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 »

Town committees seek new members: Shelburne Natural Resources Committee, Planning Commission need volunteers

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Local residents, including high school students, interested in getting involved with town government have several opportunities with vacancies on the planning commission and the natural resources and conservation committee. The seven-member planning commission has two regular positions to fill as well as a non-voting spot for a student, typically a high schooler.… Read More »

Property taxes: Past, present, future

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Delinquent property taxpayers have been put on notice in Shelburne as town officials work to bring tax scofflaws into compliance. How? First by asking, then asking again, and ultimately looking at formal steps to collect what’s due. With the first payments of property taxes due Aug. 15 this week, the topic of… Read More »

Selectboard approves museum’s solar plans

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Shelburne Museum’s plans to build two solar arrays on its property this fall received a stamp of approval from the Shelburne Selectboard Tuesday when the board agreed to lend its support for the project in the state permitting process. The selectboard heard a presentation from museum director Tom Denenberg and representatives of… Read More »

Selectboard approves Shelburne solar deal

Selectboard approves Shelburne solar deal

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Long after the upstairs meeting room at the Shelburne town offices emptied out Tuesday night, three members of the selectboard without fanfare emerged from a closed-door session to cast a unanimous vote for a solar-power deal meant to last for the next 25 years. The board directed Town Manager Lee Krohn to… Read More »

Engineer says wastewater route for Snyder development is OK 

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent  An engineer hired by the town of Shelburne to review the wastewater plan for the Snyder Homes development on Spear Street has agreed that connecting through the Shelburne Heights neighborhood is viable, Town Manager Lee Krohn said Friday.  The Shelburne Selectboard held a special meeting on Friday, May 31, where it decided to hire a civil… 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 »

Shelburne settles traffic stop court case

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A traffic stop by Shelburne Police five years ago in Charlotte sparked a legal challenge that wound its way through state and federal courts, ending with a $3,000 settlement recently approved by the Shelburne Selectboard. After a discussion in executive session at its May 14 meeting, the selectboard directed Town Manager Lee… Read More »

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