Charlotte Rec officials seek tips on Aug. 5 vandalism

The Charlotte Recreation Department is seeking information about another act of vandalism at the Charlotte Town Beach. Bill Fraser-Harris, chair of the Recreation Commission, said someone cut down the posts and the chains at the gate to the upper parking lot. The damage was discovered on Aug. 5. “I can’t imagine why somebody would do… Read More »

Three home burglaries reported in Charlotte

Vermont State Police are alerting the public about a trio of burglaries that happened Tuesday morning at homes in Charlotte. The incidents happened between 10 a.m. and noon at homes on Prindle Road, Dorset Street and Roscoe Road in East Charlotte, according to Trooper Steve DiGregorio. No one was home during what DiGregorio described as… Read More »

DNA testing argued in Vermont fertility doctor fraud lawsuit

ALAN KEYES VT Digger BURLINGTON — A federal judge is weighing whether a fertility doctor should be forced to submit to saliva DNA testing in a lawsuit brought by a couple who claim he used his own semen to impregnate the woman. Attorneys for the doctor, John Boyd Coates III, argued during a hearing Monday in federal court… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

June 28 11:25 a.m. Officers responded to Buck Hill West for the report of a residential alarm. Alarm was determined to be accidental. 11:54 a.m. An officer responded to Rogers Way to take a report of a verbal dispute. 5:45 p.m.  An officer responded to the area of Richmond Road between North Road and Magee Hill… Read More »

Woman cited for DUI, texting while driving

Vermont State Police say a Jeffersonville woman was drunk and texting when she drove off the road in Charlotte, Saturday evening. Zancy VonHooks, 59, was uninjured in the crash just before 8 p.m. along Church Hill Road near the intersection with Hinesburg Road, according to a police news release. She was wearing a seatbelt and… Read More »

Coin dealer changes lawyer, withdraws guilty plea

Coin dealer changes lawyer, withdraws guilty plea

MIKE DONOGHUE Correspondent A South Burlington businessman, who admitted to lewd conduct on a vulnerable elderly woman while on her deathbed at Burlington Health and Rehab last year, has been allowed to withdraw his guilty plea and plans to move forward with a trial in court. Stephen J. Edwards, the longtime owner of Vermont Coins… Read More »

Safety corridors named for summer

The State Highway Safety Office of the Vermont Agency of Transportation has announced the locations of the 2019 “Operation Safety Corridor” that will be the focus of a public awareness campaign now through the end of August. Created by the Agency of Transportation, Vermont State Police and Department of Motor Vehicles in 2017, Operation Safety… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

May 12 2:29 a.m. An officer was called out for a business burglary alarm on Charlotte Road. No problems were found. 3:31 a.m. An officer was called out for an attempted break-in in a business on Route 116 in the Village. Pry marks were found and the lock was damaged. There was no entry to… Read More »

Suspects found in Shelburne backyard after eluding police

Two people have been arrested after leading police on a chase followed by an all-night search by multiple agencies. On May 18 at about 10 p.m., officers of the South Burlington Police Department responded to a report of a possible overdose in the parking lot of the University Mall. Upon arrival the vehicle was no… Read More »

Former Senate candidate charged with domestic assault on her daughter

Former Senate candidate charged with domestic assault on her daughter

ELLIE FRENCH VT Digger A former longshot U.S. Senate candidate has been charged with domestic assault on a vulnerable adult following an incident last week at a Williston store. Folasade Theresa Adeluola was arrested for allegedly attempting to rip her 22-year-old daughter, Doyin Lasaki, from an electric wheelchair and striking her repeatedly before a bystander… Read More »

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