Man in Shelburne machete attack ordered held without bail

Man in Shelburne machete attack ordered held without bail

A machete-wielding man who police say attacked woman delivering Meals on Wheels in Shelburne pleaded not guilty on Monday to a charge of attempted first-degree murder. Abukar A. Ibrahim, 32, of Maple Street in Burlington, was ordered held without bail by Vermont Superior Court Judge David Fenster. Ibrahim also denied two counts of unlawful mischief… Read More »

Town accepts $20,000 to pursue Vt. Railway appeal

A divided Shelburne Selectboard has voted to appeal a federal judge’s decision to issue a permanent injunction blocking the town from enforcing a hurriedly passed ordnance for the storage, handling and distribution of hazardous substances. Selectboard Chairman Gary von Stange and members Dr. Colleen Parker and Jaime Heins agreed to accept an offer from the… Read More »

Wake Robin resident pleads not guilty to ricin charge

Shelburne resident Betty Miller appeared in U.S. District Court last Friday for the third time since her arrest Nov. 30, pleading not guilty to the charge of possessing an unregistered select agent – the poison ricin – in her Wake Robin apartment. Miller, 70, entered the courtroom haltingly with shackled wrists, gripping the handle of… Read More »

Town opens warm shelter through cold snap

The weather forecast through the weekend calls for bitter single-digit daytime temperatures, nighttime lows below zero and dangerous wind chills. Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo said the town is making the town gym available as a warming shelter for anyone who may need a safe place, day or night, Wednesday through at least Monday, New… Read More »

Wake Robin resident pleads not guilty to ricin charge

By Eileen O’Grady Shelburne resident Betty Miller appeared in U.S. District Court Friday for the third time since her arrest Nov. 30, pleading not guilty to the charge of possessing an unregistered select agent  — the poison ricin  — in her Wake Robin apartment. Miller, 70, entered the courtroom haltingly with shackled wrists, gripping the handle of… Read More »

Police: Botched drug deal leads CVU students to court

A half dozen Champlain Valley Union High School students are facing criminal court after a bungled drug deal turned into an armed robbery, with one student shot with a pellet gun, Shelburne Police said. Francis “Frankie” Berard, 17; Kenneth Reynolds, 17; Keeygan Cardinal, 15, Dylan Mercier, 17, all of Shelburne and Lucas St. Cyr, 17,… Read More »

Selectboard postpones decision on Vermont Railway court appeal

By Mark Kobzik The Shelburne selectboard members did not make a decision in regard to its ongoing legal battle with Vermont Railway Inc. The Tuesday night meeting left some frustrated at the indecision and others hoping the town appeals. Selectboard members exited executive session after approximately an hour of deliberation stating they’re not ready to… Read More »

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