CVU walkout rescheduled for Friday

UPDATE: The student walkout at CVU has been rescheduled to 10 a.m. Friday, according to students and school officials.  Across the country on Wednesday, students participated in mid-morning walkouts to protest school shootings and raise awareness of the need to make changes to gun laws. At 10 a.m., students left their schools, congregated outside, and… Read More »

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 »

CVU Girls head to semifinals

CVU Girls head to semifinals

UPDATE: CVU girls handily got past North Country Wednesday night 49-29, meaning they have a spot at center court Sunday at 2 p.m. for the D-1 girls basketball championship. It’s the 8th straight final for CVU, as they defend their title against St. J. at UVM’s Patrick Gym. A third-quarter rally pushed No. 2 Champlain… Read More »

Police search CVU student’s home; no threat found

Police search CVU student’s home; no threat found

By Mike Donoghue Police raided the Shelburne home of a 15-year-old Champlain Valley Union High School student today after police say they received two unrelated tips from other students about a possible school shooting. The search found nothing to indicate any immediate means to carry out any threat at CVU, said Hinesburg Community Police Chief… Read More »

Maplefields application withdrawn

The engineering firm representing R.L. Vallee Inc. in the design of a Maplefields store and gas station proposed for Charlotte has withdrawn the company’s permit application. In a letter to zoning officials last week, David Marshall of the South Burlington firm Civil Engineering Associates Inc., explained that a recent meeting with Vermont Agency of Transportation… Read More »

Thoughts and prayers? No. Do something.

EDITORIAL A pox on the politicians who have allowed American schools to become charnel houses, on the lobbyists who have turned the Second Amendment into a perverted religion, on the leaders who offer “thoughts and prayers” and do absolutely nothing to prevent the next school shooting. In 2012, when 20 children ages 6 and 7,… Read More »

Maplefields development application withdrawn over traffic concerns

By MARK KOBZIK An engineering firm representing R.L. Vallee Inc. in the design of a proposed new Maplefields in Charlotte has told the town Zoning Board to withdraw the project’s permit application. In a letter to zoning officials Thursday, David Marshall of the South Burlington firm Civil Engineering Associates Inc., explained that a recent meeting… Read More »

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