Author: Sun staff

VNA adult program has a day at the fair

Colchester Adult Day Program participants strolled through the Champlain Valley Fair last week, excitedly visiting barn animals, taking in pig races, safari showcases and munching on fare from an assortment of local eateries. Some played carnival games, winning large stuffed animals as prizes, while others eagerly pet rabbits and watched dogs jump through hoops. Participants say they look forward to the annual trip, which started over a dozen years ago. This year, 71 people attended the annual trip – 33 participants, 25 volunteers and 13 VNA staff members – and enjoyed all it had to offer. “Participants are so...

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PotW: Pixie, lovely haircut for a lovely lady

Sex: Spayed female Breed: Domestic long hair – black & white Age: ~ 10 years old Reason Here: I was found abandoned Arrival Date: 6/26/2018 Pixie, a fluffy cat by birth, came to HSCC with quite a bit of matting in her fur. Because of this, she had to get a true “pixie cut” a.k.a. “lion cut” and although she may not care for it, we think she’s lovely no matter what’s on the outside! As a senior lady, she spends her days casually strolling from bed to bed and otherwise she just loves curling up and taking plenty of cat naps. Gotta get...

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Fall sports off and running

Even though school didn’t start until Wednesday, student-athletes were already hard at work, running the trails at Hard’ack in St. Albans. The Lakers begin the season strong with team wins for the junior-senior boys and girls in their first meet of the year. BFA Class Race 4K Hard’ack; Monday, Aug. 27 Colchester Results Junior-Senior Boys 2 Jaydon Sartwell 15:16.3 3 Alex Frank 15:22.1 4 Josh Wefers 16:12.2 5 Ethan Carnesale 16:27.7 8 Gavin Sicard 16:56.9 9 Zachary Goad 17:11.5 13 Patrick Flaherty 18:44.1 15 Angelo Trevisani 19:12.3 21 Nick Perry 21:42.4 24 Spencer Plumpton 22:58.0 TEAM SCORES: 1. Colchester 22;...

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Will Trump drown in the swamp he created?

By Angelo Lynn Not since President Richard Nixon has the United States faced the prospect of indicting a sitting president, and not since Nixon has a sitting president been implicated in a felony crime. In Trump’s case, this first felony allegation relates to failing to record the payoffs to two women with whom he had sexual affairs while he was married to Melania Trump as campaign expenditures. Those funds, the prosecution found in compiling charges against Trump’s personal lawyer and fix-it-man, Michael Cohen, amounting to hundreds of thousands of dollars and were used to buy their silence ahead of...

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Look out below!

Fore! Dozens of golf balls hurtled down from a helicopter out of Milton’s Mansfield Heliflight fleet last Sunday and fell through a grey sky down toward Airport Park during the third annual Colchester Lions Golf Ball Drop fundraiser. Participants purchased a ball to enter and closest to the pin received a prize of $1,000. It appears no birdies were hurt (or scored) during the event. Photos by Kyle St. Peter for CVNG....

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