Open letter to the Town of Shelburne — Dave Connery

We would like to extend a heartfelt and sincere thank you to Joe Colangelo, the Select Board, Claudine Safar, our Town’s lawyer, and especially Gary von Stange, who went above and beyond, for their collective efforts to obtain compliance from Vermont Rail Systems to Vermont’s municipal land use regulations. While we are extremely disappointed that the… Read More »

Sharing our Shelburne history — Rosalyn Graham

Many thanks to two members of the Shelburne Historical Society for their research, writing, and photography that brought the mystery of the band that once played here to the attention of readers of the Shelburne News last week. Odale Cress of the SHS public relations committee wrote the story and SHS President Dorothea Penar took… Read More »

The readers write — Gini Mickey

Dear Editor, I write as the executive director of the Community of Vermont Elders (COVE), an organization that has represented older Vermonters’ interests on the state level for more than three decades. Given the economic realities of today, many older Vermonters struggle to live lives with dignity and respect in which their basic needs are… Read More »

Thank you from Shelburne Historical Society — Dorothea Penar

On behalf of the Shelburne Historical Society, I would like to thank Roger Allbee, Sam Dixon, Julie Edwards, Marshall Webb, and Alec Webb for their wonderful presentations on Vermont agricultural history and Shelburne Farms’ contribution to Shelburne’s agricultural history and future. The event was well attended and I received many compliments about the presentations from… Read More »

Thank you SCHIP’s — Eliot Sloan

On behalf of the families, students, and teachers of Shelburne Nursery School, I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to SCHIPs for their continued support of our school through their grant program. The grant money will be used to offset our actual costs associated with providing high-quality preschool education for students in our community,… Read More »

Both teams should be proud — Drew Buley

In the article “Boys Lose State Final in OT Heartbreaker” (March 15) I found that it was really cool that a team that had never won the state final was going up against a team that had not won it in 50 years. Both teams should be proud about that, but it’s unfortunate that only one team could… Read More »

Peaceful negotiations with Vermont Railway — Doris Sage

What affects a portion of Shelburne affects us all. SILENCE is Quality of Life, and once it’s gone, the loss is huge. There is a portion of Shelburne whose lives have been seriously disrupted due to NOISE caused by Vermont Rail System, salt trucks, banging tailgates, etc. Many homes have lost their peaceful sanctuary. Faculty… Read More »