Hinesburg man dies when car hits tree on 116

An early morning car crash Wednesday on Vermont 116 that killed a 23-year-old Hinesburg man. Christian Maglaris was dead at the scene when emergency responders arrived after being called at 3:14 a.m., Shelburne Police said. Also responding were Shelburne Fire and Rescue, Hinesburg Fire and First Response and Williston Police. The single-vehicle crash happened on… Read More »

Kayaker still missing off Shelburne Point

Kayaker still missing off Shelburne Point

A New Jersey man is still missing after officials say his kayak overturned in Lake Champlain Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard, Vermont State Police, and Shelburne and Charlotte rescue crews worked around the clock Monday evening into Tuesday after someone reported seeing a man holding onto his overturned kayak. Officials believe that Eric Plett, 41,… Read More »

Four do’s and don’ts for fireworks

See list of fireworks, July 4 events, page 12 Professionals and amateurs alike are going to be igniting fireworks in the coming week. Here are a few tips: There are two types of fireworks – consumer and commercial. Fireworks for sale in stores such as Roman candles, skyrockets and sparklers are classified as consumer fireworks.… Read More »

Hinesburg man dies in Route 116 crash Wednesday

STAFF REPORT Shelburne Police are investigating an early morning car crash Wednesday on Vermont 116 that killed a 23-year-old Hinesburg man. Christian Maglaris was dead at the scene when emergency responders arrived after being called at 3:14 a.m., Shelburne Police said. Also responding were Shelburne Fire and Rescue, Hinesburg Fire and First Response and Williston… Read More »

Shelburne Farms workers fall ill after ingesting marijuana-laced candy

Two employees of Shelburne Farms were treated at a Burlington hospital after they unsuspectedly ate marijuana-laced chocolates left behind by guests, according to Shelburne Police. Police and rescue responded to the Inn at Shelburne Farms about 10:22 a.m. last Wednesday after a report that an employee had become ill and was lying in the parking lot, Officer… Read More »

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 »