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 »

Shelburne has 79 percent voter turnout

By Heather McKim and Boston Neary Shelburne’s voters came out strong for Tuesday’s election with a 79 percent voter turnout. Out of the 4,874 votes cast, 2,578 were absentee ballots. The number of absentee ballots cast this year more than doubled the 969 absentee votes cast in the 2014 midterm election. Voting results for Shelburne:… Read More »

Shelburne election overview

In this presidential election year, voters in Shelburne will also be voting for U.S. senator, U.S. representative, governor, lieutenant governor, state treasurer, secretary of state, auditor of accounts, attorney general, and state senator. Shelburne voters will join others in the Champlain Water District to vote on three articles. Article I: An amount not to exceed… Read More »

Meet the Candidates – Jessica Comai Brumsted

Meet the Candidates – Jessica Comai Brumsted

Q Will you vote for or against any proposal to increase the income, sales and use, and rooms and meals tax rates? I believe that it is the duty of state government to bring forward a balanced budget every year. There are many difficult decisions as our elected officials prioritize the needs of Vermont’s citizens… Read More »

Democratic candidate meet-and-greet

The Shelburne Town Democratic Committee invites all residents to a meet-and-greet with state Democratic candidates on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at Shelburne Vineyard. Gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter and Lt. Governor candidate David Zuckerman, along with several Chittenden County candidates for the state Senate and House, will present their views and answer questions about issues important to… Read More »