Bay Road’s tunnel continues to vex

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Bay Road’s low and narrow railroad overpass continues to vex both motorists and town officials who spent time at their Oct. 29 meeting revisiting the question of how traffic navigates the tight tunnel. The problem spot has been studied and reviewed with the most recent decision in 2017 to put stop signs… Read More »

Residents urged to check furnaces, vents

Shelburne Town Manager Lee Krohn this week reiterated a seasonal safety message from the fire department with an added caution prompted by a tragic fire in North Hero last weekend. “At this change of seasons, as we begin to button up our homes for winter, we recently advised having chimneys cleaned and furnaces tuned up… Read More »

The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour

There is nothing like an autumn sunset from the top of Mt. Philo. Shelburne Town Manager and photographer Lee Krohn captured multiple shots of the sunset over Lake Champlain on Friday, Oct. 11.

Live burn offers valuable fire training

Live burn offers valuable fire training

LEE KAHRS Shelburne News Firefighters from Shelburne and Charlotte were able to practice fighting the real thing during a live training burn of the former Waldorf School on Ferry Road in Charlotte last week. Shelburne firefighter Lee Krohn said that the departments spent the past month in flame/heat/smoke conditions with thermal imaging cameras, search and… Read More »

From 4 to 48 units: CLS Holdings project plan grows; residents express concerns over traffic, wildlife

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The Shelburne Development Review Board recently got its first look at expanded plans to construct 12 buildings with a total of 48 housing units near the new Rice Lumber development along Route 7 north of Shelburne village. The new proposal by CLS Holdings replaces initial plans for just four single-family homes along… Read More »

Selectboard looks to tweak agreement with Healthy Living

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The Shelburne Selectboard has tapped two board members who are lawyers, and the town manager, to renegotiate the details of the agreement with Healthy Living Market intended to lead to a new fire and rescue station. On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the selectboard convened an abbreviated meeting with just this item for discussion,… Read More »

Moo-ving on up

Moo-ving on up

The cow was exhausted by the time Fire and Rescue got on the scene. “I can understand why because I got stuck in it,” said volunteer firefighter and Shelburne Town Manager Lee Krohn. After struggling to get the cow out, Lieutenant Dwight Mazur of the Shelburne Fire Department suggested using a hose to pull the… Read More »

Neighbor files court appeal of Shelburne Green permit: Fiddlehead expansion hinges on permit approval

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A recent permit approval for Shelburne Green business park to expand Fiddlehead Brewing Co.’s facility has been challenged with an appeal filed by a homeowner in the adjacent neighborhood. The appeal dated Aug. 30 was filed with the Vermont Superior Court Environmental Division by Nancy C. Hinsdale and her son, Clark Hinsdale… Read More »

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