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Superior court dismisses dog euthanasia appeal

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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 Bryan Monaghan said. “We’re happy…

Dog owner appeals euthanasia order

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A local pit bull owner is appealing a euthanasia order handed down by the Colchester Selectboard earlier this year, a determination that came after board members heard claims the dog viciously attacked a young Milton girl in February. Court documents show the dog’s owner, Colchester resident Jason Hathaway, will represent himself in a not-yet-scheduled hearing…