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 »

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 »

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