Residents vote down $11.2M SCS facilities bond

Residents vote down $11.2M SCS facilities bond

By Sadie Williams The Shelburne Community School (SCS) gymnasium boasted a mediocre turnout on Monday night’s Town Meeting, which ran until just before 11pm. Roughly 150 citizens appeared for the debriefing of the next day’s voting issues and to vote on Article II, Selectboard stipends and Article III, the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Ordinance.… Read More »

The Readers Write

CVU Turf Field Bond explained I have been following the vigorous discussions regarding the upcoming March ballot, and would like to remind voters of the CVU articles they will also be considering.  The CVU board is asking for your support for the budget, which is down year to year (1.9 percent) with a net education… Read More »

SCS board discusses bond and Snelling Park

During the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board’s regular Feb. 17 meeting, a handful of community members voiced their support for the $11.2 million bond. The article is slated to be voted on by Australian ballot at Town Meeting, March 3. Eric Brunvand, a teacher on Holden House, kicked off the public comment portion of the… Read More »

Grants to help Vermont lakes, rivers, habitat available now

The 2015 Vermont Watershed Grants Program is now accepting applications for funding projects that help Vermonters protect, restore, and enjoy the state’s watersheds. The applications are due no later than Friday, Nov. 21. “Watershed grants are available to municipalities, local or regional governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and water-related citizen groups,” said Rick Hopkins of the… Read More »

Selectboard welcomes DRB to recent meeting

By Heather McKim At its three-hour meeting on May 13, the Shelburne Selectboard sat down with the Development Review Board (DRB) after addressing study findings on economic development. Doug Kennedy of Doug Kennedy Advisors, a consultant on the project, presented the Village Economic and Planning Study, which indicated there is a market for more development.… Read More »

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