Author: Sun staff

East Rd. culvert replacement will affect commuters

The Town of Colchester will be replacing a major drainage culvert on East Road this July. The existing culvert is failing and is also undersized. This is the first of many water quality improvement projects to be done under the Towns newly adopted Stormwater Utility. The overall project is expected to take 14 days. To ensure the safety of both travelers and the contractor, there will need to be a temporary road closure that will prohibit thru traffic on East Road for approximately 7-10 consecutive calendar days.  The exact week of the closure will be determined as the project...

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Walking path to open this summer

By PHYL NEWBECK It’s been almost a decade in the making, but Colchester is about to get a new walking path, and recreation director Glen Cuttitta says it’s well worth the wait. The one-mile crushed stone path is 8 feet wide and suitable for bicycles and pedestrians and is the first phase of a multi-stage process for developing Colchester Village Park on Main Street, Cuttitta said. The 66-acre parcel was purchased almost 10 years ago, and the town has slowed tried to determine the best way to use the property ever since, Cuttitta said. The first step was building...

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Colchester Police Reports: May 15 – 21, 2018

Warnings 64 Tickets 5 Vehicle not inspected within 15 days of registration 4 Using portable electronic device (first violation) 4 Speeding 3 Operating without a license 2 Operating without liability insurance 1 Possession of marijuana/hashish (first offense; 21 or older) 1 Operating after suspension/revocation/refusal (first offense) 1 Obedience to traffic control devices 1 Condition of vehicle 1 Person required to register Arrests 6 Driving with a criminally suspended license 3 Arrest on warrants 1 Domestic assault 1 DUI (first offense) Tuesday, May 15 12:08 a.m., Missing person on Malletts Bay Campground 8:25 a.m., Welfare check on Tanglewood Dr. 9:15...

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PotW: Leo, our bouncing brindle boy needs a home!

Sex: Neutered male Breed: Mixed breed Age: ~ 2 years old Reason Here: Leo was not a good fit for his previous home Arrival Date: 2/28/2018 Energy Level: High  Size/Weight: Medium/ 65 lbs.  Leo, our bouncing brindle boy needs a home! Leo is clearly a good looking guy, there’s no debate about that, but Leo is so much more! Looking for a house-trained pooch? Look to Leo! Looking for a dog to go on VT adventures with? Look to Leo! Want an affectionate buddy to cuddle with after your outdoor adventure? Look to Leo! Like most dogs, Leo still needs to work on some of his training, but he is off to...

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Colchester Police Reports: May 8 – 14, 2018

Tuesday, May 8 3:37 a.m., Suspicious event on Roosevelt Hwy. 6:57 a.m., Juvenile problem; location withheld 9:02 a.m., Medical; location withheld 9:14 a.m., Larceny from motor vehicle on Camels Hump Rd. 9:30 a.m., Medical; location withheld 10:15 a.m., Vandalism on Oak Cir. 10:34 a.m., Juvenile problem; location withheld 12:02 p.m., Suspicious event on Malletts Bay Ave. 1:27 p.m., Computer crime on Champlain Dr. 1:45 p.m., Parking on Laker Ln. 2:27 p.m., Suspicious event on Catamount Ln. 2:45 p.m., Motor vehicle complaint on Roosevelt Hwy. 3:34 p.m., Medical; location withheld 5:57 p.m., Motor vehicle complaint on Roosevelt Hwy. 6:26 p.m.,...

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