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 »

Teddy Bear celebrates 35th anniversary with big bash

Teddy Bear celebrates 35th anniversary with big bash

by Heather McKim It started with a man with a cart on Church Street. Over the years, the company has transformed into a name synonymous with Shelburne. This June, Vermont Teddy Bear marks its 35th anniversary since those first bears were sold in Burlington. In 1981, John Sortino started with Bearcho, Buffy, Bearazar, and Fuzzy… Read More »

Fisher Brothers Farm: berries and big ideas

Fisher Brothers Farm: berries and big ideas

On the rolling fields of Spear Street, just north of the Kwiniaska golf course, on the east side of the road, sits a new, bright red barn, the hub of Fisher Brothers Farm. It’s surrounded by rows and rows of berries and other pick-able fruits, and it’s all there because of the hard work and… Read More »

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