Mullin: Charlotte Fire and Rescue assists Shelburne Fire at mutual aid barn fire

Mullin: Charlotte Fire and Rescue assists Shelburne Fire at mutual aid barn fire

By ROB MUILLIN Editor’s note: Firefighters from multiple area departments worked together last week on Harbor Road in Shelburne to extinguish a large barn fire with some exceptional challenges. Charlotte Deputy Fire Chief Rob Mullin put together this detailed firsthand account.  On the afternoon of Jan. 8, 2019 at approximately 1:15 p.m., Charlotte Fire and… Read More »

Dangerous driving

Dangerous driving

Sunday’s slick roads contributed to multiple slide-offs in the region including this one on Vermont 116 in Shelburne. The driver lost control on the snow-covered road and struck a tree. A Hinesburg EMS crew was first on scene, according to fire officials. Shelburne Rescue transported the driver to UVM Medical Center. Traffic was limited to… Read More »

Police charge Charlotte man with DUI

Vermont State Police charged a Charlotte man with DUI after a traffic stop on U.S. Route 7 in Ferrisburgh early Sunday. According to police, troopers stopped a vehicle driven by Grant Manning, 41, just after midnight Sunday. After conducting field sobriety tests, police took Manning to the New Haven barracks where he was charged with… Read More »

Vergennes man charged with speeding on U.S. 7 in Charlotte

Vermont State Police stopped a Vergennes driver on U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte Sunday afternoon, charging him with excessive speed. Trooper Bradley Miller in a press release said police stopped 24-year-old Mathew Montgomery just after 2 p.m. near Nursery Lane. Montgomery was clocked at 89 mph in a 50 mph zone, police said. Montgomery was taken… Read More »

Crime victims invited to comment on experiences

The Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services is hosting a series of listening forums around Vermont this fall to give victims and survivors of crime – including business owners and family members – a chance to speak out about their experiences in the criminal justice system. The organization would like to hear about both positive… Read More »

Police investigating death of fisherman at Lake Iroquois

The state medical examiner’s office has ruled that the death of an Essex fisherman at Lake Iroquois last week was accidental. Kyle E. Ebbett, age 45, was fishing at Lake Iroquois Oct. 15 and was reported missing when he did not return home as expected, according to local police. First responders from Williston, Hinesburg, Charlotte… Read More »

Police seek car that sheared pole in Huntington, kept driving

Vermont state police are looking for the public’s help in tracking down the driver of a car that struck a utility pole Saturday night in Huntington and kept driving. According to a news release Sunday from state police in Williston, the accident happened just before 11 p.m. Saturday at 5175 Main Road in Huntington near… Read More »

Tractor-trailer carrying sludge overturns in Monkton

No one was injured when a tractor-trailer carrying sludge overturned on Tyler Bridge Road in Monkton last Thursday, according to Vermont State Police. The road was closed for several hours after the crash for cleanup of composted sludge spilled from the truck, officials said. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. when the tractor-trailer was traveling… Read More »