Veterans Monument Committee leads celebration

Veterans Monument Committee leads celebration

The Shelburne Veterans Monument Committee celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony last Friday at the Trinity Episcopal Church. Originally scheduled to take place at the Veterans Monument, the event was moved indoors because of high winds. Col. Carroll A. “Bud” Ockert led the ceremony, which featured Susan Sussman of Senator Leahy’s office and the fifth-grade… Read More »

Stops and starts on Bay Road pilot project

Stops and starts on Bay Road pilot project

After nearly six months of a pilot project on Bay Road featuring stop signs and a one-way alternating traffic pattern, things are changing a bit. That was decided at a Nov. 8 Selectboard meeting when members unanimously voted not to amend the traffic ordinance to keep the single-lane configuration. Board members instead chose to continue… Read More »

Shelburne has 79 percent voter turnout

By Heather McKim and Boston Neary Shelburne’s voters came out strong for Tuesday’s election with a 79 percent voter turnout. Out of the 4,874 votes cast, 2,578 were absentee ballots. The number of absentee ballots cast this year more than doubled the 969 absentee votes cast in the 2014 midterm election. Voting results for Shelburne:… Read More »

Shelburne election overview

In this presidential election year, voters in Shelburne will also be voting for U.S. senator, U.S. representative, governor, lieutenant governor, state treasurer, secretary of state, auditor of accounts, attorney general, and state senator. Shelburne voters will join others in the Champlain Water District to vote on three articles. Article I: An amount not to exceed… Read More »

Wizards, goblins, and princesses enjoy parade

Wizards, goblins, and princesses enjoy parade

For more halloweenie photos, click here! “Better than ever.” That’s how Parade Marshall Dave Rice of Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary Club described the 43rd annual Shelburne Halloween Parade that filled the town with brightly costumed people, from tiny tots to elders, on Sunday afternoon. Organizers estimate the crowd at 1,000, partly based on the fact that they… Read More »

Decision on Bay Road underpass on hold

Decision on Bay Road underpass on hold

The stop signs at the Bay Road underpass, which the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission recommended as a possible solution to safety concerns, is nearing the end of its six-month pilot program. The underpass is considered a risky location for crashes. In an online survey that had been conducted regarding the project, most of the… Read More »

Hands to Honduras-Tela celebrates its tenth year

Hands to Honduras-Tela celebrates its tenth year

It began with one woman and a dream. During the past decade, the realization of that dream in the town of Tela, Honduras has meant the betterment of numerous lives and a connection between people in different countries. Businesswoman Elisa Castro Echeverria had lost her son Oscar to a disability. That loss fueled a desire… Read More »

Court orders new hearing in Railway case

Court orders new hearing in Railway case

  Who owns the Vermont Railway intermodal facility in Shelburne, and who is developing it? These questions were at the heart of Tuesday’s hearing in U.S. District Court in Burlington. District Judge William K. Sessions III, the same judge who heard the original case in May, ordered Vermont Railway to obtain the loan documents from… Read More »

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