Michaela Halnon

Trial delayed for fair stabbing suspect

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A man accused of fatally stabbing a victim at the Champlain Valley Fair last summer will continue to be held without bail after attorneys requested more time to depose witnesses, court documents show. Jacob St. Amour, a Williston resident, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges in September after prosecutors say he fatally wounded 22-year-old…

8084 debuts memorial song for radio personality

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Four months after the death of STAR 92.9 radio personality and program director Jennifer McClintock, known on air to fans as Jennifer Foxx, the Vermont rock band 8084 is staging a memorial concert in her honor. The show, happening on Saturday, May 13 at the Higher Ground Ballroom in South Burlington, will also feature an…

CUSI negotiates lower rent deal

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The Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations has negotiated lower rent after state officials asked the nonprofit to start paying $50,000 a year for its basement level office on Cherry Street, a sharp increase from the $1,000 they paid annually between 1999 and 2016. Eight detectives from police departments across the county, including Detective Morgan Lawton…

EHS theatre advances to state competition

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The Essex High School Theatre Company has advanced to the state one act competition after its successful performance at the regional festival this weekend. Students from BFA-Fairfax and St. Albans, Milton, Stowe and Lamoille Union also showed off their dramatic dexterity at Milton High School on Saturday, each performing skits that clocked in under an…

Try town: Mood Swings

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Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment of our “Try Town” series, in which Milton Independent, Essex Reporter and Colchester Sun reporters try activities available in our communities. Submit your suggestions to news@essexreporter.com. With snow swirling outside, I tromped into the Milton Public Library for my first swing dancing lesson with Michael Boucher and Heather…