Author: Michaela Halnon

The fast and the furriest

Rounding the corner into Camp Dudley at Kiniya early Saturday morning, I saw it: A muscular woman sprinted across the dirt road and hoisted herself up a tall wooden wall with a grunt, a line of mud slicked across her cheek. Her dog shimmied through a hole at the base of the wall and sat patiently below in the drizzling rain as she steeled herself up for the jump to the ground. With a thud, the pair was off again — scaling another wall, then another. My folks, enlisted to snap some photos and cheer me on as I...

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Police investigating fatal crash on I-89

Vermont State Police say a 51-year-old South Burlington man died Monday morning after his delivery truck left Interstate 89 and hit a large tree. Police say Armelindo Marchesini wasn’t wearing a seatbelt when his truck crashed about a quarter-mile north of the Colchester/Milton exit, 17. He died at the scene and was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the news release said. The incident, which occurred around 5:30 a.m., reduced traffic to one lane for about five hours while police investigated the crash and the vehicle was removed. Police say the area was graded for re-pavement...

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Wednesday, July 5 – Tuesday, July 11

Police log WRITTEN WARNINGS 38 TICKETS 4 Driving with suspended license 4 Speeding 3 Uninsured vehicles 3 Unregistered vehicles 2 Misuse of number plates 2 Driver possessed open container 2 Using portable electronic device 1 Counterfeit plates, stickers, etc. 1 Uninspected vehicle ARRESTS 2 Violations of conditions of release 1 Driving with a criminally suspended license 1 DUI – criminal refusal TOTAL CALLS 194 7/5, 10:38 a.m., Overdose, Haydenberry Dr. Officer William Bosworth responded to a heroin overdose in a local parking lot. The patient was revived and did not require transport. 7/5, 5 p.m., Threats/harassment, Hobbs Rd. Officer...

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Brown back as boys basketball assistant coach

Milton boys basketball coach Chris Brown is back on the bench after being placed on administrative leave earlier this month, superintendent Ann Bradshaw said Monday. Brown has assumed an assistant coach’s role for the rest of the season and will still be paid, Bradshaw said. Brown’s stipend for this season is $5,318, school board minutes show. “It was a mutual agreement,” Bradshaw said, while declining to comment further. In an email last Sunday, Brown also declined to comment.  “I have committed to not discuss until after our basketball season is finished,” he wrote. The team will play its final...

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Brown placed on leave indefinitely

A Milton High School coach has been placed on paid indefinite administrative leave, superintendent Ann Bradshaw confirmed Monday. Varsity boys basketball coach Chris Brown hasn’t coached a game since January 30. Brown led the Yellowjackets from 2005 to 2007 before rejoining the team in 2013. Last Saturday marked the second-straight game he wasn’t on the bench, instead watching from the stands as his son, Ryan, scored his 1000th career point. Reached Thursday, Brown said he’s been told he can’t comment on the matter. He last coached on January 30 during a loss to BFA-St. Albans. Video from Northwest Access...

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