Tax appeal by Lakeview man denied

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The Shelburne Board of Civil Authority has denied a property tax appeal by a Lakeview Mobile Home Park man who challenged how taxes have been calculated now that the park is owned by the residents’ cooperative. “The appellant did not present compelling evidence to justify the BCA altering the total value for… Read More »

Appeals court rules ordinance does not apply to salt facility

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Once again, federal laws that exempt railroad development from local review and control have protected Vermont Railway Inc.’s Shelburne salt facility from local regulation. In a decision issued late last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City ruled that a Shelburne ordinance enacted in… Read More »

Shelburne mobile home park goes co-op

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Shelburne’s Lakeview Mobile Home Park went co-op in February. The 7.39-acre mobile home park, which sits along the west side of Shelburne Road at Penny Lane, contains 64 homes owned by 54 people. Lakeview Cooperative, Inc. bought the property from Lake Champlain Transportation Company for $1.84 million on Feb. 22.… Read More »

Shelburne voters ask chiefs about new fire and rescue station: Good turnout for first of many public information meetings on proposed Shelburne Road project

Shelburne voters ask chiefs about new fire and rescue station: Good turnout for first of many public information meetings on proposed Shelburne Road project

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Shelburne voters are being asked to enter into a purchase agreement to potentially buy 2.3 acres of land at the intersection of Route 7 and Longmeadow Drive. With voter approval, the land would be the site for a new combined fire and rescue station. On Monday night, residents gathered at… Read More »