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Milestones

Milestones

Weddings Houghton-Morris Jennifer Houghton and Travis Morris were united in marriage at the Inn at Shelburne Farms on Oct. 12, 2014. The couple had a desire to be wed in Shelburne where Jennifer grew up. Travis is the son of Tom Morris, Port Charlotte, Fla., and Judy Smith of Hollywood, Fla. Jennifer is the daughter… Read More »

Gov. Shumlin announces new drug treatment center at press conference in Bennington

Gov. Shumlin announces new drug treatment center at press conference in Bennington

Earlier today Gov. Peter Shumlin announced a collaborative program between United Counseling Service (UCS) and Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) which will offer treatment for individuals with addicted to opiates. Shumlin was joined by by Sen. Dick Sears, Bennington health care and law enforcement officials, State’s Attorney Erica Marthage and others at the Bennington Police… Read More »

Safety Spot

Safety Spot

By Jim Buell, 2nd Asst. Chief Shelburne Fire Dept. Dear mom and dad, Today the fire department came and visited us at school. It was a lot of fun talking with them and hearing their message on safety tips that can help our family out. Ask me what I learned. For those of us in… Read More »

Milestones

Milestones

Weddings Findlay-Chioffi Benjamin Chioffi of Shelburne and Joanna Findlay of Essex Junction were united in marriage on June 21, 2014 in a beautiful garden ceremony at the Catamount Country Club in Williston. Ben is the son of Carol Smith of Shelburne and Gregory Chioffi of South Burlington. Joanna is the daughter of Lois and George… Read More »

Selectboard rolls through agenda items

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard heard the first of two public hearings regarding the unregulated proliferation of telecommunications towers and facilities during their Sept. 9 meeting. It also offered Board members preliminary reviews of the fiscal year 2014 Capital Improvement Plan and Shelburne General Fund Budget Report. Town Manager Joe Colangelo gave updates on… Read More »

Selectboard tackles issues at late summer meeting

By Heather McKim At the Aug. 12 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, member Toni Supple gave an update on conversations she had with experts regarding cyanobacteria, frequently referred to as “blue-green algae,” in the towns’ water. “Happy to report we probably have some of the cleanest water in the country,” Supple said. Supple added that… Read More »

The Readers Write

Vote for Ed Cafferty Aug. 26 I hope that you will support my friend, Ed Cafferty, in the primary election on Aug. 26. Ed is a Democratic Candidate for Sheriff of Chittenden County. Chittenden County residents need a strong leader as Sheriff. They need a leader who will take on today’s challenges and actively work… Read More »

Selectboard addresses natural resources, budget changes

By Heather McKim At the June 24 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, Police Officer Chris Morrell and police dog Buck were recognized for their service to the town of Shelburne. Morrell and his canine partner are retiring from the force. State Representatives to Montpelier Joan Lenes and Kate Webb were present at Tuesday night’s meeting… Read More »