CSWD new cost to you

$5.46. That’s about how much the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) would charge your household if you were to bring all the recyclables you generate in an entire year to our Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Williston, once the July 1 fee increase goes into effect. The MRF is where we process recyclables that trash… Read More »

Thanks for support on Memorial Day 2015

I wish to thank all those who made the Memorial Day Ceremony, 25 May 2015, such a tremendous success. This was only accomplished by the outstanding support provided by those involved in the planning process from its beginning several months ago to the final conduct of the ceremony. And, I wish to express my sincere… Read More »

The Readers Write: Concerns over Harbor Place

On April 28 a group of about 20 residents from Hullcrest/Hedgerow and surrounding neighborhoods in Shelburne attended a Selectboard meeting. After discussion with neighbors, I agreed to speak on behalf many of them. Below are my comments. The reason I am [writing this] is to express my concerns about safety and quality of life issues… Read More »

Op-Ed: Universal Recycling, an Opportunity for Vermont

Op-Ed: Universal Recycling, an Opportunity for Vermont

by Deb Markowitz, Secretary, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources As I’ve been traveling around the State talking with Vermonters about the new Universal Recycling Law, I have met many impressive individuals on the front lines of implementation.  Trevor Mance, founder of TAM Waste Management, is one example.  Trevor got his start in the solid waste… Read More »

The Readers Write

Happy Birthday Zach This would’ve been our happy refrain on the 14th of this month, had our son and brother Zachary not left us two Decembers ago. In honor of Zach’s birthday, the Wells family would like to let you know that the Zachary James Wells Dedicated Fund has been established at Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in… Read More »

Op Ed: Making Progress in Montpelier

Op Ed: Making Progress in Montpelier

By Governor Peter Shumlin As we head into the second half of this year’s Legislation session, it’s a good time to evaluate the progress that has been made in the two months since the session began. In January, I laid out a number of priorities to keep Vermont moving forward that included cleaning up Lake… Read More »

The Readers Write

Support carbon pollution tax I am a lifelong lover of our planet earth. The fabric of all life calls for committed and responsible care. Respected experts agree that CO2 is a major factor in climate change. Recent analysis commissioned by VPIRG (Vermont Public Interest Research Group) shows that financial proceeds from a carbon pollution tax on… 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 »

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 »

The Readers Write

Corrections to last week’s letters to the editor As a member of the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Facilities Committee, I would like to correct some inaccuracies stated in letters to the editor in the Shelburne News last week, Feb. 12. In separate letters, writers indicated that roof and window replacement for SCS were estimated at $2… Read More »

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