Hampton council rules dog not vicious

     A vicious animal hearing ended in compromise at last Thursday’s Hampton City Council meeting when the dog’s owner agreed to make an effort to avoid future incidents.

     Mark and Gloria Siciliano’s Border Collie, Zoe, seems to have a beef with Hampton wastewater employee Trevor Murphy. Nearly every time Murphy goes to read the water meter at a neighboring property, Zoe leaves her yard to either nip at his heals or bark at him on the sidewalk.

     The dog has never physically bit Murphy, but run-ins have led to various complaints and citations filed with the Hampton Police Department and a handful.

Read the full article in the July 2 edition of the Hampton Chronicle.