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Suicide Attempts Spike in Chittenden County, Towns Band Together in Response
February 16, 2018

Six Chittenden County towns have banded together to fund a team of social workers who can embed with county police, as city and town officials say their officers are struggling to respond to mental health crisis calls. 

"We’re in over our head on some of these mental health calls," said Colchester Police Chief Jennifer Morrison earlier this month. Read more . . . .

 


Curling Fundraiser Takes Final Sweep March 10
February 15, 2018

The Howard Center’s ninth and final annual Curling Challenge is just around the corner with organizers saying the event will be retired after this year.

Saturday, March 10, teams will take to the ice at Cairns Arena in South Burlington for their final fundraising matches to support the nonprofit counseling center. Read more . . . .


Ahead of Sentencing, U.S. Attorney's Office Recommends Leach be Sentenced to 5 Years Probration
February 14, 2018

The teenager who plead guilty to sending death threats that lead to several days of lockdowns last spring at South Burlington High School will be sentenced next week.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office and Josiah Leach’s defense attorney are recommending Leach, 19, of South Burlington, be sentenced to 5 years probation. Read more . . . .


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