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 »

Thoughts on traffic and the salt shed

I would like to expand on a letter that Ernie Goodrich wrote a couple weeks ago in regards to the expense of the railroad litigation. First of all I would like to add a few notes in regards to the Marsett Road speed and safety issues. I have lived on Marsett Road since 1966 when… Read More »

A vote for Bruce Elmore

It’s good to see Bruce Elmore running as an Independent to represent eastern Shelburne and St. George in the State House. Bruce Elmore is a retired business owner and longtime resident of Shelburne. He knows first-hand the meaning of financial accountability…something that has been sorely missing over the last six years in Montpelier both in… Read More »

Endorsement for Jessica Comai-Brumsted

As longtime residents of Shelburne, we would like to publicly endorse the candidacy of Jessica Comai-Brumsted for the Chittenden 5-2 House seat in the Vermont Legislature. We have known Jessica for many years and in a variety of roles. As a mother, she has been a steady, positive presence in school activities and parental support… Read More »

Brumsted for Chittenden 5-2

I write in support of Jessica Brumsted for Chittenden 5-2 State Representative. I met Jessica this summer and have had a chance to better understand her background, priorities and approach. Jessica’s extensive experience in government affairs and work with Senator Jeffords speaks to her ability to bring an independent-minded, collaborative and fresh approach to representing… Read More »

The Readers Write

Bay and Harbor Roads – part of County Bike Path Plans To all of you who own property or drive on Bay or Harbor Roads—the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission has decided they want to make these roads part of Chittenden County’s bike paths. The “Bay Road Mobility Study” is a cherry-picked project for the… Read More »

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