Author: Courtney Lamdin

Selectboard reorganizes post TMD, changes meeting time

The Milton Selectboard reorganized last Wednesday, a post-Town Meeting ritual during which board members agreed to change their regular meeting schedule. Instead of the first and third Mondays of each month, the selectboard will now meet the first and third Thursdays at 6 p.m. in the municipal building community room. The suggestion came from newcomer Brenda Steady, who was sworn in March 7 after defeating Donald Franklin in the election. One of her jobs is cleaning a bank in town after hours on Monday nights, she said. John Palasik, re-elected and now serving a three-year seat, said changing the...

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Miltonians sound off on gun control

Milton lawmakers are generally staying mum on the issue of gun control a week after a forum brought speakers from both sides of the debate to Milton High School. Last Tuesday, about 60 people gathered in the MHS auditorium to speak on possible gun control measures introduced in the Vermont Legislature. Three such bills were presented after the Feb. 14 Parkland, Fla. school shooting and after a former student in Fair Haven was arrested for allegedly planning a shooting there. One would institute universal background checks for gun buyers, another would raise the buying age from 18 to 21...

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Drug offenders sentenced for dealing heroin out of Milton residence

The two subjects involved in dealing heroin out of a Milton residence have been sentenced, Milton police said. A Chittenden County Superior Court judge sentenced Syer Stevenson to up to 12 months in prison after he pleaded not guilty to possessing one or more grams of heroin and to selling less than 200 milligrams of the opiate, police said. Stevenson entered his guilty plea on March 8, Detective Cpl. Frank Scalise said this week. The agreement also says police may keep the money seized during the investigation. Stevenson was arrested alongside Jodi Landry of Milton last summer after police...

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Milton Police Reports: Wednesday, Feb. 28 to Tuesday, March 6

WRITTEN WARNINGS 45 TICKETS 2 Uninspected vehicles 1 Operating without learner’s permit 1 Uninsured driver 1 Unregistered vehicle 1 Speeding ARRESTS 1 Domestic assault 1 DUI, 1st offense 1 Noise in the nighttime 1 Operation without consent TOTAL CALLS 161 2/28, 3:05 a.m., Suspicious, Catamount Dr. at Industrial Dr. Officer Kendra Raymond responded to a report of a flashing light on the side of a business. She checked the area but did not locate anything. 2/28, 11:49 a.m., Threats/Harassment, Route 7 Cpl. Scott Philbrook spoke with a complainant who reported being harassed by some neighbors. The caller wanted to...

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3 arrested in cocaine investigation

Milton police arrested three people after an investigation into cocaine distribution in town, a press release Tuesday said. Police cited Kejon Burks, 40, of Colchester for selling cocaine; Leon Parker, 50, of Milton for two counts of selling cocaine; and Catherine Limoge, 50, of Milton for accessory to selling cocaine, police said. Officers made the arrests with the help of confidential informants, an affidavit for Burks’ arrest shows, including a controlled drug buy at Parker’s residence at the Red Top Apartments on Milton’s Route 7. Police say Parker has three felony and misdemeanor convictions each but no previous illicit...

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