Residents still wary of new sewer plan

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Residents from the Shelburne Heights neighborhood along Spear Street returned to the selectboard Tuesday, continuing to push back against a development plan to connect to their neighborhood’s sewer lines. More than a dozen residents turned out for the discussion of additional analysis of the design for the Snyder Homes 90-plus unit residential… Read More »

Residents question sewer connection plan

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent About two dozen residents of a Spear Street neighborhood converged on the Shelburne Selectboard Tuesday evening to question imminent plans to connect a new larger development onto the town sewer system. Residents of Shelburne Heights, situated on the west side of Spear Street north of Kwiniaska Golf Club, presented town officials with… Read More »

Big-ticket decision ahead on wastewater

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Town officials have an important decision to make soon regarding how Shelburne handles its wastewater into the future. At its meeting Tuesday night, the selectboard got a refresher from Water Quality Superintendent Chris Robinson on the options and potential costs of each. The discussion comes as South Burlington is beginning to plan… Read More »

Road Closure

Construction will begin the week of May 6 on Falls Road from Mt. Philo towards Bacon Drive. This section of Falls Road will be closed – local traffic only – between the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Traffic will be diverted to Bacon Drive. This closure is expected to last for approximately two… Read More »

Rural landowners frustrated with new zoning regulations

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The Shelburne Planning Commission recently heard from rural landowners frustrated with new land-use rules that they say could restrict their ability to manage, live on, and even make a living from their property. At its regular meeting last week, the commission listened to comments from Becky Castle, co-owner of Fisher Brothers Farm… Read More »

Piece of wood causes wastewater overflow

A piece of lumber was to blame for a wastewater overflow reported in Shelburne last week. Town Water Quality Superintendent Chris Robinson said Monday that a 2 x 4 was lodged inside a pipe on Shelburne Road the morning of March 15. The blockage caused wastewater to overflow through a manhole cover along Shelburne Road… Read More »