In the General Election on Nov. 3, Colchester residents are running to represent the town in the Vermont House of Representatives.
COLCHESTER — As students return to Saint Michael's College in the coming weeks and are tested for COVID-19, the Sun will be updating this chart with the results. Check back every week for new data.
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Vermont Air National Guard will begin night flying operations from Tuesday, Oct. 27 through Friday, Oct. 30 with takeoffs occurring between 5-7 p.m. and landings occurring around 8-10 p.m.
Happy Friday! Fall calendars in Vermont are typically filled with craft shows and artist markets. While most were cancelled this year due to COVID-19, one Milton resident found a creative solution for showcasing her town's plethora of crafters and makers this Saturday.
Publishing Letters to the Editor is a long-time tradition at the Colchester Sun. They are published often at colchestersun.com/opinion.
According to state officials, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween safely this year. Dr. Patsy Kelso, the state’s epidemiologist, encourages Vermonters to get creative.
In 2017, the Colchester selectboard approved the creation of a single-lane roundabout at the Bayside Park intersection in Colchester. It's now been three years since that announcement, so the Sun thought it was a good time to remind readers of the plan and to check-in on the project's status.
This Saturday is Prescription Drug Take Back Day when you can dispose of leftover prescription and over-the-counter drugs safely at a collection site near you.
Now that more than 100,000 Vermonters have returned their ballots, they are asking "how do I know if it's been received?"
COLCHESTER — Eight students at Saint Michael's College have tested positive for COVID-19. This is the college's largest result since it began testing in mid-August and has caused the school to transition to entirely remote classes.
SOUTH BURLINGTON — For Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt, it is paramount the federal government see the country through the rest of this pandemic by providing additional monetary aid.
The COVID-19 pandemic recently gave a budding local musician the opportunity to finally achieve one of her longtime dreams: to write, record, and release a studio album.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Vermont’s senators have joined a wider coalition of legislators calling for an early release of emergency funding for helping families afford heating and energy costs.
MONTPELIER – Gov. Phil Scott has instructed Vermont’s ice skating rinks not to accept any new reservations until midnight on Oct. 31, 2020
MONTPELIER – An outbreak of COVID-19 in Central Vermont has widened to 18 people and the first in-school transmission of the disease was reported, health officials said during a news conference Friday.
Citing the need to maintain policies for suppressing COVID-19 and accessing economic supports, Gov. Phil Scott announced Thursday his state of emergency would extend to November.
It's hard to grow tired of fall in Vermont. Just when you think foliage is at its peak, the trees on Mount Mansfield turn their saturation up just enough to make you go "wow."
Despite an uncertain and ever-changing fall, Colchester School District had something to celebrate Thursday when one of its own was selected as the 2021 Vermont Teacher of the Year.
A life-long Vermonter, UVM alum and U.S. Army veteran, Democrat Seth Chase is looking to be re-elected to the Vermont House of Representatives.
As the gardening season comes to a close, gardeners will soon be busy preparing for winter. Of all the chores involved, soil testing is often overlooked.
Over 110,000 registered Vermont voters have already returned their ballots for the general election on Nov. 3. If you've put your ballot in the mail or placed it in your town's secure drop box, you may be wondering: what happens to it now and what can I do to make sure it's counted?
Democrat Curt Taylor has held many jobs in his lifetime — from school teacher to news reporter to computer programmer — but in retirement, he's devoted himself to public service in Colchester.
Students in the Colchester School District’s (CSD) grades K-5 will start having more days of in-person instruction beginning next week.
JERICHO — Members of the Colchester-Milton Rotary Club got dirt under their fingernails and grass stains on their knees a few weeks ago while volunteering to help combat food insecurity in Vermont.
MONTPELIER — Ayeshah Raftery, a Colchester resident with a passion for helping children, is the new director of development for Prevent Child Abuse Vermont, an organization whose work has taken on new meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
MONTPELIER – Every year the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) recognizes five people who have made outstanding contributions to the health and well-being of Vermonters. This year, the awards went to people who have contributed to combatting COVID-19 in Vermont and the country, beginning with Ver…
HUNTINGTON, Vt. – One of Vermont’s leading conservation groups has applauded the passage of state legislation filling gaps left open by the Trump administration’s rollback of a Migratory Bird Treaty Act protection.
COLCHESTER -- Age Well, the leading experts on aging in Northwestern Vermont, is offering free, online classes to inform older adults about enrolling in Medicare.
Happy Friday! All of the events featured in this week's newsletter are two days long, so if you can't attend one day, don't worry, there's still another chance. This weekend, celebrate fall by immersing yourself in local maple products, tasting Oktoberfest or viewing local art. You can even …
WILLISTON — Green Mountain Compost (GMC), a program of the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD), will temporarily discontinue residential food scrap drop-off beginning Oct. 19. This change is expected to be in place through 2021.
ST. ALBANS — Republican Scott Milne is running for lieutenant governor because he believes he’s the right person to help Vermont’s small businesses bounce back from COVID-19.
MONTPELIER – Gov. Phil Scott announced Wednesday he would allow a bill allowing for the taxing and sale of marijuana to pass into law without his signature.
MONTPELIER – Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) Secretary Julie Moore invites the public to join her on Oct. 13 from 4-5 p.m. for a virtual discussion on outdoor recreation in Vermont.
Now… I am really dating myself. Once upon a time, there was popular shoe style called Penny Loafers. And (special head’s up to any Canadians reading this) there was a coin called a Penny, which was 1/100th of a dollar. And perhaps for millennials and others who were raised purely on plastic,…
Born and raised in northern England, Republican Jon Lynch is now a naturalized U.S. citizen and a Colchester resident of 18 years.
Ballots have started arriving in voters’ mailboxes throughout the state, but that doesn’t mean Vermonters need to rush their vote and return the ballots right away.
There are two schools of thought when it comes to managing leaf litter at this time of year. Some people believe in leaving leaf litter as natural mulch on perennial beds and to provide habitat for beneficial insects. Others believe in removing dead leaves to prevent disease and discourage pests.
MONTPELIER — Members of the Vermont legislature have formed a Vermont National Guard Legislative Caucus in advance of an anticipated large-scale deployment of the Vermont Army National Guard in 2021, with the intent of improving communication with the guard.
Many Colchester residents might know Patrick Brennan from his days on the field, coaching baseball and softball in the summer heat.
MONTPELIER — On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Scott’s team provided an update on the state’s COVID-19 response with a focus on the disease in Vermont, what is happening regionally, the outbreak in Addison County and Vermont’s overall preparedness.
MONTPELIER — Families earning 80 percent of the median income or less may be eligible for 25 percent off of the purchase of an energy efficient used car.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., announced Monday afternoon that he has tested negative for COVID-19 after potentially being exposed to the virus at a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Thursday.