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 »

First salt shed completed, controversy continues

First salt shed completed, controversy continues

Vermont Railway opened the first of its two 40,000-ton salt sheds to the public last Friday. The controversial project is on track to be fully operational for the winter season, depending on the outcome of the temporary restraining motion that the town filed in U.S. District Court against Vermont Railway last month, claiming that the… Read More »

The Readers Write

Transload facility and traffic on Falls and Marsett Roads I would like to express my concerns with two issues involving the Town of Shelburne. I am a lifelong town resident and I am having a hard time understanding where the Town is coming from on two issues. First, the new Shelburne Transload Facility has generated… Read More »

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