Railway development concerns

Recently, I have listened to the links to the last two Shelburne Select board meetings regarding the Vermont Rail System’s proposed facility. I understand how the preemption issue complicates the issue of this rail project, but while Vermont Rail had its success with preemption of Act 250 back in 2005, my understanding is that if… Read More »

Vermont Rail System pushback

We are under attack. If Vermont Rail System is not stopped from making an unload and distribution station in our village, we will lose all that makes Shelburne special and unique. We will become an industrial by-product. It angers me that we must suffer as a town and community for the profit of railroad and… Read More »

In support of Dein

As a twenty-year resident of Shelburne, I am writing in support of Josh Dein for the open three year Selectboard position. I have known Josh for some time. His experience, ability to listen and balance differing ideas and opinions, work collaboratively to solve problems and commitment to a sound economic future for the town while… Read More »

Flying Pig book drive

Our sincere thanks to The Flying Pig Bookstore in Shelburne for hosting a book drive over the holiday season to benefit the children served by the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). We at CLiF are extremely grateful to the thoughtful patrons who donated a total of 65 brand-new, high-quality children’s books to the drive. These books… Read More »

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Steven Antinozzi, known as Rocco to his Shelburne neighbors, came upon an obstacle course of sorts on his way to work Jan. 26. Vermont Rail System blocked access to travel and parking with cement blocks on Railroad Lane in Shelburne in response to a notice of zoning violation sent to them last week by Town… Read More »

Dein runs for selectboard

I would like to announce that I am running for a seat on the Shelburne Selectboard. As a wildlife veterinarian who worked for the US Department of the Interior for over 30 years, I understand how governance with public input works. Conversations with friends and neighbors have convinced me that there are issues facing the… Read More »

Wild Rose Circle and town budget matters

The budget was the primary focus at the Dec. 22 meeting of the Selectboard. Two other significant matters were brought up during the period for citizen participation. Several residents of Wild Rose Circle were on hand to speak regarding the Development Review Board’s decision regarding Collette’s U-Haul business. The matter is currently under litigation, so… Read More »

A round of applause for Be a Santa for a Senior 2015

On behalf of the staff at Home Instead Senior Care, I would like to thank everyone who helped with this year’s very successful Be a Santa for a Senior program. With support from generous shoppers, area businesses, and various nonprofit companies we were able to deliver over 1,350 gifts to 700 Vermont seniors. We also… Read More »

Many thanks from the Shelburne Food Shelf

I am writing to thank the town and people of Shelburne for the incredible support they have given to the Shelburne Food Shelf over the past year. The town graciously ceded some additional space for food storage which will make it much easier to have the food on hand that the people we serve depend… Read More »

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