Thank you, Sen. Thomas Chittenden, for sharing your goals and inviting feedback of numerical and 21st century style infrastructure growth for a Vermont of more people and lower taxes.

I want to respond to the recent article in the Shelburne News regarding the size of the police force in Shelburne and the complex issues that currently confront the department.

On the front page of the Shelburne News on Nov. 24, 2021, two headlines appear side by side: “Public seeks equity” and “Shelburne woman wins equestrian title.”

I was thinking that if the guest perspective by Walt Amses was written in 2018 it could easily have been the reverse: “Republicans try to govern while Democrats wage culture war.”

Thank you to the Shelburne News for the article on the temperance and Prohibition talk given by Susan Evans McClure. It was a fascinating talk.

We are writing regarding the Vermont constitutional amendment, Proposal 5, which is on the agenda to be passed by 2022.

On behalf of the Friends of the Pierson Library, I wish to extend heartfelt thanks to all who helped make this weekend’s book sale a huge success.

Shelburne’s original lotting map of 1876 is now fully restored, framed and hanging in the town clerk’s office.

When I first witnessed images of terrified bobcats, foxes and other wildlife with metal jaws crushing their limbs while humans stood smugly smiling over them, I didn’t know what I was looking at. I thought that it was illegal activity or maybe something from another country.

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Among the 46 states welcoming refugees, Vermont has received approval to welcome 100 Afghans to our communities through USCRI Vermont Afghan Placement and Assistance program.


My name is Addie Lentzner and I am a high school advocate working around the issue of homelessness in Vermont.

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