16-year-old dies in Williston car crash

UPDATED with details from police Friday afternoon. A 16-year-old Williston boy died at UVM Medical Center from injuries in a one-car crash Thursday in Williston, according to the Williston Police Department. Solomon Jenkins, age 16, of Williston was trapped in a vehicle after a crash on River Cove Road in Williston just before 2 p.m.… Read More »

Students involved in attempted robbery at Rice Memorial High School

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI South Burlington Police are investigating an attempted robbery at Rice Memorial High School involving two juvenile students where one injured another with a knife. The incident happened just before 8 a.m. on Sept. 6. South Burlington Police and Fire were called to the private high school on Proctor Avenue for a reported… Read More »

U.S. Senate candidate Adeluola files complaint about Sanders’ election strategy

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Folasade Adeluola, who challenged U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in last week’s primary election, has filed a complaint with the state, saying she should be declared the Democratic nominee on the Nov. 6 ballot. Last week, two-term incumbent Sanders won nearly 91 percent of the vote to Adeluola’s 5.4 percent, 63,683 to 3,766.… Read More »

Vermont voters make history, pick incumbents

Vermont voters make history, pick incumbents

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Vermont made political history Tuesday by choosing Christine Hallquist as the Democratic nominee for governor. She now looks to unseat Republican Gov. Phil Scott in November. Hallquist, a Hyde Park resident and former CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative, is the first transgender candidate in the nation to win a major party nomination… Read More »

LaPlatte River Marsh receives greatest protection status

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Shelburne’s LaPlatte River Marsh has received the highest level of state wetlands protection, ensuring that the critical 270-acre wetland remains preserved from development. The environmental advocacy group, Vermont Natural Resources Council, filed a petition in March to have the LaPlatte River Marsh designated a Class I wetland. Jon Groveman, the organization’s policy… Read More »

Shelburne Cadet Ouimet Vermont’s Youth Firefighter of the year

Shelburne Cadet Ouimet Vermont’s Youth Firefighter of the year

Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department member Lauryn Ouimet was honored last weekend with the Vermont Youth Firefighter annual award from the Vermont State Firefighter’s Association at its yearly banquet. The award recognizes a firefighter under the age of 18 who shows outstanding commitment to the fire service and the community. The Shelburne Fire Department nominated her and… Read More »

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