Tyrus Bergersen UVM student political correspondent Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton had a very close race in Iowa, closer than many in Washington could have predicted. Coming into the caucus, Sanders was polling only three points behind Clinton. When he announced his campaign, and for a good time leading up to it, Sanders was far… 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 »

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

In a four-page letter to the town of Shelburne, received prior to his requested executive session with the town, Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson explained his relationship with his family-owned rail company and with Shelburne where he resides. “Sadly, many statements have been made that are not true,” Wulfson wrote in the letter. “Even… Read More »

High-voltage transmission cables to be buried in Lake Champlain

High-voltage transmission cables to be buried in Lake Champlain

By Cameron Kovach, Vermont correspondent Last month, Vermont regulators approved a major power transmission project that could save Vermont electric ratepayers more than $245 million by 2029. The project, known as the New England Clean Power Link, will transmit hydroelectric power sourced in Canada to a converter station in Ludlow, where it will then be… Read More »

Archie’s Grill up and running

Archie’s Grill up and running

By Carol Casey, Shelburne correspondent Much to the delight of the Shelburne community, Archie’s Grill has reopened in a new location under different management. Former patrons will see familiar faces and menu items when they visit, as well as a different décor and new food and beverage choices. Tim Williams of Shelburne and Doug Nedde… Read More »

Shelburne Nursery School celebrates six decades of learning

Shelburne Nursery School celebrates six decades of learning

By Jorden Blucher, SNS parent volunteer Across from the Shelburne Parade Grounds, tucked beneath the old stone church, are five classrooms that make up the Shelburne Nursery School, a parent cooperative that has been preparing children for kindergarten for the last sixty years. Shelburne Nursery School is currently open for fall enrollment and is hosting… Read More »

Vermonters do their part for the refugee crisis in Greece

Vermonters do their part for the refugee crisis in Greece

An orange raft, an angry sea, a huddled group of frightened refugees. A toddler crying, a lifejacket full of straw, wet shoes. A 12-day-old baby, scores of pregnant women, men separated from their wives and children, a heart patient whose medicine has been thrown overboard by smugglers. Megan McIntosh Frenzen witnessed these stories and so… Read More »

What’s the story behind those buses?

What’s the story behind those buses?

I’m careening in my car toward the beach around the curve on Lake Road in Charlotte, singing along with Adele at the top of my lungs, because I actually secretly am Adele, when … Hold on. Wait. I read Front Porch Forum, and I know speeding isn’t welcome here in the town of Charlotte, so… Read More »

Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service

Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service

Students and faculty at Lake Champlain Waldorf School in Shelburne devoted Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to community service, paying respect to the man who once said that “life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” Students gathered together to watch the historical drama Selma and then had discussions about… Read More »