Courtney Lamdin

About Courtney Lamdin

Courtney A. Lamdin, editor and reporter, started with the Milton Independent in September 2009 after graduating at the top of her St. Michael's College journalism class. She inherited the editorship when founder Lynn Delaney retired in December 2010. Courtney hails from Barre Town and now lives in Winooski with her cat, Miss Parker.

Latest From Courtney Lamdin:

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‘We’re close’

Milton’s Selectboard unanimously voted to offer a contract to its preferred candidate following more than two hours of executive session discussion on Monday night. The board will not release the candidate’s name until possibly Monday, June 29, when it will …  Read more

Trey the 5-year-old Morab horse is pictured on the operating table at the Vermont Large Animal Clinic in Milton, which specializes in equine medicine. (Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

The horse doctors

Trey was getting very, very sleepy. The 5-year-old, 900-pound Morab horse was just injected with a sedative, and his legs began to give out from under him. A team of five medical personnel snapped into action, pushing him against a …  Read more

Workers at the I-89 Lamoille River bridge project are pictured in June. (Photo courtesy of Tetra Tech)

Slow-down planned at I-89 bridge

The contractors working on the Milton interstate bridge project began using traffic control measures this week to facilitate a new phase of construction. Tetra Tech Construction began using rolling roadblocks on Monday that limited travel over the Lamoille River bridges …  Read more

(Photo by Harjit Dhaliwal)

Budget passes

Milton voters accepted a new fiscal year 2016 school budget at a revote on Tuesday. The $25.7 million proposal passed 662-606, unofficial results showed. The budget is a 4.74 percent increase in education spending, up 7.01 percent overall, from fiscal …  Read more

(Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

Manager candidates vetted

The two candidates for Milton’s next town manager appeared in person Thursday night for public session interviews with the selectboard, laying out their perspectives and priorities if hired. Kevin Flanagan and Donna Barlow Casey were allotted up to 90 minutes …  Read more

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