Author: Ben Chiappinelli

A conversation with Eileen Whalen: May 2018

By EILEEN WHALEN President and Chief Operating Officer, UVMMC Last week, the UVM Medical Center officially declared an end to flu season. While that doesn’t mean no one will come in with a case of influenza, it does mean that the number of cases we see has dwindled greatly. To me, that announcement is a welcome sign that winter must really be over! By now we’ve learned that health isn’t about just trying to avoid the flu for 6 months in Vermont. It’s influenced by so many factors. We know that to maintain our own health, it’s important to...

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Double digits not enough to beat Fairfax

MILTON — Leadoff batter Jaycee Douglas reached base four straight times without getting a hit, scoring four runs as BFA-Fairfax got in front of Milton early and rolled on to an 18-10 Lake Division softball victory Thursday. The Bullets scored in six of the seven innings, including a 7-run fourth that put it out of reach at 12-1 before the Yellowjackets rallied, scoring four in the bottom of the fifth and five in the bottom of the seventh to make it closer. Bridget Hamel started for BFA and pitched 4 2/3 innings for the win, striking out seven while...

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Rotarians take on tree-planting challenge

South of Sam Mazza’s Farm Market in Colchester, a dirt road cuts a dusty path leading up to Pine Island Farm. Behind the picturesque buildings and the pens of bleating goats, green fields peppered with dandelions roll up to the banks of the Winooski River where the Colchester-Milton Rotary Club volunteered to plant saplings on Thursday, May 17. The restoration project, organized by Burlington’s Intervale Center, was to enhance a previous sapling planting on the same plot of land in 2014. Volunteers, also from Dealer.com and Vermont Gas, were greeted by agents of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,...

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May 16 – 22, 2018

WRITTEN WARNINGS 56 TICKETS 3 Driving with suspended license 3 Inspection sticker not assigned to vehicle 3 Speeding 3 Uninsured drivers 3 Uninspected vehicles 3 Using portable electronic device 1 Misuse of number plates 1 Possessing marijuana/hashish, 2nd offense under 21 ARRESTS 2 Unlawful trespass 1 Driving with criminally suspended license 1 Violation of release conditions TOTAL CALLS 189 5/16, 8:05 a.m., Assist Motorist, Route 7 at Mackey St. Cpl. Chris Grenier responded to a report of a broken down tractor trailer. Upon arrival he learned the truck was unloading construction supplies and provided traffic control until the vehicle...

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South Burlington Twilight Meet Results

South Burlington Twilight Meet; May 5, 2018. Photos by Josh Kaufmann, CVNG; results below photo gallery. CamilleHanna Camille Hanna celebrates after setting an all-time record for Milton outdoor track in the high jump, clearing 5-foot-2 in Saturday’s Coaches Against Cancer Twilight Meet at South Burlington H.S. ColbyAllardJaydenBradley Colby Allard and Jayden Bradley start the 100-meter dash May 8 at Milton H.S. Damion Mitchell Damion Mitchell goes up in the long jump during Saturday’s Coaches Against Cancer Twilight Meet at South Burlington H.S. Milton boys’ results: 100 Meters 1                  Tre Sherwood             11.70 10     ...

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