Tom Marble

‘Small voices do have a big impact’

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At her first two school board meetings, Jaclyn Cline remembers staying silent until after the cameras were turned off. Ten months later, the University of Vermont-bound, Colchester High School graduate with a State House internship and Congressional page experience under her belt has some advice for the next student-school board member: Speak at every meeting.…

Hook, line and sinker: LCI hosts annual fishing derby

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With fishing gear in hand, legislators, state officials and community members lined the bank of the Winooski River in Colchester last Thursday morning for Lake Champlain International’s 10th Governor’s Cup. Sixteen teams, including last year’s victors, Team Myers, gathered at the Vt. Fish & Wildlife access point to help raise awareness – and funds –…

Green Mountain Power teams up with Tesla

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Last month, Green Mountain Power and Tesla partnered on a stored energy program designed to save customers money and use energy more efficiently. The initiative utilizes Tesla’s Powerwall 2 – a battery energy storage system – along with the company’s GridLogic software program to reduce grid and customer cost by allowing energy to be stored…

Vt. SportsCar to leave Colchester

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After nearly three decades, Vermont SportsCar is leaving its Colchester shop in the dust. In business since 1988, the rally car workshop that specializes in constructing and prepping rally cars and managing teams – most notably Subaru Rally Team USA – plans to move from its 35,000-square foot shop to a brand new, two-story 50,000-square…

Gov. Scott talks healthcare, pot in Colchester

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At Vermont PBS’ Colchester studio last week, Gov. Phil Scott sat down live with moderator Stewart Ledbetter of NBC5 to discuss prominent State House issues. Much of the hour-long “Ask the Governor” conversation centered on the Scott’s embattled healthcare reform initiative and S.22, a bill that hit the governor’s desk last Thursday that would legalize…

Police arrest suspect in DMV burglary

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Seven months after the overnight theft of an ATM containing $20,000 from the Department of Motor Vehicles in South Burlington, police reported the arrest of a suspect from Essex Jct. Brian LeClair, 36, was cited for burglary, aggravated operation without owner’s consent and two counts of grand larceny, according to a press release. In October,…