Sex offender released, living in Hinesburg

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Police are warning the public to be vigilant about a convicted sex offender who has been released from prison and has settled in Hinesburg. Andrew Barrows, 30, was released on Friday, Sept. 13. Hinesburg Police Chief Anthony Cambridge said they had posted information about Barrow’s release on the department’s Facebook page.… Read More »

Hinesburg taps the brakes on ordinances

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Hinesburg Selectboard is tightening up a few local ordinances that should mean more money going to town coffers. The changes will also make it safer getting to and from Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU). At the Sept. 4 meeting, the selectboard decided to wait two weeks to confirm an… Read More »

Stepson pleads not guilty to gun charge: Judge orders Kory Lee George held, new search warrant issued in Auclair homicide

Stepson pleads not guilty to gun charge: Judge orders Kory Lee George held, new search warrant issued in Auclair homicide

MIKE DONOGHUE Correspondent The stepson of a man intentionally gunned down in a remote section of Hinesburg nine weeks ago will remain behind bars while awaiting trial in federal court for illegal possession of firearms charges – including the gun used in the homicide. Kory Lee George, 31, of Monkton, a five-time convicted felon, pleaded… Read More »

Injunction threatened after trailhead murder

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Despite the threat of an injunction to close the LaPlatte Headwaters Town Forest trailhead parking lot, the Hinesburg Selectboard continues to wait for an outcome in the murder investigation of the shooting death there before increasing security. David Auclair, 45, of Williston, was killed on July 11 after being shot multiple… Read More »

Neighbor fearful in shooting aftermath

Neighbor fearful in shooting aftermath

STAFF REPORT Neighbors are rattled and one resident has put the Hinesburg Selectboard on notice following a homicide last week. Police have not shared any new information one week after a man was shot to death in a trailhead parking lot in Hinesburg, but the shooting has prompted one resident to call for increased monitoring… Read More »

Hinesburg’s July Fourth means community

Hinesburg’s July Fourth means community

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer By 9 a.m. on the Fourth of July in Hinesburg, people had started staking out their favorite spots for viewing a parade that didn’t start for another two hours. Recreation Department Coordinator Jennifer McCuin, who oversees the parade, said that some people have been coming with their lawn chairs and blankets… Read More »

The road taken: Police chief Anthony Cambridge

The road taken: Police chief Anthony Cambridge

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The idea of becoming a police officer occurred to Anthony Cambridge one day in 2005. This week, 14 years later, he will be sworn in as Hinesburg’s new chief of police on Independence Day. Cambridge’s journey to his new role has come with some fated twists and turns, which he recently… Read More »

Cambridge to replace Koss as Hinesburg Police Chief 

Cambridge to replace Koss as Hinesburg Police Chief 

By MIKE DONOGHUE Officer Anthony Cambridge, a six-year veteran of the Hinesburg Community Police, will become the department’s next chief. Hinesburg Town Administrator Renae Marshall said Friday evening Cambridge was the final pick from seven original candidates. Cambridge told The Citizen he is honored by the selection and enjoyed going through what he called “a… Read More »