Mysterious rumblings in the night wake Shelburne residents

By Cameron Kovach This year’s unseasonably warm winter weather mixed with waves of bitterly cold air has brought a rare and often frightening natural phenomenon back to Vermont—Cryoseisms. A cryoseism, or frost quake, occurs after a sudden deep freezing of the ground, when the pressure created from water expanding into ice abruptly causes stress fractures… Read More »

VT Rail to move part of Burlington operations to Shelburne

VT Rail to move part of Burlington operations to Shelburne

Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson, along with his lawyer, spoke to the Selectboard last night to announce the purchase of land west of Harbour Industries on Shelburne Road where salt, lumber and tanker storage will begin in the spring. He was invited to speak by Town Manager Joe Colangelo. The visit was purely out… Read More »

Oasis Hotstone Spa target of police probe

The Oasis Hotstone Spa in Shelburne recently re-opened its doors after a criminal probe by local and county law enforcement officials that has now expanded to include the U.S. attorney’s Office. Last November, the company shut its doors after the Shelburne Police and investigators from the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations arrived with warrants in… Read More »

Students praised by governor for refugee outreach efforts

Students praised by governor for refugee outreach efforts

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin praised two South Burlington High School students today for their efforts in helping Syrian refugees stay warm this winter. Students Lena Ginawi and Kiran Waqar were featured on Vermont Public Radio for their efforts to collect fleece blankets and warm clothing for those affected by the violence in Syria. Both are… Read More »

Tis’ the season for Shelburne’s annual shopping, tree lighting, carol singing and Santa stroll

Tis’ the season for Shelburne’s annual shopping, tree lighting, carol singing and Santa stroll

This Shelburne holiday evening stroll is the perfect opportunity to shop Shelburne and take part in other activities in town. On Friday, Shelburne will officially kick off the holiday season with the Holiday Stroll. The event will offer up family-friendly fun in the village and will feature caroling, tree lighting, photos with Santa, refreshments, sales… Read More »

Another 41 bricks

A look at the activities and successes of the Veterans Monument Committee, consideration of reappraisal options, the Peddlers Ordinance and a quick update on the Form-Based Code Ordinance were some of the items on the agenda before the Selectboard at its Nov. 24 meeting. Chair Sam Feitelberg gave an update on the Veterans Monument Committee,… Read More »