Mom: Son is no threat

The mother of a Champlain Valley Union High School student said her son never made a threat to shoot up the school and is not a danger to others, even though police say they received two unrelated reports that he may be a risk. The mother said she was surprised when Hinesburg, Shelburne and state police showed… Read More »

Teens plead not guilty to assault, robbery charges

Three of the six teenagers who Shelburne police say were involved in a bungled drug deal that turned into an armed robbery, with one student shot with a pellet gun, have pleaded not guilty to charges of assault and robbery. An eight-page police affidavit outlines how one group of Champlain Valley Union High School students… Read More »

Police take seatbelt safety message to the big screen

Shelburne Police Lt. Allen Fortin said a 15-second public service announcement about the importance of fastening your seat belt will be running at the Essex Cinemas for six months. The Safe Highway Alcohol Reduction Program and the Vermont Governor’s Highway Safety Program announced the new educational program during a news conference at the Essex movie… Read More »

Police: Botched drug deal leads CVU students to court

A half dozen Champlain Valley Union High School students are facing criminal court after a bungled drug deal turned into an armed robbery, with one student shot with a pellet gun, Shelburne Police said. Francis “Frankie” Berard, 17; Kenneth Reynolds, 17; Keeygan Cardinal, 15; all of Shelburne and Lucas St. Cyr, 17, of Hinesburg, have been ordered… Read More »

Williston state police barracks gets new station commander

Williston state police barracks gets new station commander

A Vermont State Police trooper with more than 15 years’ experience has been named the new station commander for the barracks in Williston. Sgt. Robert J. Lucas also received a promotion to lieutenant, according to Col. Matthew Birmingham, director of the Vermont State Police. As station commander in Williston, Lucas is responsible for the uniformed… Read More »

Wake Robin resident indicted

A 70-year-old Wake Robin resident is due for arraignment in U.S. District Court on Friday on a felony charge that she possessed the poison ricin at the upscale retirement community in Shelburne. Betty Miller was named in a one-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury last Thursday, according to federal court records. The indictment… Read More »

UVM salutes first responders at center court

UVM salutes first responders at center court

As fall sports came to a close with championship games on Saturday, Champlain Valley Union High School basketball took to the court at UVM, proving that the winter sports season is right around the corner. CVU was front and center at the annual Vermont Basketball Coaches Association clinic over the weekend.  University of Vermont basketball… Read More »