Thank you from Michael Sirotkin

Thank you to the voters of Shelburne  for supporting my re- election to the Vermont Senate.  It is truly a privilege to be one of six Senators representing the Chittenden District in Montpelier. I very much look forward to getting back to work with a new Administration come January. We have many challenges ahead and,… Read More »

Can one farm make a difference?

To all the farmers out there: I know that you’re sick and tired of people who aren’t even in the agricultural business telling you what to do with your farm, how to run it, making you change things without giving a thought to how that affects you personally. Although I can’t assure you that I’m… Read More »

Endorsing Bruce Elmore

Vote for Bruce Elmore for the State Rep position if you are interested in having someone who is well informed, hardworking and believes in financial accountability and not raising taxes. Bruce is very qualified and is a proponent for high quality, effective education. He was a mentor for students in math at Shelburne Community School… Read More »

Endorsing Suskin and Webster for Justice of Peace re-election

Seventeen Shelburne residents are on the November ballot for 15 Justice of the Peace seats. Justices of the Peace (JPs) serve on the Board of Civil Authority (BCA) to hear property tax appeals of other Shelburne residents, participate in oversight of town elections and serve on the Board of Abatement. JPs carry out these responsibilities in… Read More »

Bruce Elmore for Chittenden 5-2

For 5-2, we have a choice between a Democrat and an Independent. To me this is a choice between conforming to party line status quo or a chance for change with an independent voice. Since the status quo party line has brought only increased taxes and more taxes in the future combined with the white elephant… Read More »

Vote No on Spear St. Bond

On Nov. 8, we are being asked to support a bond to fund new water pipelines along Spear St. While I don’t disagree with the need for the new pipelines, I do disagree with the way it is being funded, particularly that the Kwiniaska developer, Snyder Custom Homes, won’t have to contribute its fair share… Read More »

Hands to Honduras-Tela corrections

Hands to Honduras-Tela corrections

Editor’s note: We regret that we had several inaccuracies in last week’s Hands to Honduras-Tela story. We asked Linda Gilbert, the director of the program, to help us set the story straight. Our apologies to Linda Gilbert and the organization. Glancing at The Citizen and Shelburne News on Thursday, I noticed a photo of the… Read More »

Joan Lenes for Comai-Brumsted

I am thrilled to cast my vote for Jessica Comai-Brumsted for the Vermont House of Representatives for Chittenden 5-2. I thought long and hard about whether or not I would seek reelection for this seat. Knowing Jessica is seeking that seat made my decision easy. I believe we, in this district and Vermonters in general,… Read More »

A vote for Jessica Brumsted

I want to share with the voters of Shelburne and St. George the Jessica Brumsted I know based on my experiences working for Senator Jim Jeffords. Jessica worked for Senator Jeffords as a district office manager for several years. Jessica brought enthusiasm, caring, and a determination to help people who needed it to her work… Read More »

Endorsing Jessica Comai-Brumsted

The residents of Shelburne and St. George District 5-2 have a very qualified candidate for the Vermont House in the person of Jessica Comai-Brumsted, who is seeking to replace retiring Representative Joan Lenes on Nov. 8. A graduate of the University of Vermont, Jessica has experience as a staffer for Senator Jim Jeffords, a government… Read More »

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