Woman charged in Shelburne ricin case agrees to plea deal

BURLINGTON – A Shelburne woman who authorities said possessed the poison ricin at the Wake Robin retirement community has settled on a plea agreement that could net her a nine-month prison sentence. Betty Miller, 70, entered a guilty plea in U.S. District Court in Burlington on Friday afternoon to a felony charge of knowingly possessing ricin last October and November. It caused a major scare… Read More »

UPDATE: EMT, cop, selectboard member denies prostitution and obstruction

A longtime rescue squad member and part-time police officer busted in Shelburne by police on charges of soliciting a male prostitute and obstruction of justice denied the criminal counts on Thursday. A lawyer for Lynn Doney, 57, entered not guilty pleas to the two charges during a brief arraignment in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington.… Read More »

Officer charged with soliciting prostitute in Shelburne

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

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 »