Shelburne Museum, Higher Ground respond to concert sound concerns — Thomas Denenberg and Alex Crothers

We understand that a number of neighbors commented on the sound levels at the July 12 My Morning Jacket concert at Shelburne Museum. While the decibel readings recorded that night stayed well within the limits and industry standards at the concert, we know that sound can be affected by wind, temperature, and humidity, causing it… Read More »

Open letter to the Town of Shelburne — Dave Connery

We would like to extend a heartfelt and sincere thank you to Joe Colangelo, the Select Board, Claudine Safar, our Town’s lawyer, and especially Gary von Stange, who went above and beyond, for their collective efforts to obtain compliance from Vermont Rail Systems to Vermont’s municipal land use regulations. While we are extremely disappointed that the… Read More »

Sharing our Shelburne history — Rosalyn Graham

Many thanks to two members of the Shelburne Historical Society for their research, writing, and photography that brought the mystery of the band that once played here to the attention of readers of the Shelburne News last week. Odale Cress of the SHS public relations committee wrote the story and SHS President Dorothea Penar took… Read More »

The readers write — Gini Mickey

Dear Editor, I write as the executive director of the Community of Vermont Elders (COVE), an organization that has represented older Vermonters’ interests on the state level for more than three decades. Given the economic realities of today, many older Vermonters struggle to live lives with dignity and respect in which their basic needs are… Read More »

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