Tag Archive for Milton

The Colchester Sun is moving to Milton

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The Colchester Sun is moving to 69 Main St. in Milton

As of next week, the Colchester Sun will have a new home. On December 14, the Sun will move from 42 Severance Green #108 to 69 Main St. in Milton, the home of our sister paper, the Milton Independent. Since I took over the helm of the Sun and Essex Reporter in March 2016, the…

Survivor, grandson become advocates after cancer fight

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It was spring 2008, a few months after Colchester resident Denise Marcelino received her Valentine’s Day breast cancer diagnosis. Together with her husband and her grandson Matthew of Milton, Marcelino journeyed to the St. Albans Maple Festival in what had become a family tradition. New that year was Marcelino’s hairstyle. She’d chopped her usually long…

CPD dispatcher fired, arrested

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A Colchester Police dispatcher was fired after allegedly soliciting the services of a prostitute and disclosing confidential police information, according to a statement from Chief Jen Morrison. Vermont State Police cited Earl Benway, 41, of Milton for prohibited acts and obstruction of justice after investigators found he paid a female to perform a sexual act.…

Food shelves sparse during summer

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Last week, Milton Family Community Center food shelf posted a photo to social media portraying near empty shelves, a chilling thought to the organization that distributes up to 180 bags of food every month. But within 24 hours, the shelves transformed from bare to bounteous. When food shelf coordinator Cheryl Alwine puts the word out…

Vt. SportsCar to leave Colchester

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After nearly three decades, Vermont SportsCar is leaving its Colchester shop in the dust. In business since 1988, the rally car workshop that specializes in constructing and prepping rally cars and managing teams – most notably Subaru Rally Team USA – plans to move from its 35,000-square foot shop to a brand new, two-story 50,000-square…

Town considers dispatch merger with So. Burlington

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Nearly three months after sending a representative to a committee studying regionalized emergency dispatch in Chittenden County, Colchester officials say they’re exploring a partnership with South Burlington. Town manager Dawn Francis presented the idea to the Colchester Selectboard at its meeting last Tuesday, calling the move a “pilot project” that is separate from, but in…