Great project, wrong location

Great project, wrong location

“This board is willing to work with Vermont Railway to find an alternative site,” Shelburne Selectboard Chair Gary von Stange said, addressing the crowd as the board’s Feb. 9 meeting came to a close. The statement was an echo of the desire that had been expressed by many throughout the course of the evening. Shelburne […]

CVU senior Tony Moran mourned

A 17-year-old Champlain Valley Union High School student was found dead in his car in Hinesburg last week. Senior Tony Moran of St. George was discovered around 1:30pm on Ledgewood Lane, a road off Texas Hill Road, after police received several calls about a suspicious vehicle parked there on Feb. 9. Hinesburg Community Police Chief […]

Survivor premiere features Shelburne native Julia Sokolowski

Survivor premiere features Shelburne native Julia Sokolowski

The 32nd season of Survivor premiers Feb. 17 on CBS with Shelburne native Julia Sokolowski competing on the Beauty Tribe. The Emmy Award-winning series theme this time around is Brains, Brawn and Beauty. Champlain Valley Union High School graduate, Sokolowski, 19, is the youngest female player in the show’s history. She turned 19 during the […]

Kwiniaska Golf Course to be sold and partially developed

Kwiniaska Golf Course to be sold and partially developed

Kwiniaska Golf Course celebrated turning 50 last year, and after half-a-century in business, the 18-hole golf course will go through some major changes. The facility will be shrinking to a smaller course and the town of Shelburne will be gaining more housing stock. Snyder Homes has agreed to purchase the land on the West side […]

Sally Fox Conference Center dedicated at Waterbury State Office Complex

Sally Fox represented Chittenden County both as a fierce and dedicated member of the Vermont legislature and a passionate lobbyist in Montpelier for more than thirty years. She was beloved and admired by all who witnessed her relentless drive to help and protect those who struggled to make their voices heard. In January 2014, she […]

Wulfson proclaims story begins Tuesday

Wulfson proclaims story begins Tuesday

Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson declared his story about the new railway transfer station slated for Shelburne Village will begin on Tuesday. Responding to a Jan. 27 Shelburne News interview request, Wulfson wrote in an email just after the start of the Super Bowl on Sunday, “Our story begins on Tuesday. Hopefully you guys […]

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

In a four-page letter to the town of Shelburne, received prior to his requested executive session with the town, Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson explained his relationship with his family-owned rail company and with Shelburne where he resides. “Sadly, many statements have been made that are not true,” Wulfson wrote in the letter. “Even […]