Veteran EMT, police officer charged with soliciting prostitution at Harbor Place

A veteran rescue squad member and part-time police officer in central Vermont has been charged with soliciting prostitution and obstruction of justice in Shelburne, officials said Monday. Lynn Doney, 57, who also is a Northfield Selectboard member, is due for arraignment Thursday in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington on the two criminal charges, Shelburne police said. Shelburne police… Read More »

Shelburne Police assist in two homicide cases

Shelburne Police assist in two homicide cases

Two people wanted in connection with a bizarre Franklin County homicide were arrested after leaving a Shelburne Road motel early Tuesday, officials said. Shelburne police played a role in the capture during a week when they and other area law enforcement officers have been on alert with two homicide cases under investigation. Since last Thursday,… Read More »

Farewell, Joe Colangelo

Farewell, Joe Colangelo

Good-bye, Joe. Hello, Lee. The transition of outgoing Town Manager Joe Colangelo and incoming Interim Town Manager Lee Krohn was marked by the Shelburne Selectboard at its meeting on Tuesday. Selectboard members and several others including State Rep. Jessica Brumsted, D-Shelburne/St. George offered positive comments about Colangelo at the start of the meeting. Shelburne’s Poet Laureate… Read More »

Shelburne may lose two 911 dispatchers

MONTPELIER – The E-911 emergency call centers operated by the town of Shelburne and the state police in Williston may lose funding for two dispatchers each if the proposed new Chittenden County Regional Dispatch Center ever begins operation. Vermont Emergency 911 Board gave tentative approval last week to the idea of possibly shifting up to… Read More »

Shelburne woman charged with reckless driving on Spear Street

A Shelburne woman, who police said was driving recklessly trying to get to work during morning rush-hour traffic, is facing a charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle along Spear Street. According to South Burlington Police, Brittany Borja, 30, was dressed in her hospital scrubs when intercepted at the University of Vermont Medical Center Monday morning. After… Read More »

Salt shed appeal money is all used up

The Shelburne town government has used up the $20,000 donated by the Vermont Natural Resources Council in January to appeal a federal court ruling, and there is still no date for legal arguments to be heard in New York City. Town Manager Joe Colangelo said Shelburne has received a $27,130 legal bill from its law firm, Monaghan… Read More »

Selectboard picks Krohn to be interim town manager

Selectboard picks Krohn to be interim town manager

The Shelburne Selectboard, following a closed-door session Tuesday, reached a tentative four-month agreement with Lee Krohn to serve as the interim town manager. The Selectboard also picked 10 of the 13 members for the screening committee for a permanent municipal manager. Krohn’s annual salary of $93,000 will be pro-rated to cover him from April 23 to Aug. 31,… Read More »

Board looks to regional planner as possible interim town manager

By MIKE DONOGHUE and LISA SCAGLIOTTI Shelburne Selectboard Chairman Jerry Storey has nominated Lee Krohn, a member of the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission staff, to serve as the interim town manager. The move came at a special meeting Tuesday night and appeared to surprise a majority of the members because the town had not solicited applications to fill the position yet. The board… Read More »

Two men arrested after confusing South Burlington police vehicle with pizza delivery car

A Shelburne man was among two people arrested when a companion mistook a marked South Burlington Police cruiser for a pizza delivery vehicle early Sunday morning. South Burlington Police said they responded to Stonehedge Condominiums off Spear Street to investigate public complaints about one of the residences. Michael Gonzalez, 29, of Underhill, came out of a condo in… Read More »

Federal judge jails woman charged in Shelburne fraud

A New York City woman, who is charged with stealing $6,500 from a Shelburne bank account, needs to remain in prison pending her trial in federal court on four counts of bank fraud and a charge of aggravated identity theft, a judge has ruled. Elizabeth Rodriguez, 57, has amassed 12 felony fraud convictions and has… Read More »