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Malletts Bay School kids call for diaper donations

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Beatrice Melo of Malletts Bay School with diaper donations

A band of fifth-graders at Malletts Bay School are calling on the community for diaper donations, hoping to collect a whopping 500 pounds of the baby basics for the Committee on Temporary Shelter by December 18. “We decided it was just a nice thing to do for our community because homeless people need to spend…

Police: Boat sinking in Malletts Bay breaks no laws

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sinking boat in malletts bay

Last week, the Colchester Sun confirmed reports of a half-sunk boat bobbing in Malletts Bay about 60 feet from the beach off East Lakeshore Drive. After inquiring with the town of Colchester about the troubled vessel, town manager Dawn Francis replied in an email. “We are working with the [Colchester Police Department] and our harbormaster…

The Colchester Sun is moving to Milton

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The Colchester Sun is moving to 69 Main St. in Milton

As of next week, the Colchester Sun will have a new home. On December 14, the Sun will move from 42 Severance Green #108 to 69 Main St. in Milton, the home of our sister paper, the Milton Independent. Since I took over the helm of the Sun and Essex Reporter in March 2016, the…

CHS student develops pronoun program for staff

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With marked confidence, 15-year-old Tracy Wear approached Colchester High School principal Heather Baron halfway through the last school year with a host of suggestions for the district in hand. Wear, a lifelong resident, had recently come out as gender non-binary, meaning the sophomore doesn’t identify as exclusively male or female and prefers to be addressed…

Colchester man pleads guilty to child porn charges

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A Colchester man was sentenced to 114 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a new release Monday. Nicholas Rodimon, 31, viewed and paid for online “sex shows” from a woman in Romania via Skype beginning in 2014, the DOJ says. The woman, identified…