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 »

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 »