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 »

CVU girls tennis claims titles

CVU girls tennis claims titles

A stunning run of successes continued in the individual state tennis tournament for the Champlain Valley Union girls team. Stephanie Joseph captured her second straight individual state crown and Kendall Blanck and Renee Dauerman swept their way to the doubles championships at the Burlington Tennis Club. Blanck and Dauerman won the first title for the… Read More »

Vehicle belonging to murder suspect found in Albany, N.Y.

South Burlington Police announced this morning that a Nissan Pathfinder registered to the suspect in a recent shooting death was found in Albany, N.Y. Police are still investigating the May 3 murder of Anako “Anette” Lumumba, age 33, of South Burlington. The main suspect, Leroy Headley, 36, remains at large. Police said Albany police contacted… Read More »

Changes for handling 911 spark concerns

First responders packed Shelburne’s meeting room Tuesday night while Barbara M. Neal, the executive director of the state E911 board, addressed the Selectboard about the potential changes to local dispatching services. Shelburne is one of six Vermont 911 Public Safety Answering Points in the state. Shelburne also is home to two of the 26 total… Read More »

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 »

Stray cat in Charlotte tests positive for rabies

Residents of Charlotte are being urged to take precautions after a stray cat tested positive for rabies, the Vermont Health Department announced Tuesday. After appearing healthy on Monday, May 6, a stray cat was seen again on May 8 with symptoms associated with rabies – inability to use its hind legs, loud meowing or crying,… Read More »

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