Longtime Terraces manager Tod Whitaker steps down

Longtime Terraces manager Tod Whitaker steps down

By Lettie Stratton Shelburne resident Tod Whitaker, manager of The Terraces Retirement Community, is stepping down after 12 years. The Terraces provides services for approximately 64 residents 55 years or older in 58 units across the property, which neighbors Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Farms, and is just three miles from beloved Lake Champlain. Whitaker explained that The… Read More »

Residents vote down $11.2M SCS facilities bond

Residents vote down $11.2M SCS facilities bond

By Sadie Williams The Shelburne Community School (SCS) gymnasium boasted a mediocre turnout on Monday night’s Town Meeting, which ran until just before 11pm. Roughly 150 citizens appeared for the debriefing of the next day’s voting issues and to vote on Article II, Selectboard stipends and Article III, the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Ordinance.… Read More »

Triple crown: CVU boys’ Nordic team grabs title again, Shelburne’s Maitland completes sweep, girls finish second

Triple crown: CVU boys’ Nordic team grabs title again, Shelburne’s Maitland completes sweep, girls finish second

Champlain Valley Union (CVU) senior Charlie Maitland of Shelburne claimed victory in the 5K individual freestyle race in 13 minutes and 55.8 seconds on the first day of the high school state Nordic championships in Craftsbury last Thursday. Maitland completed his individual sweep by taking the 5K classic in 15:55 in the Vermont state high… Read More »

Update: Water break on School Street

Update: Water break on School Street

Shelburne Museum publicist Nicole Desmet notified the Shelburne News of a water break on School Street in Shelburne at 5:52pm last night; the photo she posted to Twitter showed deep cracks in the road. This morning Highway Superintendent Paul Goodrich confirmed that the incident was indeed a water break, directing further questions to Water Department… Read More »

Shelburne Town Budget explained

By Joe Colangelo, Shelburne Town Manager Shelburne voters have an opportunity to decide on the proposed $7,485,529 Fiscal Year 2016 Town of Shelburne General Fund budget by Australian ballot on Tuesday, March 3 between 7am-7pm at the Town Offices. Money items on the ballot include a base budget of $7,454,229 and $25,000 for the Open… Read More »

Town Meeting in Shelburne March 2 at SCS Voting Tuesday, March 3 at Town Center 7am-7pm

Town Meeting in Shelburne March 2 at SCS Voting Tuesday, March 3 at Town Center 7am-7pm

Town Meeting Shelburne voters will gather on Monday evening, March 2 beginning at 7:30pm in the Shelburne Community School’s (SCS) gymnasium to discuss town and school business, led by Town Moderator Tom Little. First on the meeting agenda is the presentation of the proposed Town Budget by the Selectboard followed by an outline of the… Read More »

Proposed work covered by $11.2M SCS bond

This document was provided the the Shelburne News by Shelburne Community School Board member Katharine Stockman on Tuesday, Feb. 24 via email. It contains the scope of work covered in the proposed $11.2M bond to be presented to voters on Town Meeting Day.

Residents dive into Shelburne history

Residents dive into Shelburne history

Freezing temperatures did not keep the standing room only crowd away from the Shelburne Historical Society’s (SHS) gathering at the Town Offices on Friday evening, Feb. 13. The planned event began with the election of officers of the newly revived SHS and concluded with a discussion by Christopher Sabick of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum… Read More »

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