Author: Sun staff

Perspective: Enemy of the American people?

By ANGELO LYNN When President Trump tweets in a late night rage that American journalists are the “enemy of the American people,” that they are “sick and dangerous,” what does he mean, and what is his intent? Does he truly think journalists are trying to overthrow the government? Does he think that by pointing out the thousands of lies, untruths and misstatements he has made since he has taken office (now averaging over seven per day), that correcting the record undermines American democracy? Does he think that showing how the tax cuts benefitted the wealthiest 10 percent of the...

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Local Primary results

*bold denotes top vote-getters CHITTENDEN 9-1 Registered Voters:  4,533 Ballots Counted: 817 Democratic Ballots: 520 Republican Ballots: 295 Progressive Ballots: 2 Turnout: 18 percent DEMOCRATIC BALLOT  GOVERNOR James Ehlers, 134 Christine Hallquist, 194 Brenda Siegel, 75 Ethan Sonneborn, 30 LT. GOVERNOR David Zuckerman, 428 STATE SENATOR Dick Mazza, 432 REPUBLICAN BALLOT GOVERNOR Phil Scott, 213 Keith Stern, 76 LT. GOVERNOR Don Turner Jr., 251 STATE SENATOR Write-ins, 24 STATE REP Deserae Morin, 142 Clark Sweeney, 161 CHITTENDEN 9-2 Registered Voters:  6,040 Ballots Counted: 1,415 Democratic Ballots: 814 Republican Ballots: 599 Progressive Ballots: 2 Turnout: 23.4 percent DEMOCRATIC BALLOT GOVERNOR James...

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Lime in the coconut icebox cake

By NANCY MOCK You put the lime in the coconut … and put them both in this sweet and creamy, no-bake icebox cake! Lime and coconut are together in this recipe, they are folded into the freshly-made whipped cream, which gets layered with thin and crispy chocolate wafer cookies to create this light, no-bake icebox cake. The whole thing then gets an overnight stay in the fridge to set and meld, before getting sliced up and served. The flavors are summery and tropical, and the dessert is cool and creamy! PREP TIME: 25 MIN. TOTAL TIME: 25 MIN. SERVES:...

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Participants scramble to place in annual Egg Run

Allison Loebs (above left) finds her stride in the Fairfax Egg Run 5k on Saturday. Top finisher for Colchester was Ben Hershey (above right) who was closely followed by Tyrus Pratt (number 233). Offering a beautiful course and omelets cooked to order, the annual event boasted hundreds of participants. FAIRFAX EGG RUN: Aug. 4 Top Colchester finishers 5K Run 17    Ben Hershey        22:51.8 18    Tyrus Pratt           22:52.9 46   Thomas Pratt       28:38.2 122   Allison Loebs   ...

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Colchester Police Reports: July 31 – August 6, 2018

Warnings: 28 Tickets: 7 Speeding 2 Passenger possessed open container 2 Vehicle not inspected within 15 days of Vt. registration 1 Driver possessed open container of marijuana 1 Using portable electronic device (first violation) 1 Driving on roadways laned for traffic 1 Flashing signals 1 Limitations on passing 1 Misuse of number plates Arrests: 4 Driving with a criminally suspended license 1 DUI (criminal refusal) 1 Violation of conditions of release (travel, curfew or contact) 1 Disorderly conduct by phone or electronic communication 1 Assault with body fluids (misdemeanor) Tuesday, July 31 7:55 a.m., Medical; location withheld 9:16 a.m.,...

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