High-voltage transmission cables to be buried in Lake Champlain

High-voltage transmission cables to be buried in Lake Champlain

By Cameron Kovach, Vermont correspondent Last month, Vermont regulators approved a major power transmission project that could save Vermont electric ratepayers more than $245 million by 2029. The project, known as the New England Clean Power Link, will transmit hydroelectric power sourced in Canada to a converter station in Ludlow, where it will then be […]

Shelburne’s Railroad Lane is back open

“This morning Railroad Lane was reopened and parking can resume there as before,” Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo said. “David and I will work in good faith toward an agreeable lease.” Colangelo, the Selectboard, Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson and other rail representatives attended a closed meeting to hash out their differences on Feb. […]

Vermonters do their part for the refugee crisis in Greece

Vermonters do their part for the refugee crisis in Greece

An orange raft, an angry sea, a huddled group of frightened refugees. A toddler crying, a lifejacket full of straw, wet shoes. A 12-day-old baby, scores of pregnant women, men separated from their wives and children, a heart patient whose medicine has been thrown overboard by smugglers. Megan McIntosh Frenzen witnessed these stories and so […]

Komen Snowshoe for the Cure at Stratton Mountain

Komen Vermont-New Hampshire is proud to announce that their 14th annual snowshoe fundraising event, Snowshoe for the Cure, will take place Sunday, Feb. 28 at Stratton Mountain. Thirteen years of snowshoeing at Stratton, the event’s host-mountain since its inception and this year’s presenting sponsor, has raised more than $750,000 for Komen VT-NH. Seventy-five percent of […]

Vermont Rail System files complaint against Shelburne

Vermont Rail System files complaint against Shelburne

In his seven years on Shelburne’s Selectboard, Chair Gary von Stange has never seen anyone do anything like this to impact public safety, he said referring to Vermont Rail System’s closure of Railroad Lane in response to a notice of zoning violation from the town. Von Stange made this comment to a packed room at […]

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Steven Antinozzi, known as Rocco to his Shelburne neighbors, came upon an obstacle course of sorts on his way to work Jan. 26. Vermont Rail System blocked access to travel and parking with cement blocks on Railroad Lane in Shelburne in response to a notice of zoning violation sent to them last week by Town […]

It’s spreadsheet season on the farm

By Lettie Stratton There’s no off-season when you’re a farmer. Not even in wintertime when the ground is frozen over and it will be months until something green sprouts from the soil. It can be easy to picture farmers with their feet up in front of the fireplace simply waiting for the thaw, but that’s […]

Shelburne and Hinesburg top FBI’s safest city list

There’s good news for the towns of Shelburne and Hinesburg as a ConsumersAffairs.com study showed that the two southern Chittenden County communities were ranked among the Green Mountain State’s safest cities. The study can be found in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s annual report, Crime in the United States. Using data from 2014, the report […]

Shelburne’s Sokolowski in Beauty Tribe on next season of Survivor

When the 32nd season of Survivor premieres Wednesday, Feb. 17 on CBS, Shelburne native Julia Sokolowski, 19, will be front and center in the Beauty Tribe. The Emmy Award-winning series theme this time around is Brains, Brawn and Beauty. Sokolowski, the youngest female player in the show’s history, will join 18 castaways, separated into three […]

Vermont Rail System plans worry town officials

Vermont Rail System plans worry town officials

A new Vermont Rail System transfer station proposed for 19-acres west of Harbour Industries along Route 7 is being described by Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo as potentially the single most impactful event that Shelburne has ever seen. Vermont Rail System plans to move part of its Burlington operations out of the city and into […]

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