Shelburne Selectboard looks ahead to 2020 spending items: Beaver policy, form-based zoning, sewer hook-ups discussed

UPDATE: Town officials have approved of Pizzagalli Properties as the development company that Healthy Living Market and Cafe has chosen to work on the proposed fire-rescue station and grocery store project at the corner of Route 7 and Longmeadow Drive. The choice was made public in an updated purchase and sale agreement signed Thursday by… Read More »

Deceiving the beavers: Device to thwart beavers installed in Munroe Brook culvert on Webster Road

Deceiving the beavers: Device to thwart beavers installed in Munroe Brook culvert on Webster Road

MADELINE CLARK and LISA SCAGLIOTTI  Leave it to beaver and you’ll end up with a mess. That’s why a Beaver Deceiver was installed near a culvert along the Munroe Brook on Webster Road last Friday, Aug. 23. The Shelburne Selectboard, residents and a Vermont-based nonprofit are hoping it’ll do the trick to humanely deter beavers… Read More »

Don’t leave it to beaver: Selectboard agrees to try pilot deterrent project

Don’t leave it to beaver: Selectboard agrees to try pilot deterrent project

CULLEN PARADIS Community News Service Beaver activity along Webster Road has prompted Shelburne town officials to take the first steps toward considering how it handles wildlife situations with the hope of using non-lethal tactics to deal with nuisance animals. The Shelburne Selectboard Tuesday agreed to a pilot project with a local animal rights group and… 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 »