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Colchester man accused of embezzling over 100k

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A Colchester man is accused of fraudulently racking up more than $100,000 worth of building materials and manual labor from his former employer, police said. Colchester police say Randy Berard, 33, was the construction project manager for JJ Jimmo Development in Milton since 2008. He left in April of this year to begin his own…

Asleep at the wheel

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South Burlington police cited a Colchester man for DUI-No. 2 on Sunday after officers found him sleeping against the steering wheel of his vehicle, according to a press release. Police say David Daignault, 32, was seen driving a red Chevrolet van at a high rate of speed on Dorset Street around 2:30 p.m. He then…

Bayside, Severance rise to top of community center sites

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By JASON STARR If Colchester voters decide to invest in a new community center, it will be built at either Bayside Park or Severance Corners, the selectboard decided in a split vote last Tuesday. The board voted 3-1 to direct a consulting firm to develop site plans and pricing for both locations. It also voted to…

Bus system gets mobile

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By JASON STARR About the same time Green Mountain Transit cuts the ribbon on its new transit center in downtown Burlington, it will also launch a mobile application that allows riders to track buses in real time. Such apps are becoming an industry standard for metropolitan bus systems, according to GMT general manager Karen Walton.…

Colchester man accused of embezzling over 100k

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A Colchester man is accused of fraudulently racking up more than $100,000 worth of building materials and manual labor from his former employer, police said. Colchester police say Randy Berard, 33, was the construction project manager for JJ Jimmo Development in Milton since 2008. He left in April of this year to begin his own…