Can one farm make a difference?

To all the farmers out there: I know that you’re sick and tired of people who aren’t even in the agricultural business telling you what to do with your farm, how to run it, making you change things without giving a thought to how that affects you personally. Although I can’t assure you that I’m… Read More »

Endorsing Bruce Elmore

Vote for Bruce Elmore for the State Rep position if you are interested in having someone who is well informed, hardworking and believes in financial accountability and not raising taxes. Bruce is very qualified and is a proponent for high quality, effective education. He was a mentor for students in math at Shelburne Community School… Read More »

Bruce Elmore for Chittenden 5-2

For 5-2, we have a choice between a Democrat and an Independent. To me this is a choice between conforming to party line status quo or a chance for change with an independent voice. Since the status quo party line has brought only increased taxes and more taxes in the future combined with the white elephant… Read More »

Vote No on Spear St. Bond

On Nov. 8, we are being asked to support a bond to fund new water pipelines along Spear St. While I don’t disagree with the need for the new pipelines, I do disagree with the way it is being funded, particularly that the Kwiniaska developer, Snyder Custom Homes, won’t have to contribute its fair share… Read More »

Hands to Honduras-Tela corrections

Hands to Honduras-Tela corrections

Editor’s note: We regret that we had several inaccuracies in last week’s Hands to Honduras-Tela story. We asked Linda Gilbert, the director of the program, to help us set the story straight. Our apologies to Linda Gilbert and the organization. Glancing at The Citizen and Shelburne News on Thursday, I noticed a photo of the… Read More »

Joan Lenes for Comai-Brumsted

I am thrilled to cast my vote for Jessica Comai-Brumsted for the Vermont House of Representatives for Chittenden 5-2. I thought long and hard about whether or not I would seek reelection for this seat. Knowing Jessica is seeking that seat made my decision easy. I believe we, in this district and Vermonters in general,… Read More »

A vote for Jessica Brumsted

I want to share with the voters of Shelburne and St. George the Jessica Brumsted I know based on my experiences working for Senator Jim Jeffords. Jessica worked for Senator Jeffords as a district office manager for several years. Jessica brought enthusiasm, caring, and a determination to help people who needed it to her work… Read More »

Endorsing Jessica Comai-Brumsted

The residents of Shelburne and St. George District 5-2 have a very qualified candidate for the Vermont House in the person of Jessica Comai-Brumsted, who is seeking to replace retiring Representative Joan Lenes on Nov. 8. A graduate of the University of Vermont, Jessica has experience as a staffer for Senator Jim Jeffords, a government… Read More »

Thoughts on traffic and the salt shed

I would like to expand on a letter that Ernie Goodrich wrote a couple weeks ago in regards to the expense of the railroad litigation. First of all I would like to add a few notes in regards to the Marsett Road speed and safety issues. I have lived on Marsett Road since 1966 when… Read More »