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How I voted and why With an $11,200,000 bond on the ballot for vote in March, a clarification of my public objection to it in our school board meeting last October is warranted. My vote was cast after careful consideration of Shelburne Community School (SCS) capital spending needs, priorities, how comparable communities manage their school… Read More »

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SCHIP thanks community for 10th year celebration As the new year begins, SCHIP wants to thank all who helped make our 10th anniversary year a celebration to remember. We started off the year with a great community dinner fundraiser that realized over $1,200 at the Hinesburgh Public House. Many people attended and enjoyed great food,… Read More »

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Admiration for safety departments noted There is an occasional bad apple on every apple tree, of course, but it appears we have none in our Public Safety departments. I want to report that I have great admiration and deep respect for the Shelburne Police Department and the Vermont State Police. They are competent, professional, and… Read More »

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Bright Light’s Project gets green light An activism project for the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School class Money, Energy and Power titled “Bright Light’s Project” is aimed at benefiting the Hinesburg community. The traffic light at the intersection of CVU Road/Shelburne Falls Road and Route 116 has been identified as a system that can… Read More »

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Thanks for clear roads Shelburne has the luck to have road and sidewalk crews that do their job excellently and then, we have businesses or people who clean their driveways and put their snow back onto the sidewalks. I walked the past two days from Davis Park to the Post Office on one day and… Read More »

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Thank you To the generous and anonymous woman and her son, who enjoyed lunch at Chef Leus’ House on Tuesday, Dec. 2, otherwise known as Giving Tuesday. Our bridge group was also enjoying lunch at Chef Leus’ and were surprised and grateful to be the recipients of a gift certificate delivered to us by the… Read More »

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Thanks for support, Shelburne I want to sincerely thank the people of Shelburne for your support in the recent election. Since my first election to the Senate six years ago, I’ve done my best to represent each Chittenden County community with the same enthusiasm and close attention as my own hometown. I will continue to… Read More »

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The race isn’t over yet The statewide election results are a clarion call that the people of Vermont are fed up with the direction in which the governor has been leading us. If there had not been a libertarian on the ballot, Scott Milne would have won the most votes. Until the legislature votes in… Read More »

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Public housing agencies crack down on lighting up I have lung disease and am a non-smoker. All of my life I have been exposed to second hand smoke. I have lived in two previous “smoke-free” properties and now am in my third public housing project that toots its horn about being “smoke-free.” I assumed that “smoke-free”… Read More »

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Vote for Senator Michael Sirotkin When Senator Michael Sirotkin was appointed to fill his late wife Sally Fox’s Senate seat we all knew he had very big shoes to fill, and he has done so truly admirably. While he brings energy and enthusiasm and a new perspective to the Senate, he also brings 30 years… Read More »