Mary Kehoe: Unopposed for three-year seat on Selectboard

Mary Kehoe: Unopposed for  three-year seat on Selectboard

Name: Mary Kehoe Age: 60 Occupation: Attorney Education: B.A. from Wesleyan University, Middletown Conn. and J.D. from Syracuse University Law School, Syracuse, N.Y. Married / Family: Married to Jeff Johnson (attorney at Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer in Burlington), three children (all adults) How long have you lived in Shelburne? Moved to Shelburne in 2013… Read More »

Text of Gov. Scott’s State of the State address — Jan. 4

Madame Speaker, Mr. President, Mr. Chief Justice, members of the General Assembly, distinguished guests and fellow Vermonters: Since 1778, Vermonters, elected by their neighbors and bound by a common oath, have gathered to open the legislative session. They left farms, families and businesses, traveled over rugged mountain gaps and winding valley roads, from every corner… Read More »

Sen. Sanders: Expand community health centers to tackle primary health-care crisis

Sen. Sanders: Expand community health centers to tackle primary health-care crisis

By Sen. Bernard Sanders The Trump-Ryan-McConnell “health care” bill currently being pushed by Republicans in Washington is one of the worst pieces of legislation to ever pass the U.S. House of Representatives in the modern history of our country. This legislation would throw 22 million Americans off of health insurance, cut Medicaid by almost $800… Read More »

Report from Montpelier

By RePs. Kate Webb and Jessica Brumsted The Legislature is currently on Town Meeting break, scheduled to reopen on March 14. Over the next two weeks, we will provide an update on a variety of topics under discussion in the State House. First up: addressing the Vermont State Budget. While we monitor potential cuts the… Read More »

Public Service Award, budget, fire, and school department updates featured at Town Meeting

Public Service Award, budget, fire, and school department updates featured at Town Meeting

Townspeople gathered at Shelburne Community School on Monday night for Town Meeting. The evening included three meetings within the gathering – Town, Fire Department, and School – and kicked off with the traditional community dinner and a brief Legislative Update. One of the highlights of the evening was the presentation of the first-ever Colleen Haag… Read More »

Incumbents win, new fire truck passe

Over 2,000 of the 6,197 voters—32.8%—turned out for Tuesday’s Town Meeting vote. After weeks of spirited campaigning, Colleen Parker defeated Don Stevens 1,111 to 828 to win another three-year Selectboard term and John Kerr defeated Doris Sage 1,079 to 841 for the two-year Selectboard term. Current Town Clerk Diana Vachon defeated Dorilee Gaudette Leblanc 1,251… Read More »

Candidates’ Forum draws big crowd

Candidates’ Forum draws big crowd

Approximately 100 people turned out last Thursday to listen to what the candidates had to say at the Candidates’ Forum sponsored by the town Republican and Democratic Committees and the Shelburne News. Tom Little moderated the 90-minute event. The forum was open to candidates who are running for contested seats. Voters will decide on March… Read More »

Report from Montpelier

Report from Montpelier

By Reps. Kate Webb and Jessica Brumsted On Jan. 4, we took our oath of office to serve in the Vermont House of Representatives, with Kate representing a little over half of Shelburne in Chittenden 5-1 and Jessica representing the remainder of Shelburne, as well as St George in Chittenden 5-2. This oath is significant… Read More »