Author: Sun staff

Colchester Police Reports: Feb. 13 – 19

WARNINGS: 42 Tickets 6 Underage consumption of alcohol 4 Using portable electronic device (first violation) 4 Operating without liability insurance 1 Following too closely 2 Operating without a license 1 Person required to register 1 Speeding Arrests 1 Violation of an abuse prevention order 1 DUI, first offense 1 Driving with a criminally suspended license 1 False public alarms 1 Violations of conditions of release (other) 1 Domestic assault TUESDAY, Feb. 13 9:05 a.m., Overdose; location withheld 10:39 a.m., Medical; location withheld 11:15 a.m., Larceny (other) on Holy Cross Rd. 12:10 p.m., Motor vehicle complaint; location withheld 4:21 p.m.,...

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Colchester beats MVU soundly in last home game of the season

The Colchester Lakers’ varsity boys hockey team celebrated their last home game of the regular season with a decisive 4-1 victory over the Missisquoi Thunderbirds on Saturday night. With another win over Brattleboro on Monday night, the Lakers have won three of their last four games going into the final game of the season against Mt. Mansfield Union on Saturday, Feb....

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Meet your selectboard candidates

Incumbents Jeff Bartley and Nadine Scibek submitted petitions to run for two- and three-year selectboard seats, respectively, and will appear on the ballot unopposed this Town Meeting Day. They were each given 450 words to split between three questions: 1. Why are you running for selectboard, and what qualifies you for this position? 2. What should be the selectboard’s priority this year and why? 3. How do you define transparency, and, if elected to the selectboard, how will you increase transparency and trust on the board when dealing with the public? Editor’s note: Biographical information only edited for length,...

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Letters to the editor (2/8/2018)

Dispatchers have concerns There have been many statements in the media lately concerning a regional dispatch center for Chittenden County. The employees of the Burlington Emergency Communications Center would like to address a few of those statements. The main issue to be addressed is the approximately 60-71 seconds that will be theoretically be saved on each emergency call. That tracks the amount of time that passes from when a person calls 911 to the time 911 transfers the call to a municipal dispatch center, for this purpose when they transfer to Burlington dispatch. The problem is that once a...

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Colchester Police Reports: Jan. 30 – Feb. 5

JAN. 30 – FEB. 5 WARNINGS: 61 Tickets 8 Vehicle not inspected over 15 days 6 Using portable electronic device 4 Speeding 2 Operating after suspension/revocation/refusal (first offense) 1 Underage consumption of alcohol 1 Inspection sticker not assigned to vehicle 1 Failing to display front registration plate 1 Misuse of number plates Arrests 3 Driving with a criminally suspended license 1 DUI, first offense 1 Disorderly conduct (all other) TUESDAY, Jan. 30 12:10 a.m., Medical; location withheld 1:32 a.m., Medical; location withheld 8:04 a.m., Animal problem on Blakely Rd./Nice Way 8:11 a.m., Medical; location withheld 8:15 a.m., Bad check...

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