GMT bus hub opens


Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger speaks at the opening of Green Mountain Transit's downtown transit center last Thursday. (Photo by Jason Starr)

Green Mountain Transit unveiled its new downtown transit center last Thursday, a regional hub of bus travel that is a striking improvement over the 35-year-old bus stop it replaces. The new center was built over the past year in the…

Students encouraged to join town government


Town manager Dawn Francis discusses the work of the recreation advisory board with a student last week at Colchester High School. (Photo by Jason Starr)

Colchester High School students were recruited last week to fill newly created youth positions on Colchester’s governing boards and commissions. Town manager Dawn Francis and economic development director Kathi Walker O’Reilly described the opportunity in a presentation to about 20…

Runners pledge: Every last mile


Colchester’s Erin Randall-Mullins is part of a group of local runners who will cover all of Colchester’s roughly 100 miles of road in December. (Courtesy photo)

When you’ve run dozens of marathons and ultra-marathons over the past 20 years, sometimes you have to dream up unique goals to sustain a will to train, especially through the dead of a Vermont winter. Howard Kalfus has organized a…

Marina reassessment underway



The town of Colchester has contracted with two companies to help reappraise the town’s six marinas. The assessor’s office is undertaking the reappraisals because some Colchester marinas have invested in their facilities since the last town-wide reassessment five years ago,…


St. Mike’s names top assistant men’s hockey coach


Dan Allen was named the top assistant men's ice hockey coach for the St. Michael's College team. (Photo courtesy of the St. Michael's College Athletic Communications Department)

Western Connecticut State University graduate Dan Allen was named the top assistant coach for the St. Michael’s College men’s ice hockey team, fifth-year head coach Damian DiGiulian announced on Friday. Fifth-year assistant coach Brent Truchon and first-year volunteer assistant coach Maggie DiMasi round out bench staff for the 2016-17 season.   “I am very excited…