Tom Marble

Suspect in car theft arrested

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Colchester police arrested a transient man for burglary and operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent last Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving, a female resident of Ira Allen Court in Colchester reported she witnessed an unknown male inside her vehicle, which was parked in her garage at the time. After leaving her…

Rotary fundraises to support St. Mike’s responders

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There was no shortage of helping hands when Chad Conger arrived to unload the picnic table he built for the St. Michael’s Fire and Rescue squad. “Of course, being fire and rescue people, they can’t see a project without jumping in to help out,” Conger said. After working with Zac Minior, a rescue squad member…

Munson Road to become private

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Nearly five months after the Colchester Selectboard agreed to begin the process of discontinuing Munson Road, its decision to privatize the road will take effect Monday. The 700-foot-long gravel road that served as a shortcut for motorists trying to avoid traffic at the intersection of Bay Road and Route 7 will no longer be accessible…

Car crashes clutter I-89

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Three separate collisions involving a total of 10 vehicles occurred during a 30-minute period on Interstate 89 north on Tuesday evening. All three accidents happened between 5 and 5:30 p.m., and reports filed by responding state troopers indicate traffic volumes were heavy during that time on the northbound interstate. Vermont State Police from the Williston…