Investigators search for cause: Public’s help sought in Harbor Road barn fire, reward offered

Investigators search for cause: Public’s help sought in Harbor Road barn fire, reward offered

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Shelburne and Vermont State Police continue to investigate the cause of the fire that destroyed a partially converted barn on Harbor Road last week. Investigators have not ruled out arson as a possible explanation and they are seeking help from the public. A state tip line offers a reward of up to… Read More »

Looking back at 2018 in Shelburne

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI In a single groundbreaking last fall, Shelburne looked both forward and back as plans came into focus to build an entirely new Pierson Library while at the same time renovating the 91-year-old Town Hall building. As we combed through the 2018 archives to share highlights this week, we took note of the… Read More »

Tipster leads police to charge Shelburne man with unlawful possession of a firearm

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI A Shelburne man has pleaded not guilty in state court to a misdemeanor firearms charge following his arrest at a South Burlington apartment. Edgar E. Rogers, age 58, of Shelburne, was charged with firearm possession prohibition, according to court records. Police said Rogers had a prior felony conviction that prohibited him from… Read More »

Special Olympics Vermont holds Holiday Games

Special Olympics Vermont holds Holiday Games

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Special Olympics Vermont hosted its Holiday Games at St. Michael’s College Dec. 9. Dozens of athletes from around Vermont participated in swimming, floorball and bowling competitions. Local athletes who took part were Shelburne swimmers Jesse Campbell, Olivia Lamothe and Terry Taylor; Toni Duba and Scott Krueger from Hinesburg in singles bowling; Carrie… Read More »

Health officials investigating bacterial outbreak at Wake Robin

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI The Vermont Department of Health and officials from the federal Centers for Disease Control are investigating an outbreak of a highly drug-resistant bacterial illness at Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne. As of Tuesday, 22 cases of Shigella sonnei infections had been confirmed by health officials and another 44 probable cases had… Read More »

Halloween honors galore for costumes, floats, tricks and treats

Halloween honors galore for costumes, floats, tricks and treats

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Last weekend was a Halloween extravaganza in Shelburne with multiple opportunities for folks to put their costume creativity to the test. The annual Halloween parade organized by the Charlotte-Shelburne-Hinesburg Rotary drew a crowd despite the threatening weather. The holiday highlight on Sunday was followed by the costume contest, games and treats at… Read More »

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