Tag Archive for Colchester

Girls hockey drops tough road contest

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The Burlington/Colchester girls hockey team dropped a nailbiting 3-2 contest against host Essex last Saturday. The SeaLakers streaked ahead behind goals from Brooke Barrows and Elise Scoresom, who propelled the squad into the third period with a 2-1 lead. The Hornets wouldn’t relent, however, pouncing back for two goals in the final frame, capped by Maddy Young’s…

St. Michael’s responds to racism on campus

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An investigation is ongoing at St. Michael’s College two weeks after members of the college’s Center for Multicultural Affairs and Services issued a letter condemning acts of “targeted hate.” The investigation stems from allegations that a pattern of racially motivated incidents occurred on campus including racial slurs directed at students, defacing migrant workers posters with…

Colchester airmen deploy

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By MICHAELA HALNON and COURTNEY LAMDIN Three hundred airmen and multiple F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Vermont Air National Guard arrived in an undisclosed destination on Saturday on a mission to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, a press release said. According to VTANG Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson, members of…

VTANG preps for short-notice deployment

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A few hundred airmen from the 158th Fighter Wing of the Vermont Air National Guard will be deployed overseas in the coming weeks, officials announced last week. The airmen will be sent to the United States Central Command, Major Gen. Steven Cray said at a press conference. That area includes Northern Africa, the Middle East…

GMP enters partnership for state’s largest solar project

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Representatives from Colchester’s Green Mountain Power gathered at GlobalFoundries in Essex Jct. on Tuesday to announce the companies’ partnership in a new solar project. Embracing the renewable energy revolution, the new facility located on GlobalFoundries’ land and leased to GMP, will produce over 8 million kilowatt-hours per year. This energy will power GlobalFoundries, along with…

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…