Maplefields sparks worries as it seeks town permits

Plans to build a Maplefields gas station, restaurant and convenience store along Rt. 7 at Church Hill Road in Charlotte are moving through the permit process and drawing attention and concern from town residents. The project was scheduled to go before the Charlotte Zoning Board of Adjustment Wednesday night after The Citizen went to press.… Read More »

Fire destroys Hinesburg home; 5 pets perish

Fire destroys Hinesburg home; 5 pets perish

Braving near-zero temperatures, firefighters from seven communities battled a late morning fire in Hinesburg last Friday that destroyed an apartment and garage and killed five pets. According to a fire department statement, firefighters were called at 10:40 a.m. and as they were mobilizing, additional calls came in prompting dispatchers to contact more departments for help.… Read More »

Arrests made in ferry robbery

Arrests made  in ferry robbery

Two suspects were arrested Dec. 1 in connection with an armed robbery back in November 2016 at the Charlotte ferry dock. Richard West, 22, and Tiera Herron, 21, both of South Burlington, have been charged with assault and robbery. Police say a third suspect is still being sought. The assault and robbery happened Nov. 11,… Read More »