Charlotte US 7 reconstruction update

Charlotte US 7 reconstruction update

Project Location: US 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles to the Ferry Road intersection. Project completion is scheduled for 2018. Speed limit: The posted speed limit throughout the project is 40 mph. Please reduce speed, use caution and watch for slowing and/or stopped traffic when driving through the project. Week of […]

Legislative update: Vermont makes progress on opioids

By Senator Michael Sirotkin, Chittenden County Last November, on a cold weekday night, I was truly moved by the more than 100 Richmond residents who attended a community meeting on the growing heroin problem in their town. They were both troubled and angry at the increase in related crime in Richmond and Chittenden County, while […]

Report from Montpelier

By Tim Ashe I want to report on a few areas where ideas originating from constituent calls and e-mails passed into law in 2016. I’ve been contacted by many young Vermonters with a similar story. They graduate college, land a job, sow their oats, realize they want to plant roots and buy a home, then […]

Shipwrecks of Shelburne Bay: uncovering mysteries

Shipwrecks of Shelburne Bay: uncovering mysteries

By Lauren Milideo On a recent June morning on a beach near Shelburne Shipyard, boats bobbed on a sparkling Lake Champlain. A group of people with a shared interest in this shipyard’s vessels assembled at the water’s edge. The tools of their trade were laid here and there: cameras, notepaper, pens, and most importantly, scuba […]

The readers write

Support for Michael Sirotkin I am writing in support ofSenator Michael Sirotkin’s campaign for re-election. Senator Michael Sirotkin has earned a well-deserved reputation of taking on powerful interests and fighting for the underdog. Over the course of his 30 years as an advocate for consumer groups at the state house, he has successfully spearheaded affirmative […]

Charlotte public safety log

As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department Saturday, July 9, 2015 – Friday, July 15, 2015 Saturday, July 9 11:11 Rescue Call POPPLE DUNGEON RD, Charlotte 911 Caller reported being stuck in elevator.  Charlotte Fire and Rescue were dispatched. The individual was removed and no injuries reported. 13:37 Medical Assist MOUNT PHILO RD, Ferrisburgh Charlotte […]

Harry Potter midnight release party July 30

Harry Potter midnight release party July 30

It’s been nine long years since the last Harry Potter book, and now, on Harry Potter’s birthday, a new installment will be released. On July 31, the official eighth part of the story, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” will fly out of bookstores across the globe. Unlike the previous versions, this book is in […]

To Save the World one House at a Time

To Save the World one House at a Time

By Jan Demers It took all I had not to turn and inch my way back down the ladder. The attic was small, low-ceilinged, and was quickly approaching 120 degrees.  My outfit consisted of a Tyvek suit tied at the ankles with foot coverings, gloves, mask and a headlamp. Heather and Kevin of CVOEO Weatherization […]

Milestones

Milestones

John Neville Farmer Professor John Neville Farmer died gently July 10, 2016 at Wake Robin Retirement Community, Shelburne, VT. He is survived by his wife Margaret (McQuarrie). They were married for 63 years. John was born to English parents on June 19, 1929 in Simla, India. His parents were Sydney John Farmer (S. J.) and […]

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