Author: Sun staff

Letters to the editor (1/18/2018)

Act 250 needs reboot Thank you to [Colchester Sun publisher] Emerson Lynn for his piece on Act 250 in the Jan. 4 issue of the Colchester Sun.  My husband and I have long felt that this law is responsible for the hindering of major projects that would benefit Vermonters.  Developers seldom even want to look at our state as a place for a new business, store, housing project, shopping center or recreational area, thanks to the expensive and time-consuming process that Act 250 requires for permitting. One need only look at the many years Costco has tried to put...

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Michael and Claudia Cabral, of Colchester, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Cabral to Nathan Haag, son of Michael and Anne Haag of Gansevoort, N.Y. Emily is a graduate of Cornell University and is a commercial lender for NBT Bank in Burlington. Nate is a graduate of Plattsburgh State University and works in human resources for Keurig Green Mountain in Williston. A September 2018 wedding is...

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Academic Achievements

The following students from Colchester were named to the Champlain College Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester: Nathaniel Adkins, Cynthia Alers-Rodriguez, Chantel Bailey, Molly Dickin, Clayton Ellwood, Jordan Hillis, Noah Kozlowski, Monique Lavallee, Cheri Leete, Svea Phelps and Rachel Rosenbaum. Students are named to the dean’s list for achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Isabella Bertoni has been named to the Nazareth College Dean’s List. To achieve this, a student’s grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work. Bertoni is majoring in musical...

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Goldstein honored with Department of Defense commemorative award

Mike Goldstein of Colchester was the honored recipient of the Department of Defense commemorative award, which was presented to him on November 22 at the Colchester American Legion Post 91. Goldstein retired as a Brigadier General after 40 years of service, including assignments as the Commander of the 1st Battalion, 86th Field Artillery Regiment and Commander of Division Troops 42nd Infantry, Vt. Army National Guard. The award is an impressive eagle’s head embossed on a lapel pin. It commemorates members of all military branches who served throughout the world during the Vietnam era from 1955 to...

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Houghton appointed state president of AARP

Marie Houghton of Colchester has been appointed state president of AARP `Vermont, a volunteer position that works closely with staff and volunteers throughout the state. Houghton attended Champlain College and worked for IBM for 45 years, spending most of her career in the department of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs. Her new responsibilities include serving as the primary volunteer spokesperson, chairing the AARP Vermont Executive Council, building networks and community partnerships and recruiting new...

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