Stowe Reporter buys Shelburne News and The Citizen

By the Stowe Reporter The Shelburne News and The Citizen, which covers Charlotte and Hinesburg, are joining the Stowe Reporter newspaper family. The purchase took effect last week. That brings to five the number of micro-local weekly newspapers in the Stowe Reporter group; the others are the Waterbury Record and the News & Citizen of… Read More »

Memorial Day ceremony carries on in the rain

Memorial Day ceremony carries on in the rain

Several hundred people braved the chilly, raw Memorial Day weather to honor Shelburne’s veterans. The ceremony at the Shelburne Veterans Memorial featured an American flag that once flew over the White House. This flag, donated by Sen. Patrick Leahy, replaced one that was stolen last summer. Retired Colonel Bud Ockert, U.S. Army, organized the event… Read More »

Town wants feedback on Bay Road pilot project

Town wants feedback on Bay Road pilot project

The Two-Way Traffic Pilot Project just passed the six-month mark. A report on the project is to be presented before the Selectboard shortly, and the Town of Shelburne is seeking residents’ opinions. The current project is the second to address the underpass. Both this and the previous incarnation were created with assistance from the Chittenden… Read More »

Afghanistan visitors meet with Town Manager

Afghanistan visitors meet with Town Manager

Recently, Shelburne’s Town Offices were the setting for an international visit. A group of visitors from Afghanistan met with Town Manager Joe Colangelo on May 15 as part of a professional exchange program. This was not the first time that such a group had come to visit. The program, which is offered by the U.S.… Read More »

Dog Park’s fate remains uncertain

Dog Park’s fate remains uncertain

Shelburne Dog Park has been in the spotlight recently due to environmental issues. The spot, which is popular with many area residents and their canines, has been a point of concern in recent weeks as the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has suggested that the park is located on a Class II wetland and may… Read More »

CVU students produce play, showing at Flynn this weekend

CVU students produce play, showing at Flynn this weekend

Julia Kitonis is ambitious, thoughtful, and has a keen understanding of the importance of art as a catalyst for connection. Through the Nexus program at Champlain Valley Union high school, where she is a senior, she and her friend and fellow student Caroline Pastore have produced a play that is performed in two languages simultaneously—English… Read More »

Bay Road mobility study misses mark, put on hold

Bay Road mobility study misses mark, put on hold

A new take on possibilities for Bay Road mobility was presented Tuesday. Over 30 concerned citizens turned out to hear Director of Planning & Zoning Dean Pierce give the presentation in place of consultant Beth Isler, Senior Planner at Toole Design Group, who was absent from the meeting. The consultant responded to some of the… Read More »

Sallie Soule receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Sallie Soule receives Lifetime Achievement Award

“She’s just amazing. She’s always been involved with community and women’s issues, and that’s inspiring to me,” Sarah Soule said in describing her mother, Sallie. The elder Soule has long been politically active, serving both as a state senator and congressional representative from Shelburne and Charlotte. Because of this lifetime of civic engagement, she was… Read More »

Race and traffic stops study presented on May 23

Race and traffic stops study presented on May 23

Race and traffic stops were the subjects of a recent study by a University of Vermont economics professor. On May 23, Professor Stephanie Seguino will discuss her findings at a presentation here in Shelburne. In her study, Seguino and her coauthor, visiting associate professor Nancy Brooks, looked at data from across Vermont, including Shelburne. “Driving… Read More »

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