In support of Shelburne Community School bonds

As a grandparent of two children currently enrolled at Shelburne Community School (and a Shelburne taxpayer), I want to express my strong support of the upcoming school bonds. I pick up the kids three days a week and have had an opportunity to spend a good deal of time inside the school buildings at various… Read More »

Cash the dog is alive and well

Cash the dog is alive and well In a letter to the editor written by Jennifer Henley of Canton, Ohio, in the Sept. 17 edition of Shelburne News, Cpl. Aaron Noble was named as the officer Henley talked to about alleged animal abuse at Shelburne Campground. In fact, Noble was not on duty that day.… Read More »

Town manager investigates animal cruelty allegations

Dear Editor, I’m responding to the letter to the editor published in last week’s Shelburne News regarding possible animal abuse at Shelburne Campground and Shelburne Police Department’s response. As a result of that letter I investigated the incident. First of all, the officer mentioned in the letter was not on duty that day and therefore… Read More »

Trapping season starts in October

  Vermonters are hearing a lot about wildlife conservation these days, but often traditional conservation ideology isn’t in the best interest of our wildlife in general. It’s no doubt that Vermonters care deeply about wildlife; however, if we want better protections for our wildlife, then we must become more engaged. Did you know that when… Read More »

Readers Write

Special appreciation for completion of the Shelburne veterans’ memorial Dear editor, Thank you to the Shelburne Veterans’ Memorial Committee for all of your hard work and dedication that have made the Shelburne veterans’ memorial such a success. The memorial is beautiful and every aspect of it was perfectly designed and built with great thought and… Read More »

The Readers Write

Vermont’s new climate agreements will boost our battle against climate disruption When Vermonters see a problem, we work to fix it. That is why earlier this year Vermont signed onto two historic climate agreements which will strengthen our state’s resolve to combat carbon pollution and transition to a new clean energy economy. In April, Governor… Read More »

The Readers Write

Pensions and fossil fuel Recently there has been a push for the Vermont Treasurer and the Vermont Pension Investment Committee (VPIC) to divest itself of its fossil fuel holdings. While I believe most Vermonters support our state’s move away from its dependence on such fuel sources and embrace a clean energy portfolio, divestiture is not… Read More »

In response to zero tolerance

I too share in the tragic loss of the three cyclists killed on Vermont roads in the past few months and agree with laws of sharing of the road by both cars and bikes needing to be reviewed. Obviously there are some specific ones that are often not followed by motorists, texting, phone use and… Read More »

Horseback riding safety

I live in Shelburne Orchards off Orchard Rd. I have been horseback riding for over 30 years. In the last few years the traffic on Bostwick Road and Orchard Road has increased tenfold. Last year I was almost hit by a car on Orchard Road. They were going too fast rounding the corner by our driveway,… Read More »

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