Redhawks Recap: May 8, 2014

By Sheri Duff Baseball on winning streak Champlain Valley scored eight runs in the first inning to cruise past South Burlington 15-0 in five innings on Friday at home. During the Strike Out Cancer game rescheduled from Thursday, Sam Mikell went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Will Potter went 2-for-3 with three RBIs to lead CVU. Deagan… Read More »

Good luck with explanation

This is a response to Chris Kapsalis who wrote a letter to the editor in the April 17 issue of the Shelburne News expressing his displeasure that Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb never explained their rationale when voting on residential property tax issues. Apparently Chris does not know anything about the democratic mind: the… Read More »

Cell tower concerns

Just a few comments in response to Representative Lenes’ “Report From Montpelier” update in last week’s Shelburne News. For those who have not been following this issue very closely, there is a bill (“S.220”) making its way through the Legislature that will likely undermine the town’s ability to have a voice in future cell tower… Read More »

“E” is for elephants, not extinction

As an elephant activist living in Shelburne, I invite everyone to join me in ending the ivory trade in this country in order to protect a critical species from extinction. Approximately 100 elephants are slaughtered each day for their tusks. That’s one elephant every 15 minutes! Conservation experts around the globe have stated, unequivocally, that if the tide… Read More »