Author: Tom Marble

Police log: Wednesday, May 31 – Tuesday, May 6

WRITTEN WARNINGS 53 TICKETS 3 Using portable electronic device 2 Gross limits on highway 2 Operating after suspension/revocation/refusal 1 Counterfeit plates, stickers, etc. 1 Speeding 1 Stop sign 1 Texting while operating motor vehicle ARRESTS 3 Driving with a criminally suspended license 2 False information to a police officer 1 Violation of an abuse prevention order 1 Violation of conditions of release TOTAL CALLS 205 5/31, 2:21 a.m., Threats/harassment, Kingswood Dr. Officer Matthew McQueen handled a citizen’s complaint about receiving a possibly threatening message. He documented the incident and found no criminal action at the time. 5/31, 8:37 a.m.,...

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VT SportsCar breaks ground in Milton

After nearly three decades, Vermont SportsCar is leaving its Colchester shop in the dust.  In business since 1988, the rally car workshop that specializes in constructing and prepping rally cars and managing teams – most notably Subaru Rally Team USA – plans to move from its 35,000-square foot shop to a brand new, two-story 50,000-square foot space on Gonyeau Road. “This will be a custom-made facility,” Vermont SportsCar president Lance Smith said. “We’ll be able to increase efficiencies and save some money with new the building and new systems. We spent a lot of time altering the building to...

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Police log: Wednesday, May 24 – Tuesday, May 30

WRITTEN WARNINGS 42 TICKETS 3 Counterfeit plates, stickers, etc. 3 Driving with suspended license 3 Speeding 3 Uninsured vehicles 2 Smoking in a vehicle with a child 2 Uninspected vehicles 1 Condition of vehicle 1 Gross limits on highway 1 Misuse of number plates 1 Stopping, standing or parking in restricted area 1 Using portable electronic device – 2nd offense ARRESTS 1 Driving with a criminally suspended license 1 Excessive speed 1 Leaving scene of an accident 1 Violation of abuse prevention order TOTAL CALLS 187 5/24, 7:45 a.m., Found/lost property, McMullen Rd. Officer Ed Larente took a complaint...

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Digging in, part two: UVM archaeology survey completed at Stannard House

The General Stannard House Committee took another step last week toward meeting Act 250 requirements and gaining approval to move ahead with renovations on the property. John Crock, director of the University of Vermont consulting archaeology program, and his four-student team completed a two-day survey last Thursday of the approximately 150 by 80-foot area on Route 7 – a known Native American site – where the committee hopes to build a parking lot. “The state required this work here because of the broad sensitivity in this area,” Crock said. “Nothing has been found related to the Native American occupation....

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Wednesday, May 17 – Tuesday, May 23

WRITTEN WARNINGS 42 TICKETS 7 Operating after suspension, revocation, refusal 5 Speeding 2 Gross limits on highways 2 Uninsured vehicles 2 Using portable electronic device 1 Consuming alcoholic beverage while driving 1 Counterfeit plates, stickers, etc. 1 Stop sign 1 Uninspected vehicle 1 Unregistered vehicle ARRESTS 4 Driving with criminally suspended license 1 Domestic assault 1 Simple assault 1 Violation of conditions of release TOTAL CALLS 193 5/17, 4:07 a.m., Fire assist, Donald Dr. Officer Charles Brown assisted Milton Fire Department with a report of a strong odor of gas in the area. 5/17, 1:07 p.m., Larceny, McMullen Rd. ...

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