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… Read More »

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,… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

Vermont United stands for responsible railways

On behalf of so many concerned Shelburnites, the Vermont United working group would like to thank Kate Webb and Joan Lenes. The citizens of Shelburne are most fortunate to have you both engaged in and understanding of the critical issues we are facing regarding Vermont Rail System’s proposed transfer and storage rail yard. We also… Read More »

Ingram for State Senate

I’d like to announce my candidacy as a Democrat for State Senate from Chittenden County. I’m currently serving my fifth year on the Williston Selectboard, after five years on the Williston Planning Commission. I think of myself as a public servant, not a politician, because that was the way I was brought up – my father… Read More »

Thank you from Ron Bouchard

Dear Shelburne residents, It has been a pleasure and an honor to serve the citizens of our town as a member of the Planning Commission for the last seven years. I have been extremely fortunate to serve with such a dedicated group of individuals who I truly believe always had the best interests of the… Read More »

Commerce and community, industry and neighbors

Having experienced the frustrating and disillusioning process of a legally preempted industrial project in my own neighborhood, I have been closely following the progression of litigation and negotiation regarding Vermont Rail’s proposed industrial facility in Shelburne. In light of the offensive and defensive maneuverings of both sides, it remains clear that open, honest and civil… Read More »

Paying close attention to the issues at hand

Vermont Rail System’s David Wulfson sugarcoats the facts, and out and out bends the truth to his benefit. He has a pattern of this type of behavior. In Charlotte he failed to follow the hazardous materials plan, potentially endangering surrounding residents to the point VELCO nearly turned off power to allay the fire hazard of… Read More »

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