Kunin’s legacy

Kunin’s legacy

The Vermont Natural Resources Council presented the Arthur Gibb Award for Individual Leadership to former governor of Vermont Madeleine Kunin Sept. 12 at Shelburne Farms. During her tenure as governor (1985-1991), Kunin established the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, founded the Commission on Vermont’s Future and mentored countless environmental leaders. “We can thank Gov. Kunin… 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 Selectboard candidates talk issues

Shelburne Selectboard candidates talk issues

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Over a dozen Shelburne residents asked questions that focused on debt, construction, economic development and the railroad to two selectboard candidates Tuesday night. Residents wrote questions on cards that incumbent Town Moderator Tom Little asked of the candidates. Incumbent Jaime Heins is running for the two-year seat he currently holds.… Read More »