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Bay and Harbor Roads – part of County Bike Path Plans To all of you who own property or drive on Bay or Harbor Roads—the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission has decided they want to make these roads part of Chittenden County’s bike paths. The “Bay Road Mobility Study” is a cherry-picked project for the… Read More »

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Common Cents As a concerned citizen, community volunteer, and engaged resident of Shelburne, I support the town’s legal efforts—and associated costs—as we work to ensure that Vermont Rail is held to some modicum of oversight as they construct an enormous, intermodal industrial complex on the banks of the LaPlatte River. Vermont has several environmental protection… Read More »

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Transload facility and traffic on Falls and Marsett Roads I would like to express my concerns with two issues involving the Town of Shelburne. I am a lifelong town resident and I am having a hard time understanding where the Town is coming from on two issues. First, the new Shelburne Transload Facility has generated… Read More »

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Shelburne Police are outstanding We live on what is fondly referred to as“ Du Bois Corner ” on Route 116, which is a main artery for people traveling to and from Hinesburg to South Burlington. This year we have more children than ever getting on and off the school bus. Since the beginning of the… Read More »

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Thank you to our community from Shelburne Farms As many of you know by now, Shelburne Farms lost our Old Dairy Barn on Sunday morning, Sept. 11 to a fire, started by lightning from a passing storm. It was an incredibly sad loss to the historic fabric of this place, but we were very fortunate… Read More »

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Subdivision on Webster Road As of May 2016, the town has adopted a new Shelburne Road Form-Based Over Lay District. The first to use this new zoning, Susan Baldwin of 93 Webster Road (next to the Baptist Church) is applying for sketch plan approval to put in a high density neighborhood, 9 lots on 2… Read More »

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Thank you for getting out to vote on Primary Day! I want to thank everyone for their participation in last week’s primary elections.  I enjoyed meeting many of you at the polls in Shelburne, and my Dad enjoyed meeting the voters in St. George.  It was a beautiful Vermont summer day, and it was great… Read More »

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Lenes supports David Scherr David is a lifelong Vermonter who combines intelligence, hard work, and experience with a deep commitment to Vermont in helping make it an even stronger place. After graduating from Columbia Law School, David returned to Vermont to contribute what he could. In his work as an attorney, on behalf of low-income… Read More »

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Lenes endorses Sirotkin Prior to entering the Senate, our lawmakers already knew and respected Michael Sirotkin as a highly effective, trusted advocate for Vermont consumers and working families. He has taken on some of the most powerful interest groups–tobacco, insurance and drug makers–and scored impressive victories against them. I have known Michael for more than… Read More »

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Support for Michael Sirotkin I am writing in support ofSenator Michael Sirotkin’s campaign for re-election. Senator Michael Sirotkin has earned a well-deserved reputation of taking on powerful interests and fighting for the underdog. Over the course of his 30 years as an advocate for consumer groups at the state house, he has successfully spearheaded affirmative… Read More »