Five-vehicle pileup stops traffic on Greenbush Road

By CHEA WATERS EVANS Vermont State Police are investigating a five-vehicle crash involving a farm tractor on Greenbush Road in Charlotte last week. Last Thursday, Jodi Palmer, 41, of Charlotte, was driving north on Greenbush Road near the Lake Road intersection when, according to Vermont State Police spokesman Adam Silverman, she hit a John Deere… Read More »

Hinesburg farmer appeals for stolen items to be returned

A Hinesburg farmer last week reported to police that valuable tools were stolen from a shed on his property on Gilman Road. Anthony Hamilton reported an Echo chainsaw and what he described as a commercial-grade Husqvarna weed wacker missing on Sept. 12. Hamilton’s farm where he grows organic vegetables and raises ducks and geese is… Read More »

Teen dies in one-car crash in Williston

UPDATED with details from police Friday afternoon. A 16-year-old Williston boy died at UVM Medical Center from injuries in a one-car crash Thursday in Williston, according to the Williston Police Department. Solomon Jenkins, age 16, of Williston was trapped in a vehicle after a crash on River Cove Road in Williston just before 2 p.m.… Read More »

State grant helps Lake Iroquois watershed

State grant helps Lake Iroquois watershed

By MADELINE HUGHES The Lake Iroquois Association is wrapping up a summer project aimed at improving a stream flowing into the lake near Pine Shore Drive in Hinesburg. Pine Shore Drive is a gravel road that leads from Pond Road downhill to a lakeside neighborhood. The runoff from the road and nearby retention pond needed… Read More »

Arts director scores state award

Arts director scores state award

By MADELINE HUGHES Allison Coyne Carroll’s work comes with many rewards. Sometimes the reward is seeing students and faculty from China overjoyed as they hear live music from their homeland played in Vermont, on the other side of the world. Another time, it might be when a Lithuanian student gets to speak in her native… Read More »

Facing blank ballot, Republicans pick five nominees in state races

By Xander Landen VTDIGGER.ORG Facing a largely empty ballot just days away from this year’s general election candidate deadline, the Vermont Republican Party selected five nominees last week for statewide and federal offices. Before this year’s primary on Aug. 14, Republicans struggled to find a slate of candidates to take on incumbent Democrats in top offices.… Read More »