New town manager, new ethics ordinance

By MADELINE HUGHES Tuesday’s relatively short but significant Shelburne Selectboard meeting started a new chapter in the town. The three board members at the meeting – Vice Chair Jaime Heins, Dr. Josh Dein and Mary Kehoe –  unanimously approved the town’s new conflict of interest ordinance and publicly ratified newly-hired Town Manager Lee Krohn’s three-year… Read More »

CVU football coach resigns

By LAUREN READ Champlain Valley Union Head Football Coach Mike Williams has resigned after four years with the program. According to the Burlington Free Press, which broke the news on Tuesday, Williams said he “couldn’t change the culture” around the sport and decided to step away. “I have the utmost respect for Mike Williams as… Read More »

CVU volleyball players earn all-star status

CVU volleyball players earn all-star status

By LAUREN READ The Vermont Youth Volleyball Association recently celebrated the best in high school volleyball naming players to all-star teams and Champlain Valley Union was well-represented. The Redhawk boys, who captured their third straight Division I title this fall, landed players on both the first and second teams. Alden Randall, Baker Angstman, Devin Rogers,… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

16 medical calls 11 directed patrols 9 miscellaneous complaints 4 burglary alarm 2 false fire alarms 1 loose dog 1 building secured Nov. 3 12:44 a.m. At a traffic stop on Shelburne Road, police charged Dustin L. Wood, 28 of Shelburne, with Driving Under the Influence. He was cited to appear in court Nov. 29.… Read More »

Nominations for 2019 small business awards

The Small Business Administration Vermont District Office is accepting nominations for its 2019 Small Business Awards. Previous Vermont winners include Ben and Jerry’s, Switchback Brewing Company and Mamava, the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year winner. Since 1963, the SBA has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their… Read More »

Vermont Electric Coop marks fifth straight year with no rate increase

Vermont Electric Coop marks fifth straight year with no rate increase

STAFF REPORT Vermont Electric Coop will not seek a rate increase in January, marking the fifth consecutive year that the utility’s rates have remained flat, according to a recent company announcement. “It’s taken a great deal of creativity, negotiation, and careful budgeting and everyone has pitched in,” said Chief Financial Officer Michael Bursell. “That’s the… Read More »