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Burnham Memorial Library Book Reviews: May 17, 2018

Little Fires Everywhere By Celeste Ng Adult Fiction, 2017 Reviewed by Katarzyna Janiga, Adult Circulation Services Shaker Heights is an upper-class suburb in Ohio where everything is planned, from garden decorations to children’s future lives: they end up in Ivy League Schools, have successful careers and all move back to Shaker Heights, where the pattern continues. Rarely does anyone go against the norm. Mia and Pearl Warren begin to rent out a small apartment from one of Shaker Heights’ most prominent residents, Elena Richardson, and slowly disrupt the carefully crafted community because of their refusal to conform. At the...

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Ben Rathe

Rathe led the Lakers to a victory over South Burlington, the team Colchester fell to in the team championship match last spring, with Rathe reversing his loss to the Wolves’ Sam Walker with a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles in Colchester’s 5-2 victory May 7. Rathe followed his win over Walker with a dramatic victory two days later over Champlain Valley’s Ivan Llona, taking a marathon 16-14 tiebreaker after they split their first two...

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Weekly Town News: May 17, 2018

Manager’s Message Aaron Frank, Town Manager Colchester’s Town Plan development kicked off May 15 at 7 p.m. to create a vision of our community for the next 20 years. A town plan sets out a course for how a community wishes to develop and actions necessary to achieve those goals. Colchester’s plan primarily focuses on land use while also providing guidance on natural and cultural resources, parks and recreation, energy, transportation/utilities, economic development and municipal services. How and where will we grow? What issues do we need to address? What will our community look and feel like in the...

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May 17, 2018

REP. MAUREEN DAKIN I sit here in my seat, Seat 91, on May 11 while we fly through numerous bills advancing toward adjournment. (Interesting factoid: our seat numbers match our license plate numbers.) I think it’s anyone’s guess when we’ll adjourn. The minimum wage has been the big news thus far this week. All session I tried to work to a “yes,” but ultimately voted “no.” Here’s part of my floor remarks explaining my concerns: The Appropriations Committee took hours of testimony on this bill over two months. Based on that testimony I continue to have serious concerns that...

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May 17, 2018

Thanks for pickleball coverage I would like to commend Colchester Sun’s Ben Chiappinelli for an excellent article on the growing popularity of pickleball in our community. It was well written and exposed our need for improved/additional playing facilities for the fastest growing sport in the United States. Thanks, too, to Mike LaPan for organizing the meeting and the thoughtful comments made by the meeting participants. I look forward to helping move this initiative forward. Wayne Davis...

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