Shipwrecks of Shelburne Bay: uncovering mysteries

Shipwrecks of Shelburne Bay: uncovering mysteries

By Lauren Milideo On a recent June morning on a beach near Shelburne Shipyard, boats bobbed on a sparkling Lake Champlain. A group of people with a shared interest in this shipyard’s vessels assembled at the water’s edge. The tools of their trade were laid here and there: cameras, notepaper, pens, and most importantly, scuba… Read More »

DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

At its July 6 meeting, the Development Review Board heard further testimony on the appeal by Champlain Housing Trust on the notice of violation issued regarding the operation of Harbor Place. Attorneys from both parties, as well as DRB members, questioned Dean Pierce, director of Planning and Zoning. Pierce testified that he met with Amy… Read More »

Philo Ridge Farm hosts Farm to Ballet

Philo Ridge Farm hosts Farm to Ballet

Once again, Farm to Ballet ushers in another season, using grass in place of a wooden stage. The yearly dance program kicks off July 16 at Charlotte’s Philo Ridge Farm, the first of seven statewide performances. The dancers have rehearsed for months and will be accompanied by a string sextet playing Vivaldi. With the mission… Read More »

Bliss is Coach of the Year

Bliss is Coach of the Year

For as long as he can remember, Scott Bliss has been a sports fanatic. The Champlain Valley Union High School coach brings that enthusiasm to his work with the cross country team, and that recently won him recognition as the Burlington Free Press’s Coach of the Year. Bliss’ experience in coaching started early. He went… Read More »

Vermont Railways wins in court

Vermont Railways wins in court

The US District Court handed down a decision in the Vermont Railway vs. Shelburne case last week, finding that federal law permits Vermont Railway to continue development of its rail facility in Shelburne. The railway is moving forward with its plans to build a transmodal facility on its 32-acre site next to the LaPlatte River.… Read More »

Colleen Haag retiring

After almost thirty-four years of serving the residents of the Town of Shelburne as your town clerk, it is time for me to move on. I honestly hate to leave but I told myself long ago that if I ever reached the point where I did not feel that I could serve the people who… Read More »

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