Stepping down: Lt. Fortin to take highway safety program on the road

Stepping down: Lt. Fortin to take highway safety program on the road

After nearly 30 years with Shelburne Police, Lt. Allen Fortin will be retiring Aug. 12, but don’t expect him to move from a cruiser to a rocking chair. Fortin said his “retirement” will be all about one of his favorite passions: highway safety. He is expected to become Chittenden County’s first full-time highway safety coordinator beginning… Read More »

Burlington continues spilling wastewater into Lake Champlain

For more on Vermont’s water concerns, click this story: State asks Vermonters to weigh in on clean water funding The City of Burlington, the state’s largest polluter of Vermont waterways, says it dumped another unpermitted 3 million gallons of waste into Lake Champlain last week. The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources said Wednesday the spill has sparked… Read More »

Two veteran officers promoted at Shelburne Police

Two veteran officers promoted at Shelburne Police

Shelburne Police Chief Aaron Noble has promoted two longtime officers to the rank of sergeant as part of a reorganization within the department. Sgts. Bruce Beuerlein and Josh Flore are now responsible for overseeing patrol shifts. The promotions were effective earlier this month. Noble, who became chief earlier this year, said the promotions will allow for greater… Read More »

Shelburne Farms workers fall ill after ingesting marijuana-laced candy

Two employees of Shelburne Farms were treated at a Burlington hospital after they unsuspectedly ate marijuana-laced chocolates left behind by guests, Shelburne Police said Wednesday. Police and rescue responded to the Inn at Shelburne Farms about 10:22 a.m. for a complaint that an employee had become ill and was lying in the parking lot, Officer Josh Flore said. … Read More »

Shelburne fetes Warden in award, retirement sendoff

Shelburne fetes Warden in award, retirement sendoff

It was both a celebration and send-off Saturday afternoon for longtime Shelburne Police Chief James Warden who, along with about 200 well-wishers, marked his retirement and his selection as the winner of the 2018 Colleen Haag Public Service Award. There were plenty of laughs, a few tears, and lots of stories shared. The crowd included a… Read More »

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