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Lisman will provide fresh leadership Vermont needs a change at the top – a new leader without ties to special interests or political blocs; a responsible administrator who will correct or throw out old policies that were ill advised or misguided; a smart businessman with a clear vision of where we need to go and […]

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To all who made Shelburne’s Memorial Day Ceremony successful As always, the success of any endeavor requires the cooperation, assistance and coordination of many individuals and activities. This was again demonstrated by the success of Shelburne’s Memorial Day tribute. It was especially gratifying to be able to celebrate this day around our Veterans Monument. In […]

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Bay Road stop signs don’t work The new STOP signs and one-way traffic at the Bay Road underpass is a classic example of using falsehoods and scare tactics as reasons to coddle a small minority. Underpass safety has not been an issue when common sense and courtesy are used by all. There has not been […]

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Vote for Act 46 Next Tuesday, June 7th, we have an important special election. For the many advantages of Act 46 to be realized, we need to approve a change in our school structure and governance. From a supervisory union made up of five separate districts, Shelburne’s school would become part of a single, unified […]

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Town manager addresses Vermont Railway case First of all, I want to recognize the overwhelming community support shown for the actions of the Town since this project became public in early January. Second, Chairman von Stange deserves special praise for his leadership and volunteer time commitment throughout this ordeal. Third, Claudine Safar was outstanding representing Shelburne […]

Sirotkin running for reelection

Dear Fellow Chittenden County Resident, I am pleased to announce I will be running for re-election to the Vermont Senate in the upcoming election. Serving as a Chittenden County Senator continues to be a true honor. After my many  years of advocacy for progressive and populist causes, I trust I  was able to successfully continue […]

Veteran’s Monument Committee gives thanks

Thank you! The Shelburne Veteran’s Monument Committee would like to publicly thank Menard & Son’s of South Burlington and R&J Trucking of Shelburne for their generous in-kind donations in excavation and boring for a water line to the Veteran’s Monument. Your act of kindness is very much appreciated. We also want to thank Joe Colangelo, […]

Brumstead announcing candidacy

To the Editor: I am announcing today that I will seek the Democratic nomination for the Vermont House of Representatives seat in the Chittenden 5-2 District, the eastern section of Shelburne and the town of St. George. I am running for the seat occupied the past 10 years by Rep. Joan Lenes-D, who has announced […]

The town that roared

Thank you to the scores of people who came to Sunday’s march and rally to halt Vermont Rail System’s proposed massive rail and trucking operation on the banks of the LaPlatte River. It was inspiring to see so many people (despite the rain) from Shelburne, Charlotte, and all over Chittenden County–so many students and so […]

Protest of traveling animal circus acts

We are writing on behalf of Green Mountain Animal Defenders to express our disappointment that the CV Expo has once again made a decision to bring a traveling animal act to Essex Junction. Sadly, camels, zebras, elephants, big cats, bears, primates, and other wild animals who are used in many circuses must often endure inhumane […]