Shelburne Police Log

32 traffic violations 11 medical calls 10 miscellaneous complaints 7 burglar alarms 3 false fire alarms 2 dogs reunited with owners Aug. 11 10:13 a.m. Police checked on a report of a woman walking in the middle of Shelburne Road south of Bostwick Road. Police found her to be OK and not walking in the… Read More »

Falls Road sewerline work rumbles on

STAFF REPORT The new sewer main has been installed on Falls Road from Route 7 to Church Street. Town officials said that contractors next will work from Church Street back toward Route 7 to tie in the individual sewer laterals. Night work in this area is expected to continue for approximately two weeks.  The project is replacing… 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 »

Early voting has begun

STAFF REPORT Town clerks across Vermont are mailing out absentee ballots and voters are casting votes at town halls as early voting has begun for the November general election. Shelburne Town Clerk Diana Vachon said Monday that her office had issued 409 early ballots already, both by mail and to those voting in her office.… Read More »

St. George woman pleads guilty to stealing Social Security checks

By MIKE DONOGHUE A former Merchants Bank vice president has pleaded guilty to stealing $93,345 by continuing to cash her mother’s Social Security checks for five years after she died. Carol Philbin, 66, of St. George admitted in U.S. District Court in Burlington Friday that she made false statements to a federal agency so she could… 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 »

Go fish: High school anglers hooked on new sport

Go fish: High school anglers hooked on new sport

By LAUREN READ The championship season is starting early for Champlain Valley Union. The brand-new bass fishing team will represent the Redhawks in Saturday’s first-ever Vermont bass fishing state tournament, looking to earn some early fall-season glory. The tournament will take place at Apple Bay Marina in South Hero from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Read More »