Shelburne Public Works construction

This week in Shelburne, contractors will be working primarily on Webster Road at the Webster Road Pump Station. Next week, a crew will be cutting pavement in preparation for the Harbor Road sewer line replacement which is scheduled to begin June 18. That project will continue through August. Expect some traffic delays in these areas. Public… Read More »

Op-Ed — Town manager announces pick for Shelburne’s next police chief

I am pleased to announce that Aaron Noble has accepted the job of police chief for the town of Shelburne. Aaron’s new professional adventure starts today, Feb. 1. Chief Noble has worked for Shelburne’s Police Department for more than 25 years. In 1995, he was promoted to corporal. In July, he assumed the role of… Read More »

Latest attempt to delay hazardous materials ordinance rejected

The Shelburne Selectboard rejected the latest calls on behalf of residents and businesses to either delay or revise a controversial newly enacted hazardous materials ordinance. The ordinance was approved, 3-2, on Aug. 8 despite serious objections and questions from some town officials, residents and well-known local businesses, including a few firms that said they might be forced… Read More »


At its Aug. 22 meeting, the Selectboard voted 4-1 to hire a construction management firm for the proposed library and Town Hall project. Board member Josh Dein cast the dissenting vote. The vote was incorrectly reported in the Aug. 24 Shelburne News.

Selectboard debates, passes hazmat and truck ordinances

After much debate Tuesday evening, the Shelburne Selectboard adopted two new municipal ordinances that regulate truck traffic on town roads and curtail the handling of hazardous materials. Representatives from several local companies attended the public hearing, mostly in opposition to the new regulations which they considered as a threat to their business practices. The ordinance… Read More »

DRB agenda

DRAFT AGENDA TOWN OF SHELBURNE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 7pm MUNICIPAL CENTER MEETING ROOM 1 (Agenda items subject to change prior to meeting date) 1. CALL TO ORDER (7:00) 2. PUBLIC COMMENT (7:05pm) Topics not otherwise included in agenda. 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10pm) June 21, 2017 4.DESIGN REVIEW APPLICATION(S) (7:15pm) 5. APPLICATION(S)… Read More »

Lines down, lights out

Lines down, lights out

A tractor-trailer brought down a utility pole at the intersection of U.S. Rt. 7 and Cynosure Drive Tuesday around 1pm, knocking out power to about 1,600 Green Mountain Power customers. GMP spokeswoman Dottie Schnure said service was restored to most of the area in an hour, except for the approximate 20 customers nearest the accident… Read More »

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