Great project, wrong location

Great project, wrong location

“This board is willing to work with Vermont Railway to find an alternative site,” Shelburne Selectboard Chair Gary von Stange said, addressing the crowd as the board’s Feb. 9 meeting came to a close. The statement was an echo of the desire that had been expressed by many throughout the course of the evening. Shelburne… Read More »

Report from Montpelier

by Rep. Kate Webb Members of our community write to me frequently to express opinions, highlight concerns or ask questions related to upcoming legislation and issues of interest. A few themes that have come forward are 1) legislative involvement regarding the salt shed transfer station; 2) provider tax for dentists and independent doctors; 3) marijuana… Read More »

Wulfson proclaims story begins Tuesday

Wulfson proclaims story begins Tuesday

Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson declared his story about the new railway transfer station slated for Shelburne Village will begin on Tuesday. Responding to a Jan. 27 Shelburne News interview request, Wulfson wrote in an email just after the start of the Super Bowl on Sunday, “Our story begins on Tuesday. Hopefully you guys… Read More »

Town approves solution for railroad crossing easements

Town approves solution for railroad crossing easements

The Selectboard approved a policy for laying out new town highway rights-of-way at railroad crossings on Champlain Drive and Pine Haven Shores Road. This was a significant step forward for homeowners on those two streets in their journey toward having official easements to their properties. Management intern for the town of Shelburne Ann Janda said… Read More »

Selectboard considers multiple issues during regular meeting

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard’s Feb. 10 meeting started early so members could go into executive session to consider possible litigation. Once the public portion of the meeting got underway, members faced a number of agenda items, including a public hearing for proposed amendments to zoning regulations and a discussion with State Representatives Joan… Read More »

Town Public Safety Log — March 25 to March 31

Saturday, March 25 04:15 Suspicious BIRCH RD, Shelburne Caller reported outside water faucet running. Shelburne Police was dispatched. The officer determined the water was left on by a contractor. The water was turned off and the property owner was notified. 09:33 Medical Call WAKE ROBIN DR; WAKE ROBIN, Shelburne Caller reported a medical emergency. Shelburne… Read More »

Focus on the facts — Roger Preis

I was very disappointed by the last Selectboard meeting given the cries from the community for greater civility on the board.  There are major issues being personalized and politicized which will forever change the face of Shelburne. I was most concerned that unless the full board agrees otherwise, only one Board member should interact directly… Read More »