149 acres of Barr Farm preserved

149 acres of Barr Farm preserved

In the days after World War II, Richmond Barr decided to pursue his dream of becoming a farmer. A friend told him of a farm available for $8,900 in Shelburne. It was along a road so narrow that, in order for two cars to pass each other, one car would have to move over into… Read More »

Community Bulletin Board

The Bay Road Underpass is one lane as of June 1. Do you have thoughts about it? If so, fill out a brief survey at www.shelburnevt.org. Fall Soccer registration deadline is June 2: Register now for Fall youth soccer open to children entering grades 1-8 in the fall. School Governance Merger Vote June 7: Polls open… Read More »

Shelburne Selectboard update

A training with the town attorney regarding the relationship between the town manager and Selectboard, an update on the evidentiary hearing Vermont Railways v. Town of Shelburne, a presentation on Act 46, and a review of the initial draft of fiscal year 2017’s wastewater budget were key items on the agenda at the May 24… Read More »

Bay Road underpass pilot project begins

Bay Road underpass pilot project begins

The Town of Shelburne and the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) are currently conducting a pilot program at the Bay Road underpass. The stop signs positioned at either end of the underpass are designed to create a single-lane alternating flow of traffic which is addressing the safety concerns for motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists who… Read More »

Fire departments quell brush fire on Bostwick Road

Fire departments quell brush fire on Bostwick Road

Fire departments from Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg, as well as Shelburne police responded on the evening of May 12 to a brush fire on the train tracks off Bostwick Road in Shelburne. Fire trucks, UTVs, and pickup trucks were dispatched to put out flames that the Shelburne Fire Department said were most likely caused by… Read More »

Munroe Brook flow restoration plan taking shape

“Without question, it’s going to be a challenge. We have to come up with a plan to do these improvements over the next 16 years,” Town Manager Joe Colangelo said. The work facing Shelburne over that 16-year time frame will be to address the impaired Munroe Brook. A three-year study on the matter was just… Read More »