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Town explores regionalized dispatch


Colchester has joined eight other towns in a study examining the logistics of forming a regionalized dispatch center, and a final report is forthcoming at the end of the month. Milton, Essex, Shelburne, South Burlington, Williston, Burlington, Winooski and Richmond round out the nine participating municipalities, orchestrated by the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission. The…

Driving while black: Bias study includes CPD data


A new study on racial bias in policing highlights major inequalities statewide, but police Chief Jennifer Morrison said local numbers show there is “no cause for alarm” in Colchester. Authored by University of Vermont professor Stephanie Seguino and visiting professor Nancy Brooks, the study found black drivers in Vermont were nearly twice as likely to…