Teen dies in one-car crash in Williston

UPDATED with details from police Friday afternoon. A 16-year-old Williston boy died at UVM Medical Center from injuries in a one-car crash Thursday in Williston, according to the Williston Police Department. Solomon Jenkins, age 16, of Williston was trapped in a vehicle after a crash on River Cove Road in Williston just before 2 p.m.… Read More »

Hinesburg, Charlotte crews combine safety and fun at weekend events

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Fire, rescue and police departments in Hinesburg and Charlotte are busy preparing for upcoming public safety community events this weekend and next where local residents can meet first responders, check out equipment, get some safety tips and enjoy refreshments. The free events are especially kid-friendly too. This weekend is Hinesburg’s Public Safety… Read More »

Vermont voters make history, pick incumbents

Vermont voters make history, pick incumbents

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Vermont made political history Tuesday by choosing Christine Hallquist as the Democratic nominee for governor. She now looks to unseat Republican Gov. Phil Scott in November. Hallquist, a Hyde Park resident and former CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative, is the first transgender candidate in the nation to win a major party nomination… Read More »

Shelburne Cadet Ouimet Vermont’s Youth Firefighter of the Year

Shelburne Cadet Ouimet Vermont’s Youth Firefighter of the Year

Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department member Lauryn Ouimet was honored last weekend with the annual Captain Charles Taylor Youth Firefighter of the Year award from the Vermont State Firefighter’s Association at its yearly banquet. The award recognizes a firefighter under the age of 18 who shows outstanding commitment to the fire service and the community. The Shelburne… Read More »

Man found, arrested in Shelburne after officials say he threatened state workers

By Lisa Scagliotti, Shelburne News and Alan J. Keyes, VTDigger.org Shelburne Police have arrested a man wanted after making threats to state employees in Williston and Burlington, prompting heightened security at state offices in those locations today. Police arrested Malachi Buswell, 34, around 11 a.m., according to Officer Bob Lake. Lake said Buswell was previously… Read More »

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