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Superior court dismisses dog euthanasia appeal


A superior court judge has dismissed a Colchester dog owner’s appeal after the resident failed to appear for a hearing in Burlington last Wednesday. The decision upholds the euthanasia directive handed down by the selectboard in March. “The town achieved its goals in getting this appeal closed out,” town attorney Brian Monaghan said. “We’re happy…

Police: Dog dies after left in hot car


A Colchester woman was arrested after her dog died in her parked vehicle on Monday, a news release said. Police say Stacey Barrientos, 54, was cited for one count of animal cruelty. She’s expected to be arraigned October 6. Police responded to the scene on College Parkway around 2:45 p.m., when an officer forced entry…