Driving along the rebuilt Falls Road a week ago, I was puzzled by the pairs of freshly painted white lines on the shoulders. Each shoulder has one straight line 10 feet from the center of the road and a second line meandering drunkenly in and out beyond that. Bike lanes came to my mind, but… Read More »
Putting Shelburne’s best foot forward: Selectboard retreat eyes pedestrian safety, town plan goals and changes to dog park
LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Pedestrian safety and ideas for “a walkable, bikeable Shelburne” took center stage early this week when the Shelburne Selectboard met for its annual retreat. A public meeting with an agenda, this annual exercise is intentionally somewhat informal, and the board opted to gather away from its usual municipal offices meeting space. It… Read More »
The winter shutdown is over and the contractor is ready to complete the sewer line construction this spring. Construction will begin Thursday May 9, from Mt. Philo Road toward Bacon Drive. This section of Falls Road will be open to local traffic only between the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Traffic will be diverted… Read More »
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 »
Falls Road hamlet seeks historic nod: Area once home to Ira Allen would be recorded in national registry
By MADELINE HUGHES Falls Road resident Tom Tompkins grew up finding pieces of history around his house: a 1923 calendar page, a religious book from the 1800s, and an early 1900s school book. Tompkins has lived in the home at 969 Falls Road since his parents bought the place in the 1960s. He even found… Read More »
Falls Road construction continues, and the road will be opened for night traffic starting Friday, tentatively, said Chris Robinson Shelburne water quality superintendent. The road will remain closed during the day from 7 a.m to 5 p.m.