The Shelburne News article about the Shelburne Shipyard designation as an historic site deserves clarification on a couple of points. There are several types of historic district designations and the terminology can be very confusing.

We are writing in reference to an April 14th article, “District hires new diversity director.” The reporter could have announced the hire of the highly qualified Dr. Liliana Rodriguez and all that she brings to this long-awaited position. 

Thank you, Shelburne News, for writing about the importance of historical societies and the efforts of local communities to encourage younger citizens to be interested in their town’s history.

A deer hunter has made me aware of a situation he encountered during the 2020 hunting season. He came upon two hunters, one older, the other perhaps a son, who had killed a mother bear and one of her three cubs.

A small group of moms from Shelburne Community School are organizing a virtual silent auction to support our local Heath family.

The Shelburne Shipyard, birthplace of the “Ticonderoga” and other lake steamships built in the 1800s, was placed on the State Register of Historic Places in 1980.

I hope everyone saw the picture of Matthew Ireland in the Shelburne News this past week.

The deer was beautiful. I first saw it out of the corner of my eye as we were both heading south on Spear Street on that heavily wooded section just south of Kwiniaska golf course.


There was an article today in the Shelburne News about parents demanding that schools are opened.

I have hesitated to wade into the recurring issue of the Bay Road underpass, but given renewed questions and concerns, feel compelled to do so.

A heartfelt thank you community members and voters, for continued support of the Champlain Valley School District’s students and schools. The CVSD fiscal year 2022 budget passed overwhelmingly.

I greatly appreciate the opportunity to walk the excellent trails adjacent to the Shelburne Bay Fishing Access and those at Shelburne Farms.

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The Rotary Club of Charlotte Shelburne and Hinesburg wants to express appreciation for the good work of the front-line workers in the towns of Charlotte, Shelburne and Hinesburg.

An important man in our community passed away in late January.

I’d like to extend a brief thank you to the community as I conclude my selectboard service and welcome two new selectboard members, Luce Hillman and Cate Cross.

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