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 »

The history, future of ambulance service in Hinesburg as St. Michael’s moves on

The history, future of ambulance service in Hinesburg as St. Michael’s moves on

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer After almost 50 years, Saint Michael’s Rescue is withdrawing from providing free ambulance service to Hinesburg. A committee was formed at the behest of the Hinesburg Selectboard to consider what the town should do to provide ambulance coverage. That committee is on hiatus now after requesting and getting approval to hire… Read More »

Water supply outlook strong in Hinesburg, research indicates

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer A conversation with Hinesburg’s consulting hydrogeologist Cindy Sprague has the selectboard feeling optimistic about the town’s water supply. At the selectboard meeting on July 18, board chair Phil Pouech reported that Sprague was not concerned about the town pumping water for 15 hours a day instead of 12. A week earlier,… 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 »

Questions arise over water supply: Recommended 2 cent tax rate increase and conflicting water pump opinions among Hinesburg Selectboard discussion items

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Hinesburg Selectboard got some good news and got some bad news at its July 11 meeting. The budget is in the black, but the water supply is still questionable. First the good news: Town Administrator Renae Marshall told the selectboard that town budget revenues were up and expenses were down.… Read More »

Hinesburg water, wastewater rates remain unchanged

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer A pared-down Hinesburg Selectboard voted 3-0 Tuesday to keep the same rates for water and wastewater for fiscal year 2020. The only selectboard members physically in attendance were Merrily Lovell and Aaron Kimball. Chair Phil Poeuch joined them in voting for the motion by speaker phone. Selectboard members Tom Ayer and… 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 »

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