Tom Marble

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,…

Board OKs high school 2018 trip to Costa Rica

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It might be a bit early for them to start packing their bags, but a group of Colchester High School students are heading to Costa Rica next spring. At its meeting last Tuesday, the school board signed off on a nine-day trip for 18 students in April 2018 with an itinerary centered on learning about…

Milton man cited after crash with Colchester driver

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Vermont State Police arrested a Milton man after a two-vehicle crash with a Colchester driver on South Burlington’s Interstate 89 early Wednesday morning. Officers responded to the scene and found Kenyon Desranleau, 20, had fled on foot, a VSP press release said. South Burlington Police located Desranleau in a nearby neighborhood and reported he showed…

GMP deploys crews to NY

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In response to severe thunderstorms that hit New York on Monday, more than 54 Green Mountain Power supervisors, lineworkers and mechanics were sent to the Oneonta area to help restore power Tuesday afternoon, according to a press release. GMP employees worked with NYS electric and gas crews to restore power to the 27,000 people still…