Five face indictments in Colchester drug ring

The owner of Almighty Peaks Painting told a DEA agent that he started selling heroin because so many of his employees used the drug, “it was an easy way to pay them.”

Hospitals, regulators lean hard on surgical center investors

Allowing the Green Mountain Surgical Center to open would let independent doctors penetrate a market that has been exclusively controlled by hospitals.

Colchester woman killed after car struck by Amtrak train

OLCHESTER — A local woman was killed Sunday night when a car was struck by an Amtrak train at the Depot Road rail crossing, according to police. Erin Allen, 32, of Colchester, died after police said the 2008 Kia Rio crossed in front of a northbound passenger train and was pushed close to 150 feet […]

Feds make big heroin bust at Colchester business

The landlord for the property, Sen. Richard Mazza, said he was “devastated” by the news and the implications that he should have known more.

Town meeting preview: Colchester

Voters will weigh in on a series of charter changes intended to modernize city government.

Colchester police stop field testing drugs because of danger

The chief points to DEA warnings about the risk to officers from fentanyl. The state police, for their part, are being more careful but are concerned about a backlog at the testing lab.

No foul play suspected in St. Michael’s student’s death

COLCHESTER — A St. Michael’s College student was found dead early Wednesday in the Gilbrook Natural Area near the campus, school officials said. They identified the student as senior business major Jeremiah Collins, of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Winooski police were called and Collins’ death is under investigation, but foul play is not suspected, according to a […]

Statewide tests find more PFOA at ‘very specific sites’

Statewide testing for chemicals like PFOA turned up more contamination at a three sites in Chittenden County and one in Pittsford.

Colchester shooting suspect turns himself in, pleads not guilty

BURLINGTON — The suspect in a Monday shooting in Colchester pleaded not guilty Thursday to aggravated assault and attempted second-degree murder. The Superior Court judge ordered the suspect, Patrick Bombard, held until a bail hearing later this month. Bombard, 29, is accused of shooting Travis Carl, 36, twice during an altercation at the victim’s apartment […]

Colchester shooter on the lam

olice in Colchester obtained an arrest warrant Tuesday for Patrick J. Bombard, 29, of Williston, for attempted 2nd degree murder. The Chittenden County State’s Attorney’s office is working with the Colchester Police Department. On Monday, Bombard allegedly shot a 36-year-old male twice at an apartment on 106 College Parkway in Colchester. The two men had […]

Water and sewer improvements to the Windemere Mobile Home Park

After almost two years of planning and six months of construction, much needed upgrades to the water delivery and wastewater disposal systems at Windemere Estates Mobile Home Park have been successfully completed.

Yale Glee Club to perform in Colchester

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Press Contact: T. Sean Maher, Yale Glee Club, (203) 432-4136, [email protected] Local Contact: Nathaniel G. Lew, Saint Michael’s College, (802) 654-2284, [email protected]     Yale Glee Club to perform in Colchester 154-year-old collegiate ensemble makes rare visit to Green Mountain State     December 29, 2014 – The Yale Glee Club, […]

Vision to Action Vermont endorses Joey Purvis for Vermont House

Vision to Action Vermont (V2AVT) is pleased to announce its endorsement of Joey Purvis for the Chittenden 9-1 House District (Colchester).

Vision to Action Vermont endorses Rep. Pat Brennan for Vermont House

Vision to Action Vermont (V2AVT) is pleased to announce its endorsement of incumbent Representative Patrick Brennan for the Chittenden 9-2 House District (Colchester).