Sexual harassment law goes into effect July 1

By Kelsey Neubauer An anti-sexual harassment bill that takes effect July 1 will improve statewide sexual harassment reporting, ban policies that make it difficult for survivors to report misconduct, and kick-start an education campaign to foster safer internal reporting by victims inside companies. The goal of the law, passed as H.707, is to ensure workers… Read More »

Shelburne political newcomer challenges Sen. Bernie Sanders

Shelburne political newcomer challenges Sen. Bernie Sanders

Folasade Adelola, a Shelburne resident, is challenging Sen. Bernie Sanders for his congressional seat this fall. Sanders is registered as an Independent and a Democrat for the Vermont primary election. Adelola, 55, describes herself and her stances on policy as a “Clinton Democrat.” “I will push (Sanders) on issues,” Adelola said. She does not agree… Read More »

Bristol teen sets sights on Vermont’s top office

Bristol teen sets sights on Vermont’s top office

By Caleigh Cross Ethan Sonneborn turned 14 on May 24. Last year, at age 13, the Bristol teenager announced his candidacy for governor of Vermont in the 2018 race. Now he’s competing with James Ehlers and Christine Hallquist for the Democratic nomination in the primary election Aug. 14, and he hopes to go on and… Read More »

State Notes

Senate rejects Gov. Scott’s labor board nominee The Vermont Senate has rejected the controversial nomination of a retired utility executive to the state Labor Relations Board. Senators on Saturday refused to confirm Gov. Phil Scott’s nomination of Karen O’Neill, whom the governor had named to serve as a “neutral” member on the six-member labor relations… Read More »

Election results Shelburne

Town Clerk, 3 years Diana K. Vachon 1,845 Selectboard, 1 of 2 years Chris A. Boyd 949 Jaime Heins 1,065 Selectboard, 3 years Mary Kehoe 1,754 Selectboard, 2 years Jerry Storey 1,692 CVSD School Director, 3 years Barbara Marden 1,743 Town Constable, 2 years Bob Lake 1,731 Town Moderator, 1 year Thomas A. Little 1,864… Read More »

Scenes from Town Meeting part 1

Scenes from Town Meeting part 1

Shelburne voters gathered Monday night at Shelburne Community School for the town’s 230th annual town meeting. Most business was decided at the polls, far right, on Tuesday. To see scenes from town meeting part 2 click here.  

Candidates talk issues and Shelburne’s future

See Selectboard candidates Chris Boyd and Jaime Heins’ surveys here. See Selectboard candidate Jerry Storey’s survey here. See Selectboard candidate Mary Kehoe’s survey here. At a Tuesday evening candidates’ forum, Shelburne’s ongoing litigation with Vermont Railway provided the sharpest difference between the two contenders for a seat on the Selectboard in the March 6 upcoming… Read More »

Town manager discusses town meeting vote on regional dispatch

by Joe Colangelo Article VII on the Town Meeting Warning asks voters to consider authorizing Shelburne’s ability to enter into an agreement for the formation of a union municipal district referred to as the Chittenden County Public Safety Authority for the purpose of providing regional emergency dispatch. This “Agreement” is equivalent to a municipal charter… Read More »

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