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Multiple crashes close I-89 exit 13

Ice wreaked havoc across Chittenden County last night including downed power lines in Shelburne and a 13-vehicle pileup on Interstate 89 at exit 13. Numerous crashes took place between 4:30...

Public Safety Log: Dec. 10 – Dec. 30

As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department Saturday, Dec. 10 14:48 Medical assist Armory Lane, Vergennes. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call. The patient was transported to...

Public Safety Log, Nov. 19 – Dec 2

As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department Saturday, Nov. 19 to Friday, Dec. 2 Saturday, Nov. 19 15:05 Animal Problem Hinesburg Road, Charlotte Walk-in dropped off a stray dog she...

Public Safety Log, Nov. 5 – Nov. 18

As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department Saturday, Nov. 5 to Friday, Nov. 18 Saturday, Nov. 5 07:14 Medical Call Upper Old Town Trail, Charlotte. 911 caller reported an untimely...

Mt. Philo break-ins, reward offered

Staff report About $3,700 worth of personal property was reported stolen from two vehicles parked at Mt. Philo State Park in Charlotte on Dec. 1, police said. University of Vermont...

Buckle up!

Staff report Vermont businesses joined law enforcement, Governor’s Highway Safety, AAA of New England, and the Vermont Truck and Bus Association in promoting the importance of seat belt use on...

Fire department acquires new rescue boat

Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Water rescue distress calls on Lake Champlain in Charlotte will be easier to handle now that the fire department has purchased an enclosed, heavy-duty...

Charlotte ferry dock employees robbed at gunpoint

The Charlotte – Essex Lake Champlain Ferry Line was robbed at about 3:30 a.m. on Nov. 11. Police said two men, wearing hoodies and masks, forced two dock employees to...

Window shattered, 911 called after Charlotte Central Halloween Parade

During the Charlotte Central School’s annual Halloween Parade and visit from the forest-dwelling Pumpkin Man, a student came to school with a clown mask against school rules. “The mask was...

Fatal accident closes Route 7 in Charlotte

Route 7 between Bostwick Road and Ferry Road was closed until about 10 a.m. due to a fatal motor vehicle crash at the Crosswind Drive intersection in Charlotte on Nov....

Two Route 7 crashes under investigation

Staff report Vermont State Police, Shelburne Police and Charlotte Fire and Rescue responded to a two-vehicle collision on Vermont Route 7 in Charlotte on Sept. 29. Jane Kittredge, 27, of...

Death Announcement: Lawrence S. Hamilton

Hamilton Lawrence S. Hamilton died calmly at the VNA Respite House on Oct. 6, after a very brief illness. He was 91. He is survived by his wife of 36...

Mead appeals department of labor’s decision on back pay

Lynn Monty | Editor Charlotte Town Clerk/Treasurer Mary Mead has appealed the decision by the Vermont Department of Labor that ruled she is not owed back wages from 2014. Her...

Tactical police unit at old Waldorf School

If you were driving down Ferry Rd. on Feb. 4, you wouldn’t have been blamed for thinking that a Waco-esque moment was happening in West Charlotte. Thirteen state police vehicles,...

Police Beat

State police service calls for June and July, 2015, Charlotte, Vermont....