Town approves solution for railroad crossing easements

Town approves solution for railroad crossing easements

By Heather McKim The Selectboard approved a policy for laying out new town highway rights-of-way at railroad crossings on Champlain Drive and Pine Haven Shores Road. This was a significant step forward for homeowners on those two streets in their journey toward having official easements to their properties. Management intern for the town of Shelburne […]

VTrans offers signing bonuses and other news

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is offering additional incentives to help recruit frontline maintenance workers and mechanics this season. From now through December 31st, newly-hired plow drivers and mechanics who already have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) will receive a total of $1,000 in bonuses over the course of their first year of service. […]

A virtual trip through Champlain Valley wetlands, rivers and creeks

A virtual trip through Champlain Valley wetlands, rivers and creeks

Members of the Lake Champlain Land Trust and adventurous paddlers gathered on Oct. 28 at Main Street Landing to celebrate the land trust’s recent accomplishments and listen to an engaging presentation by Cathy Frank and Margy Holden, authors of the new guidebook A Paddler’s Guide to the Champlain Valley. The authors described many exciting paddles […]

Veterans Day salute with special coffee klatch

Veterans Day salute with special coffee klatch

In a weekday gathering of veterans, known as Shelburne Airport’s Coffee Klatch, thoughts on Veterans Day were shared last week. The group celebrates more than two decades of camaraderie. “It’s a brotherhood,” Bob Paradis, 77, of Colchester said. He was at the airport having coffee with the gang on Oct. 30. Sometimes up to 14 […]

YES for SCS!

YES for SCS!

Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed. Thirty-five percent of registered voters voted. The school roof replacement $2.39 million bond passed with more than 80 percent of voters in favor of the project. Window replacement and D and E Wing renovations, for $6.86 million, passed with 65 percent in favor. Bonds […]

YES for SCS: Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed

YES for SCS: Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed

Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed. Thirty-five percent of registered voters voted. The school roof replacement $2.39 million bond passed with more than 80 percent of voters in favor of the project. Window replacement and D and E Wing renovations, for $6.86 million, passed with 65 percent in favor. Bonds […]

VOTE: Multi-million dollar bonds on the ballot Nov. 3

VOTE: Multi-million dollar bonds on the ballot Nov. 3

It is an investment in the future. That is how Co-Principal Allan Miller describes a proposed roof replacement and improvements to Shelburne Community School (SCS) that are the subject of multi-million dollar bonds being put before voters Nov. 3. In an effort to remedy the outdated building’s issues, the school board voted to once again […]

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