DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

At its July 6 meeting, the Development Review Board heard further testimony on the appeal by Champlain Housing Trust on the notice of violation issued regarding the operation of Harbor Place. Attorneys from both parties, as well as DRB members, questioned Dean Pierce, director of Planning and Zoning. Pierce testified that he met with Amy… Read More »

The Readers Write

Bay Road Railroad underpass This underpass was built long before many of us were born. The drivable width through this underpass has not changed. What has changed is…motor vehicles are much smaller. Typical parking lot/street spaces have gone from 10’x20’ to 8’x16’ as testimony. But most importantly, we continually find ways to sanction the motorist… Read More »

Community Bulletin Board

Alert: There have been multiple car break-ins over the last week in Shelburne, Williston, and South Burlington. Shelburne’s police chief reminds residents to always lock car doors and to not keep valuables in cars. 21st annual summer concert series hosted by Shelburne Farms on July 20: Join us for our third concert of the season… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Thursday: The Minecraft Club will meet at 6pm this Thursday and every Thursday night at the same time this month. Prior registration is required. Anyone 10 years old or older may participate but must have a Minecraft account. Snacks are provided. Knitting 4 Peace: The Knitting 4 Peace group will meet on Saturday, July 16… Read More »

Spiny water fleas spotted in Lake Champlain

Spiny water fleas spotted in Lake Champlain

Recent reports of spiny water fleas becoming snagged on fishing gear used on Lake Champlain have prompted officials from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and the Lake Champlain Basin Program to urge anglers and boaters to take appropriate steps to prevent the spread of this and other harmful aquatic invasive species. “Lake Champlain boat… Read More »

Parks and Rec News

There’s still time to register for Summer Camps! Don’t let your child miss out on the fun this summer! Basketball Camp, Field Hockey Camp, Horse Camp, Swim Lessons, GPS Soccer Camp, Young Rembrandts Workshop, Flip, Dance Cheer & Circus Camp or Off the Couch Camp! Details can be found on our website at http://shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation or… Read More »

Legislative update: Vermont makes progress on opioids

By Senator Michael Sirotkin, Chittenden County Last November, on a cold weekday night, I was truly moved by the more than 100 Richmond residents who attended a community meeting on the growing heroin problem in their town. They were both troubled and angry at the increase in related crime in Richmond and Chittenden County, while… Read More »

Development Review Board agenda

DRAFT AGENDA TOWN OF SHELBURNE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD Wednesday, July 20, 7:00pm Town Center Meeting Rm 1 (Agenda items subject to change prior to meeting date) 1.CALL TO ORDER (7:00) 2.PUBLIC COMMENT (7:05) Topics not otherwise included in agenda 3.APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10) June 29, 2016 (Special Meeting) July 6, 2016 4.DESIGN REVIEW APPLICATION(S) (7:15)… Read More »