Thank you, Kevin

I went walking in the LaPlatte River Nature Park yesterday, and took the loop from the parking lot, down the hill on the trail below Judy Puck’s memorial bench, eventually walking up the steep wooded hill back to the parking lot. As a result of the recent thaw and freeze, that hill is a sheet… Read More »

Preis: Vote for Jaime Heins for Shelburne Selectboard

I write to encourage my fellow residents to come out and vote for Jaime Heins for selectboard on Town Meeting Day. Though Jaime is running unopposed, your support matters. Jaime is a smart, quick-study selectboard member who continues to be very committed to his role and our town. I have had the pleasure of working… Read More »

Jaime Heins running for reelection

To the Editor: I’d like to formally announce that I am running for re-election to the Shelburne Selectboard. I was elected to the Selectboard in March 2018 to serve out the remaining year on John Kerr’s former seat and I would be honored to continue my service to the town for a full two-year term.… Read More »

News shouldn’t cater to climate change skeptics

To the Editor: In an apparent bow to political diversity on the issue of global warming, the Shelburne News Dec. 27 edition included an article by libertarian political commentator John McClaughry in order, I presume, to balance the more laudable op-eds by Sandra Levine and Noah Tamas-Parris. It’s not as if McClaughry was adding some… Read More »

Climate change: Why I can’t give up

By NOAH TAMAS-PARRIS When I found out about this year’s United Nations climate report, I had a panic attack. I was pinned against the size of the world I lived in, shaking in the fear of my own smallness; little, little me against 7.6 billion people. I saw the 12 (now less than 12) years… Read More »

McClaughry: Climate change debatable

By JOHN MCCLAUGHRY Last month, the U.S. government’s Global Climate Research Program delivered a congressionally mandated National Climate Assessment report. “Grim” is too weak an adjective for the terrors that the report describes. Here’s an attempt to summarize the document: The earth is steadily getting hotter. “Human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse gases, are the… Read More »