Convincing with the Convincer

Convincing with the Convincer

Shelburne Police Cpl. Jon Marcoux uses the Rollover Convincer to explain to Champlain Valley Fair-goers the serious impact of failing to wear seatbelts. The Convincer – a car without glass windows – is on a frame that allows it to spin or rollover as if the car flipped. Fair-goers got to see up close what it’s like… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

28 Traffic violations 9 Miscellaneous complaints 1 Burglar alarms 17 Medical calls 4 Dogs running loose July 14 12:45 a.m. Police checked out a report of a suspicious man near the Dunkin Donuts on Longmeadow Drive but could not find anyone. 2:10 a.m. Police conducted a commercial vehicle inspection on a tractor-trailer on Shelburne Road.… Read More »

Only a drill

Only a drill

Shelburne firefighters recently got a chance to practice firefighting techniques using the former Pierson Library building that’s being demolished for reconstruction. Training included search and rescue drills and roof operations. Firefighters practiced roof ventilation with both hand tools and power saws. The exercise also gave crews a chance to practice with the year-old Quint ladder… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

Calls not listed in the log below: 40 traffic violations 12 miscellaneous complaints 2 medical calls, patient refused transport 2 burglar alarms July 7 7:28 a.m. Police were dispatched to Aspen Circle for a welfare check requested by a family member; the person appeared to be fine. 8:27 a.m. An officer on bicycle patrolled hiking… Read More »

Salutations, Officer Boutin

Salutations, Officer Boutin

By MADELINE HUGHES Sabrina Boutin is the newest officer at Shelburne Police Department. She comes to the department after working for the Whitehall, N.Y. department for three years, and the St. Michael’s Public Safety department for a semester. Now, Boutin wants to be closer to Starksboro where she grew up. Boutin will fill one of… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

29 traffic violations 13 medical calls, patient transported to hospital 7  miscellaneous complaints 4  burglar alarms 3  medical calls, patient refused transport to hospital June 24 9:47 p.m. At a traffic stop on Nashville Road, police found a driver to have a criminally suspended license. They took Thomas Beane, age 31 of Shelburne to the station… Read More »

All’s well that ends well

All’s well that ends well

Fire departments from Shelburne, Charlotte, Hinesburg and South Burlington responded to a call for smoke from a blown transformer at Shelburne Museum’s Webb Gallery on Friday. A museum maintenance worker caught the smoke coming from the boiler room, and the departments responded quickly. There was no damage to the gallery, according to a museum spokeswoman.

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