Fresh voices: Women show path to leadership

Fresh voices: Women show path to leadership

Some dairy farmers, an artist, a social worker and an apple farmer gathered around a table to write some laws. That’s not the beginning of a joke; rather, it’s an average day in the Vermont Statehouse, House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, D-South Hero, recalls from her days on the House Agriculture Committee. Something seemed off when… Read More »

Hazardous Hinesburg house to be cleaned up

Hazardous Hinesburg house to be cleaned up

After nearly three years of trying to deal with health hazards at a home on Gilman Road, the Hinesburg town government has obtained an injunction from the Vermont Superior Court, authorizing the town to get the place cleaned up. As The Citizen reported last October, neighbors say the property at 477 Gilman Road is overrun… 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 »

School board reorganizes, targets school buildings for upgrades

On town meeting day Champlain Valley School District voters approved the $76.8 million budget. Voters also agreed to allocate $819,665 that was unspent from a bond to update the Shelburne Community school. Previously Shelburne voters approved a $9.25 million construction bond used to renovate Shelburne Community School in 2016-17. Work was completed last fall with… 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 »

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