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Meet the flockers

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Rec brings back flamingo prank If you wake up one morning and find a flock of pink flamingoes on your lawn, don’t worry – it’s likely that you’ve been flamingoed by Colchester Recreation. The department has brought back its popular…

Police seek armed robber

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A masked man held up a Champlain Farms store along Roosevelt Highway in Colchester on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by the Colchester Police Department the same day. The robber, a white man described as roughly 5’8” tall with…

Sports

Funatics back at it

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The Colchester Funatics filed into Airport Park this month for their fourth annual three-day pickle ball tournament. Marilyn Tofani set in motion the Colchester-based 50-and-over pickleball club with the help of part-time Colchester resident Wayne Davis. This year, the 50-and-over club raised $180 for the Colchester Recreation Department while fielding 39 players across six divisions.…

Five Colchester players team up for Babe Ruth title

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After an undefeated regular season of Babe Ruth baseball, a quintet of 13-year-old Colchester players partnered with players from Vergennes, Shelburne and Mt. Abe to create the Suburban All-Star team under head coach Brian Carey.  A year later, it was déjà vu. Last summer, Carey guided the Colchester 11-12 All Star team to a district…