Demolition underway at Hinesburg property

Demolition underway at Hinesburg property

Hinesburg-based Clark Excavating began court-ordered demolition of 477 Gilman Road last week and continued working at the site into this week. The demolition comes years after neighbors began complaining to the town of vermin running loose – particularly rats –  and trash, vehicles and other items piling up on the property. Four abandoned vehicles, a… Read More »

CVU girls tennis claims singles, doubles titles

CVU girls tennis claims singles, doubles titles

A stunning run of successes continued in the individual state tennis tournament for the Champlain Valley Union girls team. Stephanie Joseph captured her second straight individual state crown and Kendall Blanck and Renee Dauerman swept their way to the doubles championships at the Burlington Tennis Club. Blanck and Dauerman won the first title for the… Read More »

Hinesburg to raze problem house

The Hinesburg Selectboard has taken key steps to move forward with demolishing the home on Gilman Road that has posed serious health hazards in the past three years. Assistant Town Manager Joy Grossman told the board Monday evening that work to tear down the structures at 477 Gilman Road is scheduled for next week. At… Read More »

Officer, EMT faces charge of soliciting prostitution

A veteran rescue squad member and part-time police officer in central Vermont is facing charges of soliciting prostitution and obstruction of justice in Shelburne, officials said Monday. Lynn Doney, 57, who also is a Northfield Selectboard member, is due in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington for arraignment today on the two criminal charges, Shelburne police said. Shelburne police… Read More »

Charlotte students beam questions to space

Charlotte students beam questions to space

The Charlotte Central School multi-purpose room, the site of decades of school plays, middle school dances, and first-grade gym classes, was transformed into a portal to the galaxy as students videoconferenced with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Last week, as part of NASA’s ISS Educational Downlink program, 175 middle school students plus teachers, school… Read More »

Shelburne Police assist in two homicide cases

Shelburne Police assist in two homicide cases

Two people wanted in connection with a bizarre Franklin County homicide were arrested after leaving a Shelburne Road motel early Tuesday, officials said. Shelburne police played a role in the capture during a week when they and other area law enforcement officers have been on alert with two homicide cases under investigation. Since last Thursday,… Read More »

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