Kaylee Sullivan

Bridal business weds hair and makeup

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For bridal makeup and hair stylist Sarah Crowley, the best part of a wedding isn’t when the bride walks down the aisle – it’s when the getting ready process comes to an end. With her dress zipped, a veil slipped on and makeup and hair done, the bride is finally at ease after months and…

Got milk: Old-fashioned milkman moo-ves bottled product

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The loud rumbling of Peter Carreiro’s delivery truck came to a slow halt last Thursday evening as he quickly jumped out, a boisterous “hello!” traveling across the yard to one of his many loyal customers. “Oh, we love milk!” Monica Aurigemma exclaimed as she scurried to give Carreiro an empty glass milk bottle. Carreiro is…

Goats enjoy Christmas cast-offs

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Four years ago, Karen Freudenberger and Chuda Dhaurali brought an unconventional method of Christmas tree recycling to Colchester. This year, Dhaurali is continuing the event’s legacy, but without Freudenberger’s kind soul by his side. Freudenberger, founder of Colchester’s Pine Island Community Farm, died December 1 after fighting a longstanding heart condition, Amy Kirk of Pine…

Lawmakers converge in Montpelier

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The State House’s new class of legislators were all in attendance last Thursday for Gov. Phil Scott’s inauguration. Pictured here are some of Colchester’s representatives, some familiar faces and others brand new to the Golden Dome. Photos by Kaylee Sullivan.

Town completes Operation Fire Cuffs

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Smiles abounded last Thursday at the University of Vermont Medical Center as children gathered with police officers, firefighters, rescue members, Champ and the big man himself – Santa. Officer Michael West and Cpl. Jamie Bressler of Colchester police were among 50 or so emergency personnel from around the state who helped collect toys and gifts…

Busy bodies: UPS delivers in holiday season

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Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a series exploring a professional’s busiest time or day of the year. For December, we delve into what it’s like to work for UPS during the holiday season. A teenager wearing a Santa hat stood with her mom, quietly chatting at the register of Essex Jct.’s UPS store last Friday…