Milestones

Birth Lienne (Bick) and Brett Mashteare had a baby boy, Eli Marcus Bick-Mashteare on Feb. 3, 2015 in the University of Vermont Medical Center. Proud grandparents are Shelburne residents Bob and Carol Bick. Deaths Andrew P. Poulin – Burlington Andrew P. Poulin passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in the University… Read More »

Sugar on Snow

Sugar on Snow

Spring is on the horizon, and with that comes the inevitable maple sugaring season. When the sap flows, so does the plethora of sugaring events all over the state. Fortunately there’s never a shortage of family-oriented events for all to enjoy. Shelburne Sugarworks What was once the Palmer sugar shack has been refurbished and expanded,… Read More »

Update: Water break on School Street

Update: Water break on School Street

Shelburne Museum publicist Nicole Desmet notified the Shelburne News of a water break on School Street in Shelburne at 5:52pm last night; the photo she posted to Twitter showed deep cracks in the road. This morning Highway Superintendent Paul Goodrich confirmed that the incident was indeed a water break, directing further questions to Water Department… Read More »

Op-ed: Difficult Choices

Op-ed: Difficult Choices

by Governor Peter Shumlin Putting together a budget is never an easy task – everyone knows that from personal experience – and it is harder when finances are lean.  But we all do what we need to do to make ends meet. Perhaps we cut back on dinners out, cancel a family vacation or keep… Read More »

Shelburne Town Budget explained

By Joe Colangelo, Shelburne Town Manager Shelburne voters have an opportunity to decide on the proposed $7,485,529 Fiscal Year 2016 Town of Shelburne General Fund budget by Australian ballot on Tuesday, March 3 between 7am-7pm at the Town Offices. Money items on the ballot include a base budget of $7,454,229 and $25,000 for the Open… Read More »

Town Meeting in Shelburne March 2 at SCS Voting Tuesday, March 3 at Town Center 7am-7pm

Town Meeting in Shelburne March 2 at SCS Voting Tuesday, March 3 at Town Center 7am-7pm

Town Meeting Shelburne voters will gather on Monday evening, March 2 beginning at 7:30pm in the Shelburne Community School’s (SCS) gymnasium to discuss town and school business, led by Town Moderator Tom Little. First on the meeting agenda is the presentation of the proposed Town Budget by the Selectboard followed by an outline of the… Read More »

The Readers Write

CVU Turf Field Bond explained I have been following the vigorous discussions regarding the upcoming March ballot, and would like to remind voters of the CVU articles they will also be considering.  The CVU board is asking for your support for the budget, which is down year to year (1.9 percent) with a net education… Read More »

Research Article VI before Town Meeting arrives

By Sadie Williams and Sheri Duff With two issues of the Shelburne News chock full of letters-to-the-editor before Town Meeting day, it doesn’t take a genius to realize that the hot topic on this year’s Shelburne Town ballot is Article IV. The article asks Shelburne voters to consider an $11.2 million, 20-year bond to pay… Read More »