Working on it: Ice nearly perfect

Working on it: Ice nearly perfect

The temperamental winter weather of late hasn’t done much good for the Charlotte public ice skating rink, but Recreation Commission Chair Bill Fraser-Harris is optimistic that upcoming chilly temperatures will set a good foundation for some solid skating over the days and weeks to come. The skating rink, located west of Charlotte Central School on… 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 »

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 »

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 »

UPDATED: Wake Robin resident held on federal poison charge; Facility limits public comments

By Mike Donoghue and Lisa Scagliotti A 70-year-old Wake Robin resident made her first appearance in federal court Friday after her arrest for making the deadly poison ricin at her home and attempting to give it to her neighbors at the upscale retirement center in Shelburne. Betty Miller is charged with possession of an unregistered… Read More »

FBI investigating discovery of ricin at Wake Robin in Shelburne

By Lisa Scagliotti and Chea Waters Evans State and federal authorities Wednesday were investigating an incident involving possible exposure to the toxic poison ricin at the Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne. First responders were called to the center Tuesday morning to investigate a report of possible exposure to a toxic substance. According to a… Read More »

Hannaford store in limbo after court ruling

Plans to build a Hannaford’s grocery store in Hinesburg remain unclear despite a recent ruling in the case by the Vermont Supreme Court. Opponents hailed the decision that, in part, rejected a town zoning permit for the project. But the high court’s action also affirmed part of the case, and directed the lower state Environmental… Read More »