Residents rollick on inflatable park


A gaggle of summer campers bounced with excitement at Bayside Beach last Thursday, tightening lifejackets with care as they wiggled their toes in the sand. On the counselors’ go, the dozen-or-so kiddos raced into the reportedly “freezing cold” lake water toward…

Police urge safety after crashes


Vermont State Police say a Colchester man crashed his car on Interstate 89 in Williston early last Tuesday morning after hydroplaning off the side of the road. Around 1:15 a.m. on August 8, troopers found 33-year-old Justin Haight’s car had…

Traffic stop leads to arrest


Vermont State Police say they stopped a Colchester man for speeding on Interstate 91 and found there was an active warrant issued for his arrest. Troopers identified the operator as Thomas E. Briere, 32, while conducting a traffic stop just…


Golf classic raises $11k


The Colchester Athletic Booster Association held its 12th annual Golf Classic at Rocky Ridge on August 1. Boosters raised over $11,000 in what organizers say was the biggest event to date. The money will be used to buy uniforms and equipment for all sports, excluding football and hockey, which have their own boosters. The winner…