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 »

Students involved in attempted robbery at Rice Memorial High School

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI South Burlington Police are investigating an attempted robbery at Rice Memorial High School involving two juvenile students where one injured another with a knife. The incident happened just before 8 a.m. on Sept. 6. South Burlington Police and Fire were called to the private high school on Proctor Avenue for a reported… Read More »

Vermont inmate charged in Shelburne crime dies in Pa. jail

By ELIZABETH HEWITT VTDIGGER.ORG A Vermont inmate being held in a Pennsylvania prison died Saturday, according to state corrections officials. Michael Senna, 63, died at the Camp Hill State Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania, Vermont Department of Corrections Commissioner Lisa Menard confirmed Monday. Senna was serving a sentence of 45 to 75 years for three counts… Read More »

‘It’s a life of curiosity’: Shelburne teen named to Vermont’s new Artificial Intelligence Task Force

‘It’s a life of curiosity’: Shelburne teen named to Vermont’s new Artificial Intelligence Task Force

By MADELINE HUGHES The day before starting his senior year at Champlain Valley Union High School, Milo Cress sat in an interview with Shelburne News to talk about his whirlwind summer. He was still finishing up his summer reading, fresh back from a trip visiting family in Colorado. Between AP calculus summer work problems, Cress… Read More »

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 »