Town not able to work deal for Railroad parking lot

Town not able to work deal for Railroad parking lot

After more than a year of trying to sort things out regarding the Railroad parking lot, there will be no lease between the State of Vermont and the Town due to Vermont Railway choosing to exercise their right to rescind the offer. However, a deal has been struck that allows the Shelburne Craft School to… Read More »

Tractor-trailer gets stuck under Bay Road underpass

Tractor-trailer gets stuck under Bay Road underpass

Brandon Hill was driving his U.S. Express Enterprise tractor-trailer south on Shelburne Road on Saturday evening at about 7pm when, according to a Shelburne police report, he missed the business he was looking for and decided to head down Bay Road and loop back to U.S. Route 7. However, Hill missed several signs that warned… Read More »

MILESTONES

  Margaret Ottinger, 56, died peacefully, as she had lived, with husband Matt of 28 years by her side in their home in Shelburne on Monday, March 13. Her children Harvey (21) and Lila (17) were Margaret’s greatest joy in life. She loved watching both of them grow and succeed in life. Diagnosed with brain… Read More »

Town looks to take over railroad parking lot

Town looks to take over railroad parking lot

Things are moving toward an agreement for the Town to take over the lease on the railroad parking lot. The Town determined a need for this course of action about 13 months ago when the lot had been blocked off by Vermont Railway. The railway’s action at that time was allegedly in retaliation for receiving… Read More »

Intermodal facility noise creating ruckus in Shelburne

Intermodal facility noise creating ruckus in Shelburne

Noise from the Vermont Railway intermodal facility has become a focus of conversation, even making its way onto a recent Selectboard agenda. “I have received a noticeable uptick in emails and phone calls from people expressing concerns about noises coming from the intermodal facility,” Town Manager Joe Colangelo said. In a letter addressed to Colangelo… Read More »

Dein’s future on Selectboard to be determined

Dein’s future on Selectboard to be determined

The Town of Shelburne is preparing for a special Selectboard meeting on Friday, Feb. 3 at 7pm to consider the removal of board member Josh Dein. The move comes after nearly a year of an alleged pattern of concerning behaviors from Dein, both during Selectboard meetings and in other personal and written interactions with his… Read More »

Selectboard moves to remove Josh Dein from board

A breach of fiduciary duties to the Town of Shelburne. That is at the heart of a call for the removal of Selectboard member Josh Dein presented at the board’s Jan. 24 meeting. The move was made by the Board after nearly a year of alleged concerning behaviors on the part of Dein. The decision… Read More »

2016: A year of many changes in Shelburne

2016: A year of many changes in Shelburne

The Reckless Rail Rally in May had several hundred supporters walk down Harbor Road protesting Vermont Railway’s proposed salt shed. By October, the first salt shed was built near the LaPlatte River, and it is now operational. After serving 34 years, Colleen Haag stepped down as Town Clerk. Over 500 friends, family, coworkers, and dignitaries… Read More »

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