Pedestrian safety group chooses winning contest suggestion

To the Editor: At Shelburne Day in August, the Village Pedestrian Safety Group sponsored a contest looking for creative ideas for making Shelburne more walkable, bikeable and/or more pedestrian safe and friendly. Six people entered, some with multiple ideas. Each idea was considered separately. The winner was chosen at our September meeting based on originality,… Read More »

Gov. Douglas: Don Turner is a true public servant

To the Editor: As a former state representative, secretary of state, state treasurer and governor, I’ve worked with many elected officials in Vermont. High among them is Rep. Don Turner, R-Milton, – a true public servant by any standard. I first met Don when I was filling a vacancy for state representative from Milton. I… Read More »

Thanks for supporting Richmond auction

To the Editor: On behalf of the Community Senior Center of Bolton, Richmond and Huntington I’d like to thank your readers and The Citizen and Shelburne News for your coverage of the Sept. 19-20 Harold V. Walsh art exhibit and benefit auction. We met several people from Hinesburg and Shelburne in particular who mentioned the… Read More »

Bay Road underpass still vexing motorists

To the Editor: I’m writing about the Bay Road stop sign area, which I travel through daily. Some town residents may remember that the pilot program of drivers taking turns to go under the railroad bridge ended some 23 months ago in November 2016. (Many, if not most, drivers have no idea!) Since that time, I communicated… Read More »

A morning jog shows that crosswalks work

To the Editor: I’m writing in response to Ernie Goodrich’s letter from last week about the crosswalks in the Falls Road area. As I was jogging around my “loop” this morning that includes four of the village crosswalks – the one that crosses Falls Road by Church Street, the one at the end of Falls… Read More »

Clarifications on pedestrian safety improvements

To the Editor: The Village Pedestrian Safety Group would like to respond to a recent letter to the Shelburne News regarding our efforts to reduce vehicular speed and enhance safe pedestrian movement in the village.  It was suggested that the results of our advocacy, (resulting in such things as the installation of crosswalks and reduced… Read More »