Mother of monarchs

Artist raises eggs to butterflies The heart of Betsy Finstad’s home looks like most suburban living rooms. Unopened mail sits on the counter, family photographs adorn the walls and two lazy cats sun themselves near windows that Finstad, an artist of …  Read more

Eagle Scout improves River Walk

Milton’s Lamoille River Walk has recently become more, well, walkable, thanks to the efforts of local Boy Scout Spencer Lane. As part of his Eagle Scout project, 17-year-old Lane constructed four wooden footbridges over muddy, flooded patches that previously obstructed …  Read more

Truth in numbers?

Police say records don’t reflect mental health crises in town By MICHAELA HALNON By July 31, 2017, Colchester police had responded to 40 suicide attempts in town — just one shy of the number seen in all of 2016. Chief …  Read more

Milton Rescue expands outreach

As Milton Rescue leadership is slated to change this year, its members are focusing on several outreach programs to help them establish their identity in the community. Fire and rescue chief Don Turner will step down from those leadership positions …  Read more

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