Author: Sun staff

Imagine a day without water

Stop for a moment and think about the many times each day you rely on clean water. Think how frequently you turn the knob on a faucet, flush the toilet or use water to cook or clean — and drink. Now imagine an entire day in which clean water was unavailable to you. Think of the difficulties just to take care of yourself and your family. By taking personal responsibility for the quality of our lakes and streams, and in particular Lake Champlain, we can ensure that days without swimmable, fishable and drinkable water remain limited. On September 15,...

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A good reminder on 9/11

This past Sunday, on the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, Daybreak Community Church held a special service at Bayside Park. Police Chief Jennifer Morrison gave a meaningful, encouraging message about how the police, fire, first responders lay down their lives for us everyday. We wanted to offer our gratitude for her message. Our guest speaker, Dillip Joseph, supported her contribution to the service, as he shared part of his story about being captured by the Taliban. Daybreak Community Church at Creek Farm Plaza wishes to offer its gratitude for all our public servants within our local fire department,...

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Police: Man charged after hitting curb, fleeing

South Burlington police arrested a Winooski man who they say crossed over the center line and then failed to stop for police while driving under the influence in Colchester. Jalen Miller, 23, was driving west on College Parkway around 2:45 a.m. on September 10 when a South Burlington officer attempted to pull him over, a press release said. Police say Miller then fled at a high rate of speed before hitting a curb while trying to turn onto Johnson Avenue. Police cited Miller for DUI, eluding a police officer, negligent operation and excessive speed. Police also learned Miller had...

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Police looking for Rite Aid robbery suspect

Police are looking for a man who they say robbed Rite Aid pharmacy in Colchester on Monday afternoon, a news release said. Police say the man demanded the pharmacy technician provide narcotics before fleeing the store at 1184 Prim Rd. around 12:40 p.m. Police describe the suspect as a white male standing about 5 feet 8 inches tall, wearing dark colored shorts and a grey or green pullover, as well as a blue and white baseball hat with “Switchback” written on the front. The Milton police K9 unit assisted Colchester’s K9 unit in the search. Anyone with information is...

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