Investigators search for cause: Public’s help sought in Harbor Road barn fire, reward offered

Investigators search for cause: Public’s help sought in Harbor Road barn fire, reward offered

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Shelburne and Vermont State Police continue to investigate the cause of the fire that destroyed a partially converted barn on Harbor Road last week. Investigators have not ruled out arson as a possible explanation and they are seeking help from the public. A state tip line offers a reward of up to… Read More »

Dangerous driving

Dangerous driving

Sunday’s slick roads contributed to multiple slide-offs in the region including this one on Vermont 116 in Shelburne. The driver lost control on the snow-covered road and struck a tree. A Hinesburg EMS crew was first on scene, according to fire officials. Shelburne Rescue transported the driver to UVM Medical Center. Traffic was limited to… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

48 traffic violations 28 directed patrols 27 medical calls 13 miscellaneous complaints 2 burglar alarms 2 accidental 911 call 1 dog loose 1 business secured Dec. 8 5:28 a.m. Fire assisted Vergennes Fire at a structure fire on Meigs Road in Vergennes. 1:25 p.m. Police responded to a two-car crash on Rock Road. There were… Read More »

A total loss

A total loss

Several dozen firefighters from Shelburne and surrounding communities battled a blaze Tuesday at a converted barn on Harbor Road in Shelburne to no avail. The structure owned by Tom Cabot was destroyed; no one was injured – the building was unoccupied at the time – and the cause is under investigation.

Tipster leads police to charge Shelburne man with unlawful possession of a firearm

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI A Shelburne man has pleaded not guilty in state court to a misdemeanor firearms charge following his arrest at a South Burlington apartment. Edgar E. Rogers, age 58, of Shelburne, was charged with firearm possession prohibition, according to court records. Police said Rogers had a prior felony conviction that prohibited him from… Read More »

Shelburne Police Log

37 traffic violations 18 medical calls 13 business checks 12 speed, traffic enforcement 7 miscellaneous complaints 4 burglar alarms 3 dogs loose 2 welfare checks 1 accidental 911 hang-up Dec. 1 2:28 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious person in the area of Harbor Place on Shelburne Road. Police checked the area but did not… Read More »

State recognizes life-saving call

State recognizes life-saving call

By MADELINE HUGHES Members of the Hinesburg Fire Department received the Vermont EMS Star of Life Award last week for their efforts in the early morning hours on Halloween that saved one of their own family members. The award is presented to emergency medical service professionals who perform “life-saving actions above and beyond the call… Read More »