Shelburne Police say April death of man, 38, at Harbor Place not suspicious

The state medical examiner’s office is investigating the death of a 38-year-old man at Harbor Place last month that Shelburne Police say was not suspicious. Shelburne Police said they were called to Harbor Place on Shelburne Road shortly after 5 p.m. on April 17, for a report of an unresponsive individual. Upon arrival, police determined Donald J.… Read More »

Maple open houses offer sweet taste of spring

Maple open houses offer sweet taste of spring

Another sure sign of spring approaching is steam rising from sugarhouses dotting the edges of forests around Vermont. This weekend is Maple Open House Weekend, where commercial sugar makers open their doors Saturday and Sunday to invite visitors for an up-close look at how maple syrup is made and for some maple-related fun. Meet local… Read More »

Pilot walks away after Dorset Street crash landing

Pilot walks away after Dorset Street crash landing

A pilot walked away from his single-engine Cessna airplane that crash-landed Friday afternoon nose-down in a snow-covered front yard on Dorset Street. The accident happened just before 3 p.m. when the pilot was doing aerial land-surveying. “For some unknown reason, the engine suddenly quit,” said Shelburne Police Officer Brian Fox. The pilot was the only… Read More »

Pilot walks away after crash-landing in Dorset Street field

Pilot walks away after crash-landing in Dorset Street field

By Lisa Scagliotti A pilot walked away from his single-engine Cessna airplane that crash-landed Friday afternoon nose down in a snow-covered front yard on Dorset Street in Shelburne. The accident happened around 2:40 p.m. when the pilot was doing aerial land-surveying. “For some unknown reason, the engine suddenly quit,” said Shelburne Police Officer Brian Fox.… Read More »

Merged school district approves $77 million budget

Merged school district approves $77 million budget

Voters in the five communities of the newly merged Champlain Valley School District didn’t hesitate on Tuesday as they faced and handily approved a $76.8 million budget and a short list of other spending items on the ballot. The budget passed by a vote of 3,042 to 1,850, according to district officials. Ballots from the… Read More »

Snow squalls challenge Friday drivers

Snow squalls challenge Friday drivers

Shelburne Police, Fire and Rescue crews were busy Friday responding to several vehicle accidents during afternoon snow squalls. In one single-vehicle crash just after 4:30 p.m. on Thomas Road, emergency crews arrived to find a Nissan Xterra in the middle of the road on its roof. The driver, 57-year-old Philip Lassalle, of Charlotte, was unhurt… Read More »