Hannaford store in limbo after court ruling

Plans to build a Hannaford’s grocery store in Hinesburg remain unclear despite a recent ruling in the case by the Vermont Supreme Court. Opponents hailed the decision that, in part, rejected a town zoning permit for the project. But the high court’s action also affirmed part of the case, and directed the lower state Environmental… Read More »

Fire destroys Hinesburg barn, kills several piglets

Fire destroys Hinesburg barn, kills several piglets

Last Wednesday morning, fire destroyed a large tool shed and storage barn and killed several piglets on the Charlotte-Hinesburg Road. Firefighters and emergency services from four communities responded to the blaze at 6:05 a.m., according to the Hinesburg Fire Department. The structure was located at 2594 Charlotte Rd. While en route, Hinesburg units were updated… Read More »

Family questions suicide ruling

Family questions suicide ruling

The investigation into the shooting death of a 24-year-old St. George woman is officially closed, but her family members say they will pick up where police detectives left off. They plan an inquiry of their own to seek answers to questions they believe are unresolved. Pamela Price, 24, died July 4 at her home in St. George… Read More »

Secretary Moore, Chittenden Senators to hold forum on water issues Tuesday in Shelburne

Chittenden County’s six-member delegation to the Vermont Senate visits Shelburne Tuesday at a special public forum to discuss water quality and water issues facing the region and Vermont. Sen. Chris Pearson, P/D, said the group plans several meetings this fall around the county to meet with constituents on a variety of issues. Joining the conversation… Read More »

On deck for their Oath of Allegiance

On deck for their Oath of Allegiance

Hailing from 15 nations, they boarded the Ticonderoga Monday under blazing late-summer sunshine for a solemn but festive ceremony with about 100 friends, family and onlookers. They left an hour later as newly minted United States citizens. U.S. District Judge William K. Sessions III presided over the 20th naturalization ceremony held aboard Shelburne Museum’s iconic… Read More »

Maplefields proposed for busy U.S. 7 intersection

The Charlotte Planning Commission tonight will begin its review of plans for a Maplefields convenience store and gas station proposed for the southeast corner of the busy U.S. 7 intersection with Ferry Road and Church Hill Road. The application by R. L. Vallee, Inc., of St. Albans, would create the company’s 48th store with locations… Read More »

State police seek help from public in recent car theft and car break-in on Mt. Philo Road in Charlotte

State police seek help from public in recent car theft and car break-in on Mt. Philo Road in Charlotte

Vermont State Police are investigating multiple thefts in a neighborhood along Mt. Philo Road in Charlotte where one car is missing and another had items stolen from it. Police also have released security-camera photos from several retail stores in Bennington that show a person of interest in the case and they are asking for the… Read More »

Veteran Vermont journalist Michael Donoghue wins national award

Veteran Vermont journalist, journalism educator, and free-press advocate Michael Donoghue has been chosen as one of three recipients of a national honor from the Journalism Education Association. Donoghue will be recognized as a “Friend of Scholastic Journalism” at an awards ceremony Nov. 18 at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Dallas. Having covered virtually every… Read More »