Dec. 3010:35 a.m. An officer responded to Wile Street for a reported family fight. Upon arrival, all was quiet and one of the parties had left the residence. Nothing indicated anything other than a verbal argument.3:06 p.m. A citizen came to the office to report a possible vehicle crash in the Champlain Valley Union High… Read More »
More than 35 firefighters from four departments battled a barn fire on Tom Cabot’s property at 2100 Harbor Road in Shelburne on Tuesday. No people or animals were harmed, however the building was a total loss.
By MADELINE HUGHES Hinesburg Police Chief Frank Koss has announced his plans to retire in June. In a letter to the Selectboard last month, Koss explained that he is flexible regarding the exact dates for the convenience of the town. Koss began working for the department 12 years ago, first as a patrol officer and… Read More »
Holiday closing The library will be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday. Family Fun afternoon Dec. 28 from 2:30 to 5 p.m., visit the library for wintery crafts, delicious snacks, and a showing of a popular film about two sisters and a silly snowman. All ages. Children must be accompanied… Read More »
By MADELINE HUGHES Foam Brewers will soon start selling kegs and cans from its Hinesburg warehouse on Friday afternoons. On Dec. 18, the Development Review Board unanimously approved the company’s November application for an accessory use at its cheese plant facility. The company is already permitted for brewing beer, which is considered light manufacturing. The… Read More »
By MADELINE HUGHES Members of the Hinesburg Fire Department received the Vermont EMS Star of Life Award last week for their efforts in the early morning hours on Halloween that saved one of their own family members. The award is presented to emergency medical service professionals who perform “life-saving actions above and beyond the call… Read More »
By MADELINE HUGHES Five fire stations came together Saturday for an eight-hour live-burn of the old Vermont Wildflower building on Ethan Allen Highway. “The guy wanted to burn it down and we were looking to do a live burn,” said Rob Mullin, Assistant Chief for Charlotte Fire and Rescue Services, adding that the burn was… Read More »
Kids of all ages got to spend a few minutes with Santa last weekend including Hinesburg Fire Chief Al Barber (above) and Police Chief Frank Koss (left), who may have had some additions to the naughty and nice list. During a break, firefighters visited with Santa, too. Left to right: Jeremy Lang, Jeremy Southwell, Santa… Read More »
Dec. 9 4:44 a.m. An officer assisted Hinesburg Fire Department at a call on Pond Road where a CO detector was going off in a residence. 10:27 a.m. An officer responded to what was determined to be an accidental burglar alarm at a business in the village. 10:45 a.m. An officer conducted a VIN verification… Read More »
Autumn Miller and Renee Rodney display their handmade crafts for sale at the Kids’ Craft Market at Hinesburg Town Hall earlier this month. More than two dozen young vendors sold a variety of handmade goods such as jewelry, paintings, coasters, duct-tape wallets, granola and ornaments. Anyone interested in participating next year should email firstname.lastname@example.org.