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Colchester High School locked down after student comment  WCAX

COLCHESTER, Vt. (WCAX) A lockdown at Colchester High School has been lifted. Police say they got the call after a student made a comment that would have ...

Vermont holiday shows: Get all merry and bright with local performers and artists

The Christmas season offers a bounty of holiday-themed concerts, plays, dance, visual art and more in and around Burlington.

Potential Threat at Colchester High School  My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

The Colchester Police Department is looking into a potential threat against Colchester High School.

Vermont field hockey: 2018 coaches' all-league teams

As selected by the state's high school field hockey coaches and reported to the Free Press sports department.

PHOTOS: Colchester football bests Essex at home, 28-7

Colchester football kept the pressure up at home against Essex, beating them 28-7 on Friday night, Oct. 5, 2018.

Three thoughts: Last-minute TD lifts Colchester past Middlebury 34-28

Three thoughts on Friday night's high school football Week 1 clash between Middlebury and Colchester.

2018 Vermont high school field hockey playoff primer and predictions

Top-seeded Bellows Falls, Mount Abraham, Windsor all vying for high school field hockey glory.

GALLERY: Colchester hosts Middlebury in HS football

Middlebury's Trysten Quesnel (68) tackles Colchester's Bailey Olson (11)during the boys high school football game between Middlebury and Colchester at ...

Vermont high school playoffs: VPA fall tournament pairings

The Vermont Principals' Association releases tournament pairings in soccer, field hockey, football and volleyball for the fall high school playoffs.

Colchester teen suspected of school threat may avoid criminal prosecution

Prosecutors referred Alex Cardosi to a program that would have him avoid a criminal record and keeps details of the case secret.

A day in the life of Lloyd Squires, Vermont's 'best' bagel maker

Lloyd Squires, 54, wakes up in his South Burlington home as he does every day: without an alarm. He puts on a layer of Under Armour, a Montreal Canadiens ...

Two new school threats follow Fair Haven lockdown

Schools in Colchester and Fairfax this week confronted threats amid the fallout from last week's arrest of a teenager in Fair Haven, who is now facing charges ...

PHOTOS: Colchester faces Mount Abraham in field hockey

The Lakers wrap up an unbeaten, 11-0-3 regular season with a 1-0 win over Mount Abraham in high school field hockey on Oct. 20, 2018.

Vermont high school highlights: Rutland football topples Rice in D-I showdown

RUTLAND – Down by a touchdown in the first half, Rutland found paydirt on four straight drives to take the lead for good in a 49-26 win over Rice in high school ...

Vermont high school playoffs: 13 must-watch contests this weekend

A look at this weekend's most intriguing playoff showdowns in high school football, soccer, field hockey and cross-country running.

Vermont high school football: Week 6 power rankings

A new No. 1 team rises to the top in this week's Varsity Insider high school football power rankings.

Former Colchester football player accused of DUI hours after Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

A recent Colchester High School graduate was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence many hours after playing in last Saturday's Shrine Maple ...

Saturday's Vermont sports scores and Sunday's schedule

As reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Friday's Vermont sports scores and Saturday's schedule

As reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Live updates: Vermont high school football Week 7 scoreboard

Stay current on the action with the Burlington Free Press from Week 7 of the 2018 Vermont high school football season.

Vermont Varsity Insider Athletes of the Week: Ballots for Oct. 14-20

Welcome to the seventh installment of the Vermont Varsity Insider Athletes of the Week voting by high school sports fans. This week, and every week during the ...

Woman killed on Southwest flight grew up in Vermont  WCAX

The woman killed when a plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia grew up in Vermont and attended school here.

Colchester Police Chief Jennifer Morrison to retire in August

Colchester Police Chief Jennifer Morrison announced she will retire in August after five years. Morrison began her career with Burlington Police.

Pam Loranger launches write-in campaign in Republican primary for Colchester House seat

News Release — Pamela Loranger July 17, 2018. Contact: Pam Loranger 802-846-7313. Pamela Loranger has announced she ...

Vermont high school highlights: Middlebury football upends Hartford 27-14

MIDDLEBURY - Quarterback Tim Goettelmann piled up three touchdowns in a 100-yard rushing performance to fuel Middlebury's 27-14 win over Hartford in ...

Vermont H.S. championships: Previewing all 13 title games

Snapshots of 13 title-game matchups for Championship Saturday in boys and girls soccer, boys and girls volleyball and field hockey.

H.S. soccer: Lakers land last-minute win over Burlington  WPTZ

Madison Finelli headed home a corner kick with 15 seconds remaining to send the Colchester girls soccer team to a 1-0 victory.

Vermont high school football: Week 1 power rankings

After beating St. Johnsbury in title-game rematch to open 2018 season, Hartford takes over top spot in the Week 1 football power rankings.

Town Meeting Day: 5 things to know about Colchester's ballot

Voters will consider joining a regional dispatch and whether to hand over authority to the town manager to pick the town clerk.

Colchester selects new Town Manager

The Colchester Selectboard has unanimously selected Aaron Frank to serve as the town's new manager.

Academic all-stars: Colchester High School

Maxwell Brault and Haley Kieny are in the spotlight.

Is flag football or tackle football the future for Vermont youth leagues? Debate simmers

Should kids in youth football leagues be tackling? And how at what age? Or is flag football a better option? Is it really safer?

Saturday's highlights: MMU clinches top seed with win over Fair Haven

JERICHO - Jehric Hackney rumbled for four touchdowns and Mount Mansfield secured the top seed in the Division I playoffs with a 46-36 victory over Fair Haven ...

Woolf: Vermont's student test results aren't worth the money

On the surface, Vermont's students performed well on the recently released 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test. That is the only test ...

Connecticut cop with Vermont ties killed trying to break up fight  WCAX

Friends and colleagues of Matthew Mainieri recall the Colchester native's dedication to serving others.

Vermont high school football: A midseason report on storylines, contenders

With the 1st half of the regular season in the books, a look at the top storylines and title contenders in Vermont high school football's 3 divisions.

Colchester's Riley Magoon featured in Sports Illustrated FOX44 & ABC22

Colchester softball star Riley Magoon topped off her stellar senior season with a feature in the mid-June issue of Sports Illustrated.

2018 Burlington Jazz Fest: High School Bands Schedule  WPTZ

Check out when and where to find your favorite high school bands during the 2018 Burlington Jazz Festival!

Woman killed on Southwest Airlines flight went to Christ the King, Champlain College

Jennifer Riordan, the Vermont native who died Tuesday after a jet engine blew on a Southwest Airlines flight, was "probably the kind of person everybody would ...

UPDATED: Police investigate threatening letter to Colchester House candidate

The letter GOP House candidate Deserae Morin reportedly received threatening her with sexual violence and death. Courtesy photo. This story was updated at ...

Maine woman's death ruled as suicide  WCAX

Authorities in Maine have now ruled the death of a former Colchester High School graduate as a suicide.

Super Senior: Jim Carter  WCAX

Super Senior Jim Carter has dedicated his life to the love of baseball. He's also taken personal tragedy and turned it into life lessons for young people.

How to fix high school football in Vermont

To conclude the series on the "State of Vermont High School Football," the Free Press offers solutions to fix the sport's declining numbers.

State's second-largest mobile home park put up for sale in Colchester  Milton Independent

A mobile home park in Colchester has been listed for sale, forcing hundreds of residents to decide whether they want to create a multi-million-dollar bid.

Vermont midterm election results: The winners and losers

Vermonters have voted, backing incumbents in every case for congressional and federal races. Burlingtonians agreed to spend substantial amounts of money ...

How do Vermont schools determine when a threat is credible?

School and public safety officials say relationships between those agencies and in-depth threat assessments are keys to success.

Results: Colchester passes town, school budgets

Colchester voters passed their town and school budgets on Town Meeting Day on Tuesday, according to a tweet from Selectboard member Jeffrey Bartley.

Body found near home of missing Maine teacher  WCAX

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office will not say if a body found in North Yarmouth, Maine is that of missing Colchester High School graduate and UVM alum, ...

Canes Sink Lakers Again in D-I Football Quarterfinal  Valley News

White River Junction — Colchester High football coach Tom Perry opened up the playbook and threw everything but the kitchen sink at second-seeded Hartford ...

Colchester's Duggan beats cancer twice to play football in senior year

Senior Brayden Duggan fought two bouts of testicular cancer and now is healthy and cleared to play football for the Colchester High School Lakers.

Vermont Parents: Here's What You Need To Know About Wednesday's #NationalSchoolWalkout  Vermont Public Radio

Students across the country and around Vermont are planning school walkouts and other protest actions Wednesday morning, March 14.

St. Albans high school evacuated after shooting threat

For the second day in a row a Franklin County high school closed early and sent students home in response to a threat of a school shooting. Students were ...

2018 Chittenden County H.S. baseball outlook

A look at Chittenden County's eight high school baseball teams for the 2018 season.

Where are the fireworks in Chittenden County and Vermont?

Where to find Vermont fireworks and Fourth of July events in Colchester, Essex Junction, Milton, Richmond, Shelburne and Williston.

The Fallout: Schools wrestle with safety, anxiety after Parkland  Milton Independent

Tucked between thoughts of soccer practice and an upcoming economics test is the ever-present notion that it could happen here.

Vermont elections 2018: What's on the minds of Vermonters the morning after midterms?

The votes have been cast. The results are tallied. We listen to what Vermonters make of the midterms.

Colchester's Olson overcomes heart defect to shine on football field

Despite two open-heart surgeries before age 2, Colchester junior Bailey Olson has thrived to become one of the state's top wide receivers.

Tuesday's Vermont sports scores and Wednesday's schedule

Vermont sports scores and schedule for Dec. 19-20, 2017, as reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

National Walkout Day: What students have planned in Vermont schools on March 14

Vermont students are planning planning their 17-minute protests of gun violence on the Parkland, Florida, mass shooting anniversary.

Colchester teacher competes next week on 'Jeopardy!'

George Deane, humanities teacher at Colchester High School, to take part in two-week teachers tournament on TV quiz show.

Wednesday's highlights: South Burlington blanks Colchester in girls soccer

Meg Harton's tally early in the second half was the difference in South Burlington's 1-0 win over Colcheser in high school girls soccer Wednesday.

RESULTS: Chittenden County Town Meeting Day 2018

Stay tuned here for results from Town Meeting Day in Chittenden County, from Bolton to Winooski.

Vermont Chapter honors state's football players

The Vermont Chapter of National Football Foundation celebrated the 2017 season at its 25th annual awards dinner this past weekend at Castleton.

Vermont elections 2018: Residents exercise their vote Vermont

See Vermonters in and around Burlington take to the polls for the 2018 midterm election.

David M. Dow | Obituaries  Stowe Today

David Marshall Dow, 75, who lived in the East Hardwick area for more than 43 years, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at his residence.

Guide to 2017 local graduation ceremonies

Correction: Champlain Valley Union High School graduation will occur at 1 p.m. Friday, June 16, at University of Vermont's Patrick Gymnasium. Due to a source ...

History Space: Colchester Causeway and the Island Line

Maybe it was 1969. It definitely was shortly after we moved to Colchester in the fall of 1968. In early spring, our neighbor invited our family to accompany him for ...

2017 Chittenden County high school girls soccer outlook

A look at key returning players, newcomers and storylines for the nine Chittenden County high school girls soccer teams ahead of the 2017 season: RELATED:

Chittenden County voters take to the polls on Town Meeting Day

Scenes from Town Meeting Day across Chittenden County.

Once, Jennifer Riordan sparkled. Now, a fund honors Southwest Airlines victim.

A new charitable fund has formed in memory of Jennifer Riordan, the Vermont native who died this past April after a jet engine blew on a Southwest Airlines ...

Colchester will stop plowing private roads in winter 2018

During a meeting Tuesday evening, the Colchester Selectboard unanimously decided to discontinue the practice of plowing private roads.

Snelling Center for Government announces Vermont School Leadership Project Class of 2018  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine The Snelling Center for Government is pleased to announce the Vermont School Leadership Project Class of 2018.

Residents escape Whisper Ln. blaze  Milton Independent

Four residents of a multifamily home at 19 Whisper Ln. escaped a structure fire on Thursday morning, Milton Fire Chief Chris Poirier said. The fire started ...

Body found in North Yarmouth confirmed to be missing teacher  WMTW Portland

The woman's body found Friday in North Yarmouth is that of missing teacher Kristin Westra, officials said Sunday.

Vermont’s Fraser is ‘Fittest Man on Earth’ again

Colchester product wins CrossFit Games for second straight year.

Colchester family mourns U.S. Marine killed in crash

The father of a U.S. Marine killed Monday in a military plane crash in Mississippi said his son loved his job and found a love for nature during his early life in ...

Should Colchester plow private roads? Residents passionate and divided

Colchester is in the unenviable position of creating a plowing policy for private roads, a topic that has divided residents. Decades without a formal guideline has ...

Colchester blanks Burlington to reach semifinals

COLCHESTER – This isn't the same Lake Show that was on display last year. Or, actually, scratch that. It's almost entirely the same Colchester High School ...

Chittenden County polling locations

The polling times and locations in Chittenden County towns for the Aug. 9 primary and Nov. 8 general election.

The 2017 Chittenden County H.S. football preview

A look at the eight high school football programs in Chittenden County ahead of the 2017 season.

Jace Laquerre, of Colchester, Elected Youngest RNC Delegate in Vermont History

News Relese — Jace Laquerre May 21, 2016. Contact: Desk of Jace Laquerre,, (802) 399-0994. Colchester, VT- Jace Laquerre,17, ...

Hartford's Hamilton Named Vt. Gatorade Player of the Year  Valley News

White River Junction — Tyler Hamilton still carries around scars from Hartford High's football season, the most notable being a high right ankle sprain that has ...

Colchester’s Lefebvre, Bernard connect at UVM

UVM women's coach Kristi Lefebvre hires fellow Laker legend Lauren Bernard as assistant.

Varsity Insider: Week 4 girls soccer power rankings

The season's fourth installment of Vermont high school girls soccer power rankings for the Varsity Insider.

2016 Chittenden County H.S. boys basketball outlook

A look at all nine Chittenden County boys basketball teams ahead of the 2016-17 season.

2016 Chittenden County H.S. baseball preview

A look at all nine Chittenden County baseball teams heading into the 2016 season.

Sanders boosts arts education at town meeting in Hinesburg

Youthful civic engagement and federal arts support are crucial to country's future, Sen. Bernie Sanders tells students.

Orange Southwest Names Superintendent  Valley News

Randolph — The Orange Southwest School Board has voted to hire a Vermont native who most recently worked as a high school principal in Massachusetts to ...

LIVE ELECTION DAY: Chittenden County residents vote

Vermonters head to the polls and watch the results of Election Day 2016.

Colchester Wants Original Bike Racks With Style  Vermont Public Radio

Attention artists: Colchester wants you to design its new bike racks. The Town of Colchester is asking artists to submit designs for permanent outdoor.

UVM javelin thrower De La Bruere finds the zone

Isaac De La Bruere chasing school record, NCAA championship berth this spring.

Sister act central piece for Colchester soccer

Three pairs of sisters part of core rotation for 13-0 Lakers.

Poké Bowls Coming to Williston  Seven Days

The Scale Poké Bar, a restaurant that specializes in poké bowls, is expected to open on March 15 at 373 Blair Park Road in Williston,...

Cultural Mosaic: Africa Jamono Drums Up Love for New Beats  Seven Days

When Africa Jamono performed at Colchester High School's auditorium in mid-February as part of the district's International Week celebration, supporting ...

The life and legacy of Fanny Allen

If there is a name profoundly associated with Vermont, it is that of the Allen family. Specifically, it is that of the brothers Ethan and Ira, who, in their own turn, had a ...

In Historic Shift, Vermont’s GOP Governor and Democratic Leaders Embrace Gun-Control Measures  Seven Days

Updated at 6:22 p.m. Vermont's gun politics experienced a historic shift Thursday morning. “It's a sea change,” said Sen. Dick Sears (D-Bennington), who has ...

Comcast Awards $29,000 In Scholarships To Vermont High School Seniors  PR Newswire

MONTPELIER, Vt., March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to ...

Take a break from holiday hubbub to enjoy these Christmas-season arts events in Vermont

While you're decking the halls and trimming the tree and doing all that Christmas-season stuff over the next month, don't forget to take a moment to check out ...

VT students named National Merit finalists

Just under 40 Vermont students are semi-finalists in a prestigious academic scholarship program that weighs test scores, school academic record and ...

Milton student wins essay contest

Sen. Bernie Sanders is sponsor of the annual State of the Union essay contest.

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