trick some this week into forgetting that November is on the doorstep. That means Election Day is nearly here with an important decision for Shelburne voters. Absent lawn signs and nonstop political ads of Octobers in even-numbered years, this Election Day is a one-question affair with a decision that could have… Read More »

Community School shows off $9.2 million renovations

Community School shows off $9.2 million renovations

The beginning of the school year is a time for fresh starts: new backpacks, new teachers, new pencils, new friends. At Shelburne Community School this fall, students also got the added thrill of new construction, as a major improvement project first started in June 2016 was finally complete. To celebrate, school officials and students will… Read More »

Anonymous donor gives $500,000 gift for library project

Anonymous donor gives $500,000 gift for library project

“Speechless” is the way Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo described his reaction to a $500,000 donation to build a new Pierson Library and make other improvements at the town center complex. A Shelburne family has donated $50,000 for the project, and will match community donations up to $500,000. Colangelo disclosed the gift in his weekly… Read More »

Snakes and turtles on risky journey to winter homes

Snakes and turtles on risky journey to winter homes

As the leaves flash brilliant hues and the sun moves into the southern sky, other changes are happening quietly in the fields and on forest floors of Vermont. Reptiles and amphibians are beginning their yearly trek from the summer homes where they’ve fed since spring to the hidden nooks and deep pools where they’ll wait… Read More »

Selectboard wrestles with public reactions

The Shelburne Selectboard received a petition Tuesday night signed by 189 residents asking for a special town meeting to reverse a controversial hazardous materials ordinance, but the documents were ruled out of order. Chairman Gary von Stange said the town charter requires any petition to rescind the ordinance be submitted within 30 days of passage. The ordinance, approved 3-2… Read More »

On the Ti: New citizens begin voyage as Americans

On the Ti: New citizens begin voyage as Americans

Hailing from 15 nations, they boarded the Ticonderoga Monday under blazing late-summer sunshine for a solemn but festive ceremony with about 100 friends, family and onlookers. They left an hour later as newly minted United States citizens. U.S. District Judge William K. Sessions III presided over the 20th naturalization ceremony held aboard Shelburne Museum’s iconic… Read More »