The Readers Write

Vote for Act 46 Next Tuesday, June 7th, we have an important special election. For the many advantages of Act 46 to be realized, we need to approve a change in our school structure and governance. From a supervisory union made up of five separate districts, Shelburne’s school would become part of a single, unified… Read More »

The Readers Write

Town manager addresses Vermont Railway case First of all, I want to recognize the overwhelming community support shown for the actions of the Town since this project became public in early January. Second, Chairman von Stange deserves special praise for his leadership and volunteer time commitment throughout this ordeal. Third, Claudine Safar was outstanding representing Shelburne… Read More »

Sirotkin running for reelection

Dear Fellow Chittenden County Resident, I am pleased to announce I will be running for re-election to the Vermont Senate in the upcoming election. Serving as a Chittenden County Senator continues to be a true honor. After my many  years of advocacy for progressive and populist causes, I trust I  was able to successfully continue… Read More »

Veteran’s Monument Committee gives thanks

Thank you! The Shelburne Veteran’s Monument Committee would like to publicly thank Menard & Son’s of South Burlington and R&J Trucking of Shelburne for their generous in-kind donations in excavation and boring for a water line to the Veteran’s Monument. Your act of kindness is very much appreciated. We also want to thank Joe Colangelo,… Read More »

Brumstead announcing candidacy

To the Editor: I am announcing today that I will seek the Democratic nomination for the Vermont House of Representatives seat in the Chittenden 5-2 District, the eastern section of Shelburne and the town of St. George. I am running for the seat occupied the past 10 years by Rep. Joan Lenes-D, who has announced… Read More »

The town that roared

Thank you to the scores of people who came to Sunday’s march and rally to halt Vermont Rail System’s proposed massive rail and trucking operation on the banks of the LaPlatte River. It was inspiring to see so many people (despite the rain) from Shelburne, Charlotte, and all over Chittenden County–so many students and so… Read More »

Protest of traveling animal circus acts

We are writing on behalf of Green Mountain Animal Defenders to express our disappointment that the CV Expo has once again made a decision to bring a traveling animal act to Essex Junction. Sadly, camels, zebras, elephants, big cats, bears, primates, and other wild animals who are used in many circuses must often endure inhumane… Read More »

Vermont United stands for responsible railways

On behalf of so many concerned Shelburnites, the Vermont United working group would like to thank Kate Webb and Joan Lenes. The citizens of Shelburne are most fortunate to have you both engaged in and understanding of the critical issues we are facing regarding Vermont Rail System’s proposed transfer and storage rail yard. We also… Read More »

Ingram for State Senate

I’d like to announce my candidacy as a Democrat for State Senate from Chittenden County. I’m currently serving my fifth year on the Williston Selectboard, after five years on the Williston Planning Commission. I think of myself as a public servant, not a politician, because that was the way I was brought up – my father… Read More »

Thank you from Ron Bouchard

Dear Shelburne residents, It has been a pleasure and an honor to serve the citizens of our town as a member of the Planning Commission for the last seven years. I have been extremely fortunate to serve with such a dedicated group of individuals who I truly believe always had the best interests of the… Read More »

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