Sen. Ingram charged with DUI after crash

Sen. Ingram charged with DUI after crash

State Sen. Deborah Ingram, D-Chittenden, says she is admitting fault for driving drunk and crashing her car in Williston last Thursday. “I accept full responsibility for the consequences of my actions,” Ingram said in a prepared statement issued through her attorney on Friday, the day after her arrest. Veteran defense lawyer Edward “Ted” Kenney said “it… Read More »

Railway asks federal court to block new ordinance

Vermont Railway Inc. is asking a federal judge in Burlington to block the Shelburne town government from enforcing a new ordinance approved last month for regulating storage, handling and distribution of hazardous substances. “The town hurriedly passed two new municipal ordinances” on Aug. 8 and now wants to effectively prohibit the railroad from storing road… Read More »

Local police help search for impaired drivers

Local police help search  for impaired drivers

Police covering Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg say they plan to have officers looking for impaired, distracted and speeding drivers as Vermonters head into the long Labor Day weekend. Shelburne Deputy Police Chief Aaron Noble said drivers impaired from alcohol and drug use are a primary concern. “We are going to be out there.  We will… Read More »