Tom Marble

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…

Going to town: Parks & Rec prepares for master plan presentation

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After a late snowfall set them back, contractors working with the Colchester Parks and Rec department are continuing to survey the areas marked in conceptual designs for a proposed Bayside Community Center and Bayside Park upgrade. With the help of the Colorado-based consulting firm GreenPlay, who contracted with town about a year ago, town officials…

Scheduled water shutoff to take effect tonight

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A scheduled nighttime water shutdown in the Route 2A and Route 7 vicinity of Fire District No. 3 in Colchester will begin April 19 at 9 p.m. and last until April 20 at 5 a.m. The shutoff will affect 224 residences on Creek Farm Road and smaller attached streets, according to a notice on the…